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).

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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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CEC Adopts 2019 Title 24 Standards, Year of Duct Rumors Continue

Wow! There was quite the cover story in the June 2018 issue of Indoor Comfort News. Contributor Ted Rieger wrote about the California Energy Commission (CEC) adoption of 2019 Title 24 energy efficiency standards. The Year of the Duct building code rumors continue.

READ NOW: Looming Code Changes, Rumoring 2018 The Year of the Duct

Building codes throughout the country have been getting a lot of media buzz lately. Energy efficiency for HVAC systems is a growing priority among building owners, […]

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Homeowners Feel More Comfortable, Lower Utility Bills with Aeroseal

Contractors are truly making the lives of homeowners better, worldwide. Recently, Arizona Homeowner Don T. and his wife just had their home ductwork sealed with Aeroseal by local contractor FreshEnergy Home Comfort Solutions (a.k.a. Brothers Reidhead Insulation). The sealing was an oustanding success, and the story is truly life-changing, for the better!
Prior to sealing the air duct system of their house with Aeroseal, Don and his wife were dealing with uncomfortable temperatures in their home and high monthly utility […]

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ACHR News: Additional Services Spike HVAC Contractors’ Bottom-line Revenues

In 2018 Contractors Look Beyond Traditional HVAC for Growth, ACHR Reports

“Go Beyond the Box.” It’s a motto that helps define the Aeroseal business model and has been getting attention in the news recently. An ACHR News cover story freshly published last week proclaimed, “Additional Services Spike HVAC Contractors’ Bottom-line Revenues.”
In the article, ACHR contributor Nicole Krawcke explains, “For service contractors, there are many reasons to expand offerings to include another trade.” HVAC contractors are seeing benefits in the motto, “go beyond the box,” and helping their customers in more […]

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Rumoring 2018 The Year of the Duct

Looming Code Changes, Rumoring 2018 The Year of the Duct

Near the end of 2017, ASHRAE Journal published an interesting article about building codes development and adoption.
Fast forward, 2018 has already been a noteworthy year for building codes.
More specifically, with the latest release of IECC and other code changes, some have called 2018 the “Year of the Duct.” There are looming code changes for duct system standards you should know. We’ve highlighted a few of them below. Also, click the image to see a snapshot of key codes changing.
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Duct Sealing Contributes to Energy Savings in Residential New Construction, DOE Reports

Recently, the DOE Building Technologies Office released its Evaluation of Building America and Selected Building Energy Codes Program Activities (prepared by IEc), and it revealed four energy-efficient building practices that have contributed to millions of dollars saved in the residential new construction market:

Airtightness
Duct Tightness
Envelope Insulation
Thermal Bridging

The following table from the report shows the energy savings in BTUs and the attribution to Building America. It’s exciting to see duct tightness in the ranks and at a time when building codes […]

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Fuel the Disruption at Lennox Live 2018 in Phoenix

Lennox Live 2018 began in Phoenix today, and it’s been an exciting time! The theme “Fuel the Disruption” is a nice complement to our game-changing duct sealing technology. Visit the Aeroseal booth #326 to see it in action.
One of the sessions at Lennox Live 2018 in Phoenix is about “Disruptive Innovation in Product: Driving Your Market Success.” It may be a shameless plug, but the award-winning, patented Aeroseal duct sealing technology is a great example of “disruptive innovation in […]

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Green Home Building on the Rise, New Study Says

Recently, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) wrote about the growth in green home building according to a new research study conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics. Read the full story here.
The study highlighted, “At least one-third of surveyed single-family and multifamily builders said that green building is a significant portion of their overall activity (more than 60% of their portfolio). By 2022, this number should increase to nearly one-half in both sectors.” One of the critical components […]

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New Construction

Over 50% Not Doing New Construction Duct Sealing. Oh My!

Last month, we launched a poll in Duct Duct News, a monthly newsletter by Aeroseal about the residential HVAC and performance contracting industries. Over 50% of the poll participants say they are not doing new construction duct sealing. Yikes! There’s a big opportunity there.
With the U.S. housing market growing and building codes for HVAC changing, there’s an increasing need for new construction duct sealing.
Furthermore, PR Newswire, backed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), just announced last week that 4 […]

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RNC Ductwork

4 out of 10 Custom U.S. Homes Built with Improper HVAC, Authorities Say

PR Newswire just published some shocking insights backed by the EPA about residential new construction, “Four in 10 Custom Homes in the U.S. Are Built with Improper HVAC Systems.” Read the full article here.
The article brings to light how often homeowners are not involved with the HVAC system design when working with a builder for a new home. “One of the most important decisions (HVAC design) for the construction of new custom homes is typically left up to multiple […]

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