#1 Thing Homeowners Should Do Before Replacing Their Air Conditioner or Furnace

Before purchasing a new air conditioner or furnace, homeowners should first examine their home’s ductwork to ensure its in good working order. That’s one of the key points made earlier today by HVAC expert Ken Summers speaking at the 2019 National Home Performance Conference being held this week in Chicago. Summers, co-founder of Comfort Institute, an international home performance research, training and consumer protection organization, highlighted the importance of taking a whole-system approach to heating and cooling systems rather […]
Smart Thermostats

3 Reasons Your Smart Thermostat is Not Saving You Money

One of the advantages of the new smart thermostats is that you can program them to raise or lower the temperature of your home while you are away, for example, at work, for up to eight hours at a time. This should pay off in the form of saving you money on your energy bills. Keep in mind that you don’t need to spend $300 or more on a smart thermostat in order to save money. A $50 smart […]
Reduce Your Utility Bills

5 Ways to Lower Your Air Conditioning Bill

With summer just around the corner, you are probably looking forward to many things, including vacations, warm weather and outdoor fun. One thing you probably aren’t relishing, however, is a big air conditioning bill. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to prevent that from occurring. Here are five ways that you can lower your energy bills this summer. 1) Replace Your HVAC Air Filter Your home’s HVAC system has its own air filter that helps to prevent dust from […]
Clinton Prairie School Corporation

Aeroseal Part of $4.7 Million in Improvements for Clinton Prairie School

Breaking news from the Clinton County Daily News in Frankfort, IN: Clinton Prairie School Gets $4.7 Million in Improvements… and Aeroseal duct sealing played a major role in the savings tally! The Aeroseal duct sealing crew completed its work in June of 2018 by sealing a whopping 19,016 cfm of air leakage. The project was completed in just seven days, without any disruption to the facility. A total of seven air handling unit systems were sealed from the inside using the patented […]
Aeroseal Patented Technology

2 New Patents for HVAC Air Sealing Technology

Even though Aeroseal duct sealing technology was invented over 20 years ago, our research and development (R&D) department maintains a commitment to continuous innovation. Recently, we just added two additional patents for technology: Methods for detection, marking and sealing leaks in pipes or ducts – View Patent Details Methods for sealing, detection and marking leaks in structural enclosures – View Patent Details 20+ Years of Innovation 20 years ago in 1997, the Aeroseal technology was invented and HVAC contractors officially began using it […]

Green Building Certifications in Largest U.S. Metros at Record High

According to recent article in the World Property Journal, the nation’s largest cities are getting even greener. As noted in the 5th annual U.S. Green Building Adoption Index by CBRE and Maastricht University, researchers have found green certified office space across America’s 30 largest metros has reached 41% of market totals – the highest in the index’s history. “Green” office buildings in the U.S. are defined as those that hold either an EPA ENERGY STAR label, USGBC LEED certification or […]
Commercial HVAC Equipment

10 Issues Why HVAC Equipment Does Not Perform as Advertised

Back in 2012, the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) published top ten reasons building HVAC systems do not perform as intended. Here’s a reprint of the ten issues according to NEBB: Issue #1: Ductwork is not reinforced for the proper SMACNA pressure classifications. Issue #2: Failure to adequately seal ducts. Issue #3: Failure to understand the need to seal return and exhaust ducts. Issue #4: Failure to adequately pressure test ductwork to prove that duct sealing is effective. Issue #5: Failure to understand SMACNA […]