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HVAC Climate Control

general information:
  • HVAC review is required before construction starts.
  • HVAC information is required for permitting and must been shown accurately on the construction drawings.
  • There is a tremendous amount of information available and thorough research can be quite time-consuming. 
Please review information and tips below. The diversity of selections is tremendous and takes some Buyers much more time than expected. We suggest limiting your selections to a few suppliers. Comparisons can be very time consuming and may not result in large cost savings. We have literature available at the office or you can contact one of our authorized vendors.

Every Selection and Decision involves common procedures. Many items listed are based on our "Standard" features package. Please check your specifications for features unique to your home.
  • Review your Specifications for Product Information and Allowances.
  • Review the NAHB Performance Guidelines.
  • Review the Use and Care Guidelines.
  • A Worksheet may be provided for your use.
After making your selection, sign the Order Authorization or corresponding Allowance Invoice and forward it to us for execution. No orders will be placed without authorization and payment. If orders are not placed by their deadlines, construction may be delayed.

requirements:
  • vendor
  • brand
  • style
  • color
  • feature
  • specifications
important information:
Information Overload
The HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning) system and components of a home directly affect, the energy efficiency, comfort and health of a home. It is the most sophisticated system within a new home and, technology and standards are changing rapidly. Interest in energy efficiency and the new "green" awareness, have dramatically changed the industry in just the last decade. Most building professionals are unaware or struggle to understand the impact that HVAC system design has on the most important functional system within the home.

There is a tremendous amount of information available in our own online library and even more from our favorite links.
favorite vendors:
250 Jasmine Rd
Casselberry FL 32707
407-831-3600
407-925-6472

Certified Mechanical
2502 Vulcan Rd
Apopka FL 32712
407-294-6324
321-229-5064

Del-Air
531 Codisco Way
Sanford FL 32771
407-831-2665
Joe LaPollo
407-353-3907

This selection should be conducted with a representative of Groninger Homes. We will schedule a meeting with the vendors if needed.

products:
 Heat Pumps
 Air Quality
 Andrews Filters
 Miscellaneous
 Nest Thermostat

hints and tips:
Green and Energy Efficiency
Please ask about Green and Energy Efficient options available with these products and systems.

Informed Decisions
The GCH Way allows you to make informed decisions without the risk of hidden agendas or profit motivation. No other category is more important than HVAC when it comes to understanding the pros and cons, or short-term and long-term benefits of the decisions you make. There's way too much information for us to even begin providing it for you here. Please allow us to help you with the HVAC system design and specifications.

additional information and resources:
Note: additional permissions may be necessary to view off-site information. Please let us know if you have any difficulty accessing available links.
FineHomeBuilding.com, The Journal of Light Construction (JLConline.com) and GreenBuildingAdvisor.com are services we subscribe to that are loaded with information and resources. 
The sites are for members only but we would be happy to obtain any of the articles you want but are restricted from viewing. 
Feel free to search either site and let us know about any of the articles or information that you want to see.

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