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The contract was to replace an antiquated HVAC and duct work. Since the registers are a standard size, would this connection also be a standard pre-fabricated part? What is that last connection called?

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I believe it's called a "boot", and yes, they're generally pre-fabricated.

However, if the existing ones are in good shape, they shouldn't need replacing. If they're damaged, then the reasonableness depends on what your contract says.

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The registers were in good shape, although full of dust and debris. Contractor could have shown some hustle and at least cleaned them while he had access to them. –  zundarz Oct 11 '11 at 17:20

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