Aeroseal Saving Public School District $45k a Year

It seems that our public schools are constantly in panic mode, looking for ways to save money and allocate limited resources. So it’s particularly exciting to tell you about a project where aerosealing just a single elementary school building is saving one school district about $45,000 a year. That’s a lot of bake sales! In addition, it turned the school superintendent into a hardened evangelist for aeroseal technology and he now tells other school administrators about the savings potential […]

The Grammy Award of the HVAC Industry

When it comes to industry awards, this is a biggy.  Aeroseal’s new HomeSeal duct sealing system just won a 2014 Dealer Design Award from the industry’s most respected trade magazine, ACHR News. It appears that colleagues agree – HomeSeal is an industry “game changer.” It makes residential duct sealing easy and affordable and provides HVAC businesses with a natural path to satisfying the growing customer demand for energy efficiency solutions. What makes this award particularly notable is that the panel […]

Aeroseal Closing The Gap State By State

Hawaii, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, Maine and Wyoming. That’s it.  We are sooo close. Only ten states to go before homeowners and property managers in every state in the country will have access to at least one Aeroseal service provider.  Not bad for a technology that has been available for just a short time. In fact, Aeroseal has reached a number of milestones that attest to its rapid adoption and succes. In just […]

Top 10 Questions Still Asked About Aeroseal

The word about aeroseal technology and the impact that duct leaks have on indoor comfort and energy savings is quickly spreading around the globe. But as with anything new, questions continue to arise about the technology, the process, the cost and the results. In fact, we are finding that there are about a dozen questions from homeowners and the professional HVAC community that seem to show up regularly on blog posts, Facebook pages and emails. Often times, these questions […]

Oldest Church in Ottawa Canada Fixes HVAC Issues with Duct Sealing

“It took over a year to find the cause of our even heating problem – and less than a day to fix it!” That’s what Mary Martha Hails, the facility manager at St. Albans Church told me when I asked her about the Aeroseal duct sealing work that was just completed.“We were all highly skeptical that duct leaks could be responsible for the issues we were having with the (new HVAC) system and that this new duct sealing technology […]

Another Award Goes To HomeSeal

Sorry, but we just have to boast…again. Since the launch of HomeSeal this past September, the buzz surrounding this next generation duct sealing system has been phenomenal – especially with the industry press. From The NEWS to DuctTales; ComforTech Expo to SNIPS magazine, HomeSeal has been racking up awards and being held up as an ideal solution for contractors looking to get in on the industry-transforming home performance market. And now Contracting Business magazine weighs in as well, honoring HomeSeal with its […]

The 7 Biggest Mistakes That HVAC Contractors STILL Make

Someone recently forwarded me a blog post entitled “The 7 Biggest Mistakes That HVAC Contractors Make.” It was written by Allison Bailes, founder and owner of Energy Vanguard, a Decatur, GA-based company that trains HERS raters and designs high performance HVAC systems. While the entire article was good reading, I was particularly struck by the fact that the majority of mistakes highlighted by the author were clearly relevant to those that work on duct systems if not directly related […]

Capital Plaza Hotel, Convention Center, Kentucky Saves Thousands in Energy, Maintenance Costs

To say that the owners of the Capital Plaza Hotel in Kentucky were energy conservation skeptics would be an understatement. “If it worked, everyone would be doing it” was a familiar sentiment. Today, they are true believers. With the help of Aeroseal, the 10-story hotel and convention center, in the heart of the state’s capitol, has just become the first Energy Star certified hotel in the state. Owners estimate that duct sealing and other “low hanging” energy saving measures […]

New UL Category Just For Aerosol Duct Sealing

One giant leap forward – a new category has just been added to Underwriters Laboratory’s list of approved solutions for duct sealing. UL 1381 was just created specifically to cover aerosol duct sealing technology and provides contractors with a UL-certified alternative to older methods of sealing duct leaks – such as tape and mastic. When it comes to industry standards, the UL symbol is about as ubiquitous as it gets. For more than a century, the UL symbol (the trademark […]

A Great Explanation

There’s a reason why the crew of This Old House are considered tops in the home repair programming arena. They are not only experts at fixing houses, there is no team better at providing clear, concise explanations of what they are doing. If you missed the latest episode of Ask This Old House (season 12 episode 20) you really missed the best presentation I’ve seen about this game-changing technology. Since the job it does is more or less hidden from […]