TITLE

Aerosol-based technology used for sealing ductwork in Florida

AUTHOR(S)
Modera, Mark P.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;08/11/97, Vol. 201 Issue 15, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the results of a field investigation on the performance and practicality of sealing residential duct leaks from the inside by injecting an aerosol spray into the duct system of a home in Florida. Rate of sealing capacity per hour of injection; Average time for the entire procedure; Outline and components of the sealing process.
ACCESSION #
9708264335

 

Related Articles

  • Seal your heater ducts and save money. Haskell, Ted; Brook, David // Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov94, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p32 

    Describes materials for sealing air ducts and how to seal them. Mastic; Mesh tape; Duct tape; Cavities used as ducts; Plenum-to-air handler connection; Duct junctions; Joints between sections; Toe-kick registers; Seams. INSET: Simplified chimney backdraft test..

  • Flushing out velocity problems. Bennett, Dick // Process Heating;Oct96, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p18 

    Presents tips on managing velocity problems in air piping systems. Estimation of the piping and ductwork for a given flow problem; Flow uniformity; Air density and weight flow rate.

  • Performance standard approved for air duct-cleaning industry.  // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;1/18/93, Vol. 188 Issue 3, p15 

    Reports on the approval by the board of directors of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) of its performance standard. Acceptable level of cleanliness; Availability of the copies of the standard; Contact number.

  • Duct leakage and system performance closely linked.  // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;10/13/97, Vol. 202 Issue 7, p6 

    Offers tips on handling air conditioning duct leakage. Downside of boosting air volume at the fan; Processes that improve energy efficiency; Tips on increasing fan speed.

  • Before duct-cleaning market blows away, hvac contractors should stake their claim. Miodonski, Bob // Contractor Magazine;Jul95, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p42 

    Comments on the issue regarding the use of carpet cleaners, chimney sweeps and insulation contractors as air ducts cleaners. Inadequate substitution for the expertise HVAC contractors can offer; Proper way of cleaning ducts; Risks involved; Duct cleaning service requirements.

  • National air duct cleaners group gains respect, marketing ability. Bas, Ed // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;3/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 11, p7 

    Reports on the National Air Duct Cleaners Association's formulation of an air-duct standard to gain credibility. Davidge Warfield's management of the standards committee; Comments of Greg Long on the importance of meeting the standards.

  • How NADCA Standard 1992-01 reads.  // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;3/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 11, p8 

    Explains the National Air Duct Cleaners Association standard's regulation number one. Visual and vacuum tests for use in air duct inspection; Test for inspection of hazardous materials; Contact information for copies of the guidebook.

  • Duct leak testing, system leakage. Monger, Samuel // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;3/25/96, Vol. 197 Issue 13, p26 

    Focuses on testing methods for air duct leakages. General procedure for preparing to test and actual testing; Test instruments and equipment needed for leakage tests; Section-testing of ducts; Recommended procedures for cleaning and caring for air-handling units and ductwork.

  • Air duct cleaners grow.  // PHC Profit Report;3/15/96, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p7 

    Reports that the National Air Duct Cleaners Association held its seventh annual meeting and exposition in Tampa, Florida from January 31 to February 3, 1996. Addition of new members at the meeting..

  • Duct-cleaning certification program is ready for launch. Bas, Ed // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;8/7/95, Vol. 195 Issue 15, p3 

    Presents sample questions of a duct-cleaning certification sponsored by the National Air Duct Cleaners Association. Schedule of certification examinations; Coverage. INSET: EPA study to scrutinize duct cleaning..

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics