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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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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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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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Do you have a question about Aeroseal

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, […]

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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 […]

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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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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

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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 […]

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HVAC Contractor Helping Homeowners

Got Home HVAC Issues? Consider a Whole-Home Comfort & Health Evaluation

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) issues in houses can be a real pain for homeowners. They make your home uncomfortable, and they usually force you to pay money to fix them that you don’t want to spend.
To make matters worse, the typical “fixes” for HVAC issues don’t always work. When that happens, you now have HVAC issues PLUS an empty wallet and maybe a bit of remorse for hiring that contractor that took your money and failed to […]

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What is Duct Sealing?

What is Duct Sealing? (As Seen at U.S. DOE Energy Exchange)

Not to be confused with ducks or seals (the animal), duct sealing is a way to improve the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) in homes and buildings. It’s a process of sealing visible and invisible air leaks in air duct systems.
Why Duct Sealing Matters
Short answer: Duct sealing makes homes and buildings more comfortable, saves energy, and improves indoor air quality (IAQ).

Improve Comfort in Homes/Buildings

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Reduce Dust/Allergens in Homes/Buildings

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Save Energy in Homes/Buildings

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To fully understand […]

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