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Leaky Ductwork Continues to Drain System Efficiency

Contractors, Manufacturers Share Tips and Tricks for Sealing Ductwork

As home-performance contracting continues to gain traction in the U.S., many HVAC professionals are taking a whole-house approach instead of simply fixing immediate HVAC problems.


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Aug. 26, 2014: Aeroseal Acquires Comfort Institute

Merger Will Combine Complementary Resources and Strengthen the Offerings Both Organizations Provide the HVAC Industry

Aeroseal LLC, the owner and licensee of Aeroseal duct sealing technology, announced that it has acquired Comfort Institute (CI), a leading provider of home performance equipment and training for the HVAC industry.


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Duct Dynasty: Duct Sealing Side Effects You Need to Know

Take Caution When Sealing Up Undersized or Oversized Equipment

Is there a possibility that duct sealing could negatively affect an HVAC system? 


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Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014: Aeroseal Highlights Portable Air Duct Sealing System

HomeSeal is a new system from Aeroseal maximized specifically to make residential duct sealing simple. All components of the duct sealing equipment are integrated into one portable box with wheels and telescopic handle.


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Aeroseal: Portable Air Duct Sealing Unit

HomeSeal is the new faster, easier, more affordable duct sealing equipment from Aeroseal. Awarded “2013 Best of Show” for its value to HVAC contractors, HomeSeal integrates the entire duct sealing assembly into a single portable unit.


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HVAC Contractors Profit from Offering Duct Services

Industry Leaders Share Tips for Selling Duct Services to Consumers
In most homes, ductwork carries conditioned air from the HVAC units throughout the house. But with as much as 40 percent of that air leaking out before it ever reaches the vent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), it seems there is still room for improvement in most customers’ homes. Enter the HVAC technician.


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DOE: Leaky Ducts are Top Energy Waster

Sealing Ductwork Can Improve IAQ, HVAC System Performance, Occupant Comfort
The average home’s ductwork leaks 30 percent or more. And while some model building codes now require duct-leakage testing and sealing, there is still a significant amount of work to be done — and a significant amount of energy to be saved.


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Sept. 9, 2013: Aeroseal Receives NGBS Green Product Certification

Duct Sealing Technology Approved by Independent Lab
Aeroseal announced that it has been approved by Home Innovations Labs as a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) product. Homebuilders looking to receive NGBS certification may now use Aeroseal to fulfill the standard’s mandatory requirements for HVAC duct sealing.


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Air Care Providing Duct Sealing with Every A/C Unit Purchase

Air Care, a Chandler, Ariz.-based HVAC contractor, announced that it is providing Aeroseal duct sealing with the purchase of a new air conditioning unit. The offer applies to all new air conditioning units purchased from and installed by Air Care for a limited time.


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Avista Offers Free Duct Sealing for Customers Residing In Manufactured Homes

Avista Utilities has announced its new Manufactured Home Duct Sealing Program, which enables qualifying customers in Washington to have their home’s ductwork sealed and receive other energy efficiency products at no cost. Avista said the service, a $500 value, can help customers save up to 30 percent on their energy bill.


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