You know, it is tough being an HVAC tech.
We get cut, burnt, sweat bullets in the summer and freeze in the winter all while installing the ducts that deliver wonderful heating and AC to your homes and offices.
But probably the worst part is navigating your crawl spaces, full of all kinds of nastiness, to do a job you all will never see! We are a proud people! We are proud of our work! But we also understand that a good job is one that you don't see or hear.
Well since the onset of "industrial" design in places like Brooklyn or Long Island City, people are opting to keep a look that is more in line with exposed brick, beams, plumbing and yes, duct work.
This article from HOUZZ.COM shows several awesome examples of how your HVAC ducts can seamlessly blend into your decor and even enhance it. It is a great option, can look amazing and can also save you on the costs and time involved with hiding it with sheet rock.