High Energy Consumption
If you want to reduce your energy consumption without a large capital expenditure, you should consider having your ducts tested for leakage.
Duct leakage can more than double fan energy use, and increase heating and cooling costs significantly. According to ASHRAE, just a 20% leakage in an exhaust system can increase fan energy use by 95%. Your energy savings potential is magnified by the fact that excess flow due to leakage often creates uncontrolled air infiltration through the building envelope or excess outside air intake through the HVAC system.
The investment in Aeroseal duct sealing is typically recovered in 3-7 years. According to the U.S Department of Energy and several other sources, Aeroseal duct sealing is one of the best energy saving solutions for property owners – and one of the most cost effective.
Poor Exhaust from Desired Areas
Duct leakage has been linked to bad Indoor Air Quality, poor humidity control and health hazards such as sick building disease and the spread of mold and other contagions within the building.
If you are having trouble getting the correct air changes per hour or trouble pressurizing some zones within your building, it could be due to duct leakage. When 20% or more of the air that is passing through your ducts is leaking out, it is not surprising that some of the zones are not getting enough air.
In tall buildings seasonal stack effects and wind loading often increase the ventilation problems from improperly sealed toilet and kitchen exhaust systems. Buildings with self-regulating exhaust dampers are particularly prone to excessive energy consumption and poor indoor air quality associated with leaking exhaust shafts.
Problems Identified During Building Commisioning
In a recent survey, over 74% of commissioning professionals agreed that buildings have significant duct leakage.
If the HVAC cannot be properly balanced or you are not getting adequate flows through some supply diffusers or return grilles, you should consider getting your duct system sealed with Aeroseal. Aeroseal is able to seal leaks in otherwise inaccessible duct systems is both new and existing buildings.
Problems Identified by Test and Balance Report
If a Test and Balance report shows that you are not getting adequate flows to some grilles, or that the grille flows do not add up to the flow at the fan, you should consider getting your duct system sealed with Aeroseal. Aeroseal is able to seal leaks in otherwise inaccessible duct systems is both new and existing buildings.
Increased Cooling or Heating Capacity Needs
If your cooling or heating needs have increased, perhaps due to higher occupancy, you may be able to meet the increased needs simply by sealing the leaks in your duct system.
If your ducts are leaking 20% of the air that they are supposed to be delivering to the zones, simply sealing those leaks can increase your ability to cool zones with increased cooling loads. Aeroseal generally seals 80-90% of the leakage encountered.
Benefits of Home Duct Sealing with Aeroseal
Aeroseal Home Duct Sealing can improve your home comfort, reduce your energy bills, and improve your indoor air quality.
Indoor Air Quality & Home Safety
Many home owners notice dust collection around registers and higher than average dust collecting on surfaces throughout their homes. Leaky ducts pull dust, mold, and other pollutants into your home, presenting indoor air quality issues and creating and/or aggravating allergy problems. Duct leaks also contribute to safety issues in residential homes relating to back drafting of gas appliance fumes, auto exhaust and radon gas into your living space.
Aeroseal home duct sealing will keep those dust, mold, and pollutants from being pulled into your living areas improving your air quality!
Energy Savings & Utility Bills
Nearly 50% of the average home’s and commercial building energy bill is spent on heating air conditioning and ventilation. Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year and costs much more to the commercial building operators / owners.
On average, 30 cents of every $1 you spend on heating and cooling your home or building disappears into thin air due to duct leaks.
The #1 reason home owners want Aeroseal Home Duct Sealing is because they experience hot and cold rooms or high temp differences between upstairs vs downstairs living areas. The majority of homes we see suffer from these issues due to leaky duct work not delivering conditioned air where it is meant to go!
Our simple process seals leaky ductwork from the inside – even the hidden ductwork behind your walls!
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Aeroseal is the best solution for a large range of Commercial building problems. Whether the problem is energy consumption, poor indoor air quality, or commissioning the HVAC system, Aeroseal is up to the job.Type your paragraph here.