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?


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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