vertical pipe support

Why is pipe support needed? Pipe support is essential for several reasons. It helps prevent excessive stress and strain on the pipes. Pipe support also helps maintain the alignment and position of the piping. Finally, it helps with thermal expansion, which is important in a HVAC system. Excessive stress on the pipes can lead to […]

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Mini Split System

How does mini-split heat pump systems and standard heat pump systems compare? In this post we will cover the differences in installation, energy efficiency and flexibility to understand why mini splits are popular for home heating and cooling. Mini Split Heat Pumps. Installation: One of the main advantages of mini-split systems is their flexibility. You […]

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A refrigerant pipe hanger is an essential component in HVAC projects. In this article, we will explore the importance of piping hangers and their applications. Pipe hangers suspend pipes from a ceiling or overhead structure, providing support that prevents sagging or movement caused by thermal changes or vibrations. They vary in shapes and sizes, depending […]

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flexible drain hose

A drain hose or line is an essential component of various appliances, such as washing machines, dishwashers, and air conditioners. It helps remove wastewater or condensation from appliances and directs it to the proper drainage system. The condensation drain pipe in air conditioning carries the condensation from the indoor unit to a safe place. This […]

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soffit cover

Soffit covers are common in newer homes that are designed to cover the roof truss ends.  They give the home a finished look and usually incorporate some type of ventilation for the attic space. This is the typical location for an Inaba Denko America Soffit Inlet cover (SP). There are however other applications where the […]

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advantages and disadvantages of mini split units

Looking to replace your window unit? Mini split air conditioning units, also known as ductless AC systems, are popular because they save energy and offer installation flexibility. However, like any other technology, they also come with their own set of advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will explore both sides of the coin regarding […]

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Slimduct SD brown camouflages mini split unit of this home

How to Camouflage a Mini Split Unit When looking to install a ductless mini split system, you may be wondering how to camouflage it with your home? Many types of these systems, especially the Mini Split system, doesn’t blend in well with their surroundings well because of their shiny painted surfaces. The pipes can look […]

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VRF/VRV

The HVAC industry is rapidly changing at a pace never seen before. Customers have used Inverter heat pumps for many years. However, recent efforts to use more electricity have made them more important in discussions about low temperature heat pumps. Inverter-driven heat pump systems, such as VRF and Mini Splits, are highly efficient for heating and […]

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central air conditioning system

Did you know that Inaba Denko America products are flexible and compatible with unitary air conditioning systems? They work just as well as with mini split heat pump systems. Advantages and Disadvantages of Unitary Air Conditioning Systems Both mini split and unitary heat pump systems have their advantages depending on the application. Mini Splits are […]

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heat pump system

The Challenge: How to protect the pipes in an energy efficient commercial heat pump system, allowing for easy repair and maintenance when needed?   Meadowbrook Place in Ontario, Canada is a high-rise complex designed by Kearns Mancini Architects Inc. and built by Amico Design. It provides energy-efficient housing for low-income tenants. The complex uses VRF […]

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