Duct Products

Aeroseal LLC: Duct-Sealing Equipment, Program

February 3, 2014

A new program lowers the barriers for HVAC businesses, duct-sealing professionals, and others looking to enter the home energy-efficiency market, the company said. 


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Duct Dynasty: Using Duct Surface for Leakage Testing?

Simple Testing Isn’t Always the Most Accurate
January 6, 2014

Are we using the most accurate metrics for determining duct leakage in a residential duct system? Would this be the best metric to use for quantifying duct leakage in residential duct systems?


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TruTech Tools Ltd.: Capture Hood

December 16, 2013

Lightweight and easy to handle, the Kanomax TABmaster™ capture hood Model 6710 allows users to take accurate supply and return airflow measurements. 


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Morgan Thermal Ceramics: Duct Access System, Fire Blanket

December 9, 2013

Composed of high-temperature fibers classified for applications up to 2,192°F (1,200°C), the FireMaster® FastWrap® XL is a flexible blanket, fully encapsulated in durable glass fiber reinforced foil facing for easy handling and installation.


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Ridgid: Camera System Head

December 9, 2013

A self-leveling camera head is available for the SeeSnake® Max™ rM200 camera system. With its always-upright, self-leveling design, the head was added to help take the guesswork out of inspections. 


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Lindab Welcomes Educators

Company Holds Manufacturing Day at Production Facility
December 2, 2013

Lindab Inc. recently held Manufacturing Day 2013 at its Portsmouth, Va., production facility.


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Trion IAQ, a division of Air System Components Inc.: Residential Motorized Air Damper

November 18, 2013

The motorized damper (TMD520) is designed to introduce fresh air into the building envelope through an intake damper that is controlled by the microprocessor-based ventilation control interface. 


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HVAC Contractors Profit from Offering Duct Services

Industry Leaders Share Tips for Selling Duct Services to Consumers
October 21, 2013
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
October 21, 2013
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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Duct Insulation on the Rise in Retrofit

Insulating Ductwork Improves Energy Efficiency, Building Acoustics
October 21, 2013
In many high-end new-build projects, ductwork is routinely insulated to help minimize energy loss as conditioned air travels from the HVAC units through the ductwork. But duct insulation is being used more and more during retrofit projects in an effort to make older homes and buildings more efficient.


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