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Duct Dynasty: Air Leakage, Two-story Cooling Problems

To Control Air, You Must Contain it

These temperature-related issues are often corrected simply by renovating the duct system to cure duct leakage and air-balancing issues, which created pressure-related problems in the building. There are instances, though, when you can have the perfectly designed and installed HVAC system and these temperature complaints still exist.


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Duct Dynasty: Using Duct Surface for Leakage Testing?

Simple Testing Isn’t Always the Most Accurate

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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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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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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April 24, 2012: SolarCity Introduces Home Energy Loan for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

SolarCity®, a leader in clean energy services, has unveiled a new Home Energy Loan for energy efficiency upgrades that the company says will make cleaner indoor air, greater comfort, and lower energy bills more accessible to American homeowners.


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