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Questions Homeowners Ask About Aeroseal

Do you have questions about Aeroseal? Awhile back, we published top 10 questions still asked about Aeroseal. Here’s part two of questions that both homeowners and contractors ask us about Aeroseal duct sealing in homes. We skimmed across the world wide web for questions being asked and answered throughout the global Aeroseal contractor network. What is Aeroseal? Aeroseal is a duct sealing technology that improves the efficiency of heating and cooling equipment. It’s made up of polymers, long molecules that bind together, […]

Duct Leakage 101: What is Duct Leakage?

In a previous post, we explained the differences between ductwork (one word) and duct work (two words). Here’s a summary: Ductwork is used to reference a set of air ducts in a home or building Duct work is work performed on air ducts. You cannot talk about ductwork or duct work without talking about duct leakage. Contractor working on ductwork as part of a ventilation system. It’s a significant and often overlooked aspect of homes and buildings that causes issues associated with heating, ventilation, […]
Smart Home and Building Technology

The Future of Smart Homes & Buildings: Intelligent HVAC

Imagine a home or building that is always the perfect temperature for its tenants, properly ventilated to reduce dust and airborne allergens, and operating at its advertised energy efficiency rating. With the continuous innovation in technology, that scenario is becoming a reality. Check out a cool story about it by Fast Company. What is Intelligent HVAC? As the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry becomes more tech savvy, we’re going to hear more talk about topics like smart homes/buildings and […]
New Home Construction Booming

New Construction Booming, Tighter Building Codes Looming

Amidst all of the new construction growth, the New York Times (NYT) recently published an interesting story about San Francisco’s ambitions for tighter building codes to make withstand earthquakes better. The overall goal of the city is shifting from just keeping people to safe to allowing people to return to a building after it gets impacted by an earthquake. Read the full story here. This NYT story is just one example of the tighter building codes looming throughout the United […]
New HVAC equipment

3 Questions (And More) to Ask When Looking for Your New HVAC Unit

Recently, a local news station published a story for homeowners, “3 Questions to Ask When Looking for Your New HVAC Unit.” The article was decent, but it was not great. Click here if you want to read it. Here were the three questions according to the news station article: Is the unit the right size for your home? What is the proper SEER rating for your home? What maintenance will be involved with my unit? The above questions are good, but they overlook critical […]
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3 Reasons Why Homeowners Love Home Performance Contracting

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is more than just your box-shaped equipment. The whole home is the HVAC system with three main components. They can be explained referencing a three-legged stool. What is the Three-Legged Stool of HVAC? Leg 1: HVAC equipment (furnaces, AC units) Leg 2: Ductwork Leg 3: Thermal Envelope Reason #1: Ensure No Problems Arise in the Future “Extreme” Season (e.g. Winter, Summer). Be a proactive homeowner. View the fall and spring as your proactive seasons to ensure your home remains […]
Fall Season for HVAC

HVAC is a Seasonal Business, What Homeowners Should Do in October

The hot summer months are ending which means the cold winter months coming. That’s how HVAC goes. It’s a seasonal business, and heating and cooling (HVAC) is top of mind for homeowners during these times. Unfortunately, what is less known among homeowners is what to do in the Fall and Spring (a.k.a. “shoulder”) months. These times in between Summer and Winter are great opportunities to prepare for the next extreme temperature season. READ NOW: Think Outside the (Seasonal HVAC) Box Use months […]

Abu Dhabi-Based Arzanah Medical Complex Meets Codes Thanks to Duct Sealing

The multi-billion dollar Arzanah medical complex in Abu Dhabi was nearing completion and stood ready to take its place as yet another shining example of the global leadership emanating from the United Arab Emirates. So it was with deep concern that engineers reviewed traverse readings taken from several of the structure’s HVAC risers that indicated leaks were robbing the facilities of half of the air traveling through the ductwork. Not only was this unacceptable from a building code perspective, […]
Homeowner feels more comfortable with duct sealing.

Homeowner Feels More Comfortable with Duct Sealing

One of our dealers Aeroseal Red River Valley (Aeroseal RRV) just finished a duct sealing job for a homeowner in North Dakota, and it was a tremendous success! We sat down with Taylor Riedemann, the Comfort Advisor for Aeroseal RRV, to gather thoughts about this happy homeowner’s story. Read the full story below: Erik’s Story Hot flashes. And then those turned into moments of total freezing. This was happening in my house. I would be in Finley or Simon’s room – and it […]

Nemours Children’s Clinic Halts Spread of Airborne Infections with Duct Sealing

There had been so many retrofits and extensions added to the ventilation system at Nemours Children’s Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida that engineers weren’t sure where their airflow problems were coming from. What they did know was that negative pressure and inadequate ventilation throughout the 30+-year-old building could support the spread of nosocomial infections. Their first steps in taking control of the situation was to seal the leaks in the exhaust shafts located on each floor and then seal the […]