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Steady Growth Predicted for Zero Energy Building Market

According to a new report by Technavio, the global zero energy buildings market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 39% by 2021.  A summary of the report titled “Global Zero Energy Buildings Market 2017-2021” was outlined in a recent issue of Energy Manager Today, an online daily trade publication for the energy industry.
The U.S. Department of Energy says a ZEB (zero energy building) produces enough renewable energy to meet its own annual energy consumption requirements, thereby reducing […]

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It’ll Be a HOT Time in Chicago at AHR Expo 2018

Most of the Midwest has been in a virtual deep freeze for the better part of a month. But things will be heating up next week in Chicago as the AHR Expo 2018 descends on McCormick Place. According to the cover story in the January 8th edition of the ACHR News, this year’s show is expected to be the biggest ever! Crowds of 65,000 industry professionals from every state in America and 165 countries worldwide will be walking the […]

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Passive House (De)Constructed Event in NYC

Steven Winters Associates, Inc. (SWA) has put together a panel of experts, including AeroBarrier’s Neal Walsh, for a Passive House workshop on Wednesday evening, November 28th in New York City. The Passive House Standard is known for its stringent requirements, and meeting them can be daunting for even the most experienced architects and developers. However, new technologies and construction systems coupled with tried and true best practices, make building to the Passive House standard well within reach. This workshop will […]

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A Changing World

Your world is about to change…and that could be good news if you’re ready for it.
That was the essence of what Sam Rashkin had to say to more than 200 HVAC professionals who gathered in Chicago last month for the third annual Aeroseal Success Summit.  If there is anyone who can foresee the future of the HVAC industry, it is Sam.

A pioneer in sustainable building design, Rashkin is the man behind the D.O.E.’s Energy Star for Homes program and, […]

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Happy Energy Efficiency Day 2017!

Yes, today, October 5th, is Energy Efficiency Day. This is the second annual day for regional and national advocates, companies, government agencies, utilities and individuals to join together to showcase the benefits of energy efficiency. There are many ways for everyone to celebrate Energy Efficiency Day (check out some great tips for your office or home on the official website).
Here at Aeroseal we are particularly partial to tip #2: “Seal Those Leaks!”  We are ALL about sealing leaks and […]

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Aeroseal Proudly Celebrates “Made in America” Week

It’s “Made in America Week.” President Donald Trump made the proclamation earlier this week at the American Products Showcase held at the White House, where one American-made product from each of the 50 states was highlighted. At Aeroseal, we strive to buy as many products that are “Made in the USA” as possible. In addition, all three of our signature Aeroseal duct and envelope sealing systems – HomeSeal, SmartSeal and AeroBarrier – are ALL made right here in the […]

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Breakthrough Air Sealing, Meets IECC Codes

HOT OFF THE PRESS! Builder Online recently published a news story about AeroBarrier, the breakthrough envelope/air sealing technology that is revolutionizing how homes and buildings will be built. Read the full story here.
Builder Contributor Lauren Shanesy writes, “A new technology from duct-sealing company Aeroseal seeks to eliminate some of the problems and shortcomings of traditional insulation with an automated aerosolized sealing system that is more efficient and precise than others on the market.” Anticipated to go to market in […]

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Fix Air Sealing Trouble Spots, Improve Tightness, Meet Code

With the AeroBarrier buzz, we’ve been thinking a lot about air tightness and air sealing lately.
Throughout 2017, we’ve seen tremendous success using our new air sealing technology to improve air tightness and meet code in a variety of multi-family and commercial applications: Passive House, compartmentalization, renovation, new construction, and more.
We have learned a lot too. Specifically, we’ve identified four key air sealing trouble spots that have significant implications for meeting code and improving air tightness in buildings.

Air Vents
Switches
Ceiling Lights
Air Ducts

All […]

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On the Technological Cutting Edge of Performance Contracting

Recently, Contracting Business covered an interesting story about the adoption of wearable technology (e.g. smart glasses) by contractors. Read the full article here.
Along with this new “smart glasses” innovation, Aeroseal duct sealing, AeroBarrier envelope sealing, and our sister brand Comfort Institute stand on the technological cutting edge of performance contracting. The global Aeroseal network is made up of the world’s most game-changing, innovative contractors…over 600 strong!
A great example of this elite group of game-changing, innovative contractors is Aeroseal dealer Lee […]

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4 Technologies Driving Energy Efficiency Job Market According to DOE

Employment in the “energy” industry is on the rise, according to the second annual National Energy Employment Report issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) in January.  In fact, 6.4 million Americans now work in energy, adding more than 300,000 net new jobs in 2016, which is 14% of the nation’s overall job growth. “This report verifies the dynamic role that our energy technologies and infrastructure play in a 21st century economy,” said David Foster, DOE senior advisor on industrial and economic […]

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