Improve Air Flow Balancing with Duct Sealing

Improve Air Flow Balancing with Duct Sealing

Recently, ACHR News published an article about the importance of air flow balancing for in homes and buildings. However, air flow balancing alone is not the best solution.
If the ductwork is not properly sealed, then there will be air leaks (small holes, cracks, seams) in the ductwork that will cause conditioned air to leak out of the ductwork and not reach the desired room/space in a home or building. This duct leakage can cause the poor airflow you might […]

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How to Save Energy in the Winter Months

Today marked the first legit snowfall at the Aeroseal headquarters in Dayton, OH. The ground and foliage was all white this morning. Winter is here (in the Midwest) and on the way for other parts of the country.
As the winter season is approaching your region, the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment will probably be working harder. Many people might thing that means higher utility bills, but that’s not the case.
Recently, the City of Thomasville Utilities (Georgia) published […]

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2 Hot Trends in the HVAC Industry

Just this month, ACHR News contributor Maria Taylor highlighted two hot trends in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC):

More Energy-Efficiency HVAC Equipment for Residential and Commercial Systems
Healthier Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in Homes and Buildings

Read about the full story here.
Improve Energy Efficiency and IAQ with Duct Sealing.
Too many people overlook the tremendous benefits of sealing ductwork. Duct leakage is significant challenge for getting HVAC equipment to operate efficiently and maintain clean, healthy air in homes and buildings.
When air […]

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Meet Allowable Duct Leakage Specifications with Aeroseal

IECC Code Adoption Increases, Year of the Duct Grows

With the 2018 release of the latest International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), building code adoption across the United States has been increasing at regional and local levels. Recently, Architect Magazine highlighted six cities increasing their code adoption:

Boise, Idaho
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Columbia, Missouri
Tucson, Arizona
Minneapolis, Minnesota,
Orlando, Florida

Read the full article here.

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2018 Year of the Duct Looming Code Changes

Stricter Codes, Tighter Duct Leakage Specifications
A key aspect of stricter codes is the amount of duct leakage that is allowed in ductwork […]

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Ameresco, Texas A&M, Aeroseal

Ameresco and Other Energy Service Companies Use Aeroseal

Recently announced, Ameresco and Texas A&M are working together on the university’s largest single energy reduction and modernization project. The project is anticipated to provide “a guarantee of annual energy savings to the university through 2037,” and Aeroseal duct sealing is part of it. Read about the project here.
Ameresco and Aeroseal have worked together on energy-saving projects before to use duct sealing as an energy conservation measure (ECM) in buildings.
Unfortunately, many people overlook duct sealing as a way to […]

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Spread the word about the IAQ benefits of duct sealing

The Overlooked Culprit to Poor Indoor Air Quality

Recently, ACHR News contributor Maria Taylor published an article about seven ways heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors can ensure homeowners breathe easy. The story covered a lot of good points:

Check/change your air filter regularly
Talk to homeowners about indoor air quality (IAQ) products available
Consider zoning and mini-split systems
Sizing HVAC equipment appropriately
Fixing humidity issues
Running a fan
Air sealing unconditioned spaces

Read the full ACHR News story here.
Duct sealing needs to be added to the list of ways to improve air quality […]

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Aeroseal Patented Technology

2 New Patents for HVAC Air Sealing Technology

Even though Aeroseal duct sealing technology was invented over 20 years ago, our research and development (R&D) department maintains a commitment to continuous innovation. Recently, we just added two additional patents for technology:

Methods for detection, marking and sealing leaks in pipes or ducts – View Patent Details
Methods for sealing, detection and marking leaks in structural enclosures – View Patent Details

20+ Years of Innovation
20 years ago in 1997, the Aeroseal technology was invented and HVAC contractors officially began using it […]

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Green Building Certifications in Largest U.S. Metros at Record High

According to recent article in the World Property Journal, the nation’s largest cities are getting even greener. As noted in the 5th annual U.S. Green Building Adoption Index by CBRE and Maastricht University, researchers have found green certified office space across America’s 30 largest metros has reached 41% of market totals – the highest in the index’s history.
“Green” office buildings in the U.S. are defined as those that hold either an EPA ENERGY STAR label, USGBC LEED certification or […]

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Commercial HVAC Equipment

10 Issues Why HVAC Equipment Does Not Perform as Advertised

Back in 2012, the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) published top ten reasons building HVAC systems do not perform as intended. Here’s a reprint of the ten issues according to NEBB:

Issue #1: Ductwork is not reinforced for the proper SMACNA pressure classifications.
Issue #2: Failure to adequately seal ducts.
Issue #3: Failure to understand the need to seal return and exhaust ducts.
Issue #4: Failure to adequately pressure test ductwork to prove that duct sealing is effective.
Issue #5: Failure to understand SMACNA […]

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Top 10 HVAC Industry Sessions at AHR Expo 2019 for Contractors

The annual AHR Expo 2019 is less than two months away, and we’re looking forward to this year’s event theme: Come Experience the Future of HVACR. The latest and cutting edge tools and technology – Smart homes/buildings, intelligent HVAC, high-performance construction, duct sealing, and more – will be on display in the one place.
Check out the following AHR Expo 2019 trailer video.

Looking ahead to the live event, we’ve compiled the top 10 HVAC industry sessions at AHR Expo 2019 […]

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