We Seal Your Ducts From the Inside or Out
Duct-EZ is also used as a air sealer to reduce your homes indoor air loss due to infiltration and
exfiltration of heated and cooled air as well as reducing the polluted allergen air from entering your home.
Anatomy of a typical home:
We didn't even know we
were losing money
Sam Rashkin, chief architect of the Building Technologies Office in the U.S.
Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,
pointed out that the HVAC system in the majority of older residences is the
biggest single energy consumer in the home, accounting for as much as half
of a home’s total energy usage. That, coupled with the fact that the average
home’s ductwork leaks like a sieve, is a recipe for major energy loss, he said.
“It’s a big deal when the ducts leak. Basic research from DOE uncovered that
about 30-40 percent of the air traveling through ducts leaks,” Rashkin said. “If
they’re pulling air from a dirty crawlspace, that’s going to affect the IAQ. It
introduces dust and bugs. It’s not just energy — it’s comfort and durability.”
The problem, Rashkin said, is that when homes were constructed in the past,
very little attention was paid to the ductwork. And while it has gotten slightly
better in the past decade or so, especially with building codes in some states
requiring duct leakage testing and very low leakage rates in new homes, most
states have yet to adopt such strict codes.
Duct-EZ® is a high performance UL181 spray applied mastic that seals
HVAC ducts from the inside or outside.
We are proud to provide rating services to qualify new homes for the ENERGY STAR® label.
ENERGY STAR® qualified new homes are substantially more energy efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Even in states with more rigorous energy codes, the U.S. EPA ensures that ENERGY STAR® remains the symbol for truly energy-efficient performance. These homes are good for businesses, consumers, and the environment.
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