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My old physics teacher would give you an 'A' for simply creating this question. It is important to remember that whatever solution you choose must fix the problem, and not just move the problem to a different place - AKA: the Wack-A-Mole paradox. I think the first step is to get an infrared thermometer,I chose this one,but pick your own vendor and price ...


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Firstly, it may be good to at least consult an HVAC specialist regarding any code implications to vents and air return modification. From a logistics standpoint, there are several manufacturers of 'silent' centripetal inline fans made to mate to 4" round ducting on either side. Pair this fan with a electronically controlled damper and some exterior access ...


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One thing you can do is insulate the exhaust vent all the way to the outlet. The warmer the air is when it gets to the opening, the more likely it won't freeze. Does it pass through any unconditioned spaces on the way to its outlet? If so insulate it the whole way from the furnace as best as you can.. Keep that 85f degree exhaust air as warm as possible on ...


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I can only advise you on what I think you will find. You already mentioned the best possible way to start correcting the situation, remove the gutter and finished fascia, but you cannot stop there, you will need to remove the top piece of siding that meets the soffit as well. My thought is, the metal soffit is very thin, and the soffit that you neighbor ...


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This is OK provided that the wires to the fan control switch are treated as 120VAC wires as per 725.46: Class 1 Circuit Wiring Methods. Class I circuits shall be installed in accordance with Part I of Article 300 and with the wiring methods from the appropriate articles in Chapter 3. (i.e. run using NM and not communications-type cable/wire) and ...


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A whistling sound at the return often indicates the grill is too small relative to the duct attached to it. Does consistently leaving the doors open allow the system to sufficiently heat and cool the home? For most bedrooms with more than 100 cfm of supply aor a 1 inch door cut is not sufficient opening for return air. If you have carpet installed it is ...



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