From the houseblog The Old Man and the Street, which chronicles the life of a 1912 Arts and Crafts Foursquare, comes an excellent explanation of what they did to install high-velocity air-conditioning in their 1912 home that had no existing ductwork and while they continued to live there. This type of retrofit required extreme patience from the owners as well as a willingness to see their home ripped up. The thought of installing a 5-ton blower and cutting 30 air vents is scary enough. But with this heat wave I’m sure it’s all worth it.
Air Conditioning Install [The Old Man and the Street]
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