Ask TOH | Window Trim, Pool Heater

General contractor Tom Silva installs interior window trim. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new device that will heat a swimming pool for free using the excess heat produced by a central air conditioner.

Installing Interior Window Trim
Tom installs interior window trim using hand tools.

Where to find it?
Tom used 1x4 primed pine lumber for the window trim, which is available at lumberyards.

All of the hand tools that Tom used, including a hand saw, hand plane, nail set, and hammer are available at hardware stores and home centers.

Heating a Pool with AC
Richard installs a new device that will heat a swimming pool for free using the excess heat produced by a central air conditioner.

Where to find it?
Richard installed the HotSpot FPH pool heater, manufactured by HotSpot Energy.

Expert assistance for this project was provided by Alternative Creative Energy & HVAC Inc of Blackstone, MA.


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