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ASHRAE Publishes New Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits

The newly released ASHRAE Standard 211-2018 for Commercial Building Energy Audits establishes consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits for commercial buildings. It also defines the procedures required to perform ASHRAE Level 1, 2, and 3 energy audits, provides a common scope of work for those audit levels for use by building owners and others, and establishes standardized industry practices and minimum reporting requirements for results.
The standard was approved by ASHRAE on April 30, 2018. It was also […]

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SNIPS: HVAC Duct Construction Regulations to See Changes

An article in the June issue of SNIPS Magazine confirms that 2018 continues to see duct design and installation facing an increased amount of scrutiny.
“When it comes to ductwork, there has been a long-standing chasm between best practices and cost-cutting measures,” said Ken Mueller, a ductwork fabrication specialist at Cincinnati-based HVAC contractor DeBra-Kuempel. “I’ve found that unless there is a specific performance goal being targeted or mandatory proof of compliance, attention to proper duct functioning is often lax.”
As a result, […]

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Meet Codes in New Homes, Guaranteed, Unprecedented New Construction Program

Recently, Aeroseal announced the HVAC industry’s first “Meet Code the First Time” Guarantee. However, it’s more than just a guarantee. It’s part of an unprecedented new construction program to help contractors overcome code requirements for airtight ducts that’s easier and more cost-effective than hand sealing (e.g. mastic, tape).

Read the Full Press Release Here

Since celebrating the 20th anniversary of Aeroseal duct sealing in 2017 and launching the All-New HomeSeal Connect in 2018, Aeroseal just made another big, bold move […]

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IDEA2018: Local Solutions, Global Impact – Conference Begins Today

The beautiful mountain-backed seaport of Vancouver, B.C., on Canada’s Pacific coast has been recognized as one of the most livable, environmentally conscious cities in the world. It was the birthplace of the Greenpeace movement nearly 50 years ago. It also has the lowest per capita carbon emissions of any major city in North America, and its sights are set on becoming the greenest city on the globe.
So it’s only fitting that Vancouver will play host to the 109th International […]

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Environmental Leader Magazine Awards Aeroseal Product of The Year

More than a decade after first being introduced on the market, Aeroseal duct sealing technology continues to win prestigious industry awards.
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Just this week, Environmental Leader Magazine announced Aeroseal duct sealing technology as a Product of the Year winner for the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards. But wait, there’s more!
The magazine also chose Aeroseal to receive the Judge’s Choice Award – the event’s highest honor.
Since celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, Aeroseal continues to be recognized […]

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Secret Sauce for Contractors

The Secret Sauce for Contractors: Duct Sealant By Aeroseal

Many people know about the game-changing Aeroseal duct sealing. However, the real magic is in our top secret duct sealant (liquid solution) and how it seals duct leaks from the inside of residential and commercial ductwork systems around the world. Here’s a quick summary about it.
What is Duct Sealant By Aeroseal?
Also known as the Magical Sealant and “Secret Sauce,” our duct sealant is a stable, non-toxic, non-flammable emulsion of water and vinyl acetate polymer that is aerosolized into 4-10 […]

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$177 Billion Annual Electricity Bills, U.S. DOE Research Identifies Energy Saving Opportunity

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shared concern for the rising energy costs for consumers, “more than $177 billion in electricity bills annually.” The DOE has “announced up to $11.5 million in funding” for new research to address the challenge of energy costs. Read the full article here.
Digging into the new research, proper installation and performance of HVAC equipment are major factors for identifying an energy-saving solution for homeowners. Energy costs can be lowered by managing the efficiency […]

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International Women's Day 2018

Women’s Day 2018, Celebrating the Ladies of HVAC!

Earlier this week, the world celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 with the trending social media theme #PressforProgress. At Aeroseal, we also celebrate many women leading the charge in better comfort, improved indoor air quality, and increased energy savings in homes and buildings.
Below are some of the women doing great things in HVAC!

Tammy Zditosky
Vice President
Modern Heating & Cooling
Schererville, IN
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Karla Steil
Owner
Northern Duct Seal
Oelwein, IA
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Teresa Wardlaw
President
Cool Care Heating & Air Conditioning
Columbia, SC
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Mandy Solis
Owner/President
One Hour Air Conditioning […]

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Global Market Insights Report. Air Duct Market Growth 2017-2024.

New Global Market Insights Report Forecasts Air Duct Market Growth 2017-2024

Recently, the market research firm Global Market Insights published a new report that projects exciting growth for the air duct market 2017-2024.
The full report is available by purchase only, but the research abstract is interesting. It’s interesting the article noted “enhanced thermal barrier from outdoor ambience” and “effective indoor temperature control of the building” as key factors for the growth.
Another aspect to consider would be duct leakage. If the air ducts in a building are not sealed, then the […]

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IDEA 2018

2 Must-See Energy Workshops, 2018 International District Energy Association (IDEA) Conference

We are headed to Vancouver, Canada. Later this summer, we will be exhibiting the award-winning, game-changing Aeroseal duct sealing technology at IDEA 2018, the global conference for the International District Energy Association, June 11-14, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Center in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
It’s going to be an exciting time where world-class experts and industry professionals will be gathering for insightful workshops, business networking, and more.
Looking at the session line up for IDEA 2018, here are two workshops that […]

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