EAST SYRACUSE, NY – July 06, 2011 – A new solution for home owners looking to save energy and significantly reduce their utility bill is hitting the market for the first time in many areas throughout the United States and Canada Developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with funding from the EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy among others, the new technology, call ed Aeroseal
, provides an easy and effective way to seal leaky air ducts. According to recent reports, leaky ducts are a primary source of energy loss in as many as 85 percent of existing residential homes.
works by sealing duct leaks from the inside of the duct system. Applied as an aerosol mist, the non-toxic spray travels throughout the home’s duct work attaching itself to leaks where it accumulates until the hole is sealed. According to Aeroseal, the process is 95 percent effective at sealing air duct leaks.
“Our customers save hundreds of dollars a year on their energy bill, so the application usually pays for itself in just a few short years – and then the rest is money in their pocket,” said Neal Walsh, vice president of sales and marketing for Aeroseal. “In addition to saving energy, our customers find that Aeroseal
also provides a dramatic increase in their home comfort with more effective cooling and heating in all the rooms throughout the house.”
In their 2009 report Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy , research firm McKinsey and Company ranked sealing ducts at the very top of the list as potential for increased home energy efficiency in existing non-low-income homes. At the same time, the report ranked the application as one of the lowest cost -per BTU saved.
technology has won a number of prestigious awards including the DOE Energy 100” award from the U.S. Department of Energy and The Best of What’s New award from Popular Science Magazine.
With the launch of Aeroseal LLC, the new duct sealing solution will be made available to home owners throughout the Canada
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