Asked by: Cel Shadhanhome and garden indoor environmental quality
How much flex duct should be used?
Last Updated: 24th May, 2020
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Also, is flex duct any good?
Flexibility. Flex ducts are better for existing trunk-and-branch heating and cooling systems. This is because they're more versatile and flexible. Metal ducts are more rigid due to the nature of steel, making them ideal to build an entire HVAC system.
One may also ask, how do I know what size flex duct I need? How to Size a Flex Duct
- Measure the length and width of the room where the flex duct will be supplying the air. Multiply the length and width together to get the square footage of the room.
- Figure out the amount of CFM that is required for the room.
- Use the online duct calculator (see References) and calculate the needed flex duct size.
Beside above, how far can you run flex duct?
E. Flexible duct shall be supported at manufacturer's recommended intervals, but at no greater distance than four feet. Maximum permissible sag is 1/2 inch per foot of spacing between supports.
What is the best ductwork?
Flex ducts are good for air quality because you are not breathing in fiberglass insulation lined ductwork like the Fiber Air Ducts and they are mold and rust resistant unlike galvanized sheet metal ductwork.