Question

I need to replace my ducts. What type of duct would be best?

Asked by Nadine Findley
Concord, CA

I can't use rigid sheet-metal ducts. Is there a duct that has no VOCs? Which duct would be best for someone with a lung disease?

Answer

David Lavender

Answered by David Lavender

Marine City, MI

David Lavender Architect PC

April 25, 2010

If lung disease is the motivation for replacement of ducts, you have a much larger problem to solve -- the entire ventilation system, including the HVAC unit. There are companies who can clean and disinfect ductwork. You may want to contact me directly with more information.

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Learn more about ductwork and indoor air quality in Daniel Glickman's Ask A Pro answer, "Should we replace our PVC-lined flexible heating ducts with another type of ductwork?"

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