Air Handler Insulation Repair

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Most air handler units have fiberglass insulation installed on the interior surfaces to provide thermal insulation, absorb sound, and help to provide the quiet operation of the HVAC system.  As a whole, if properly maintained, air handler insulation has a long-term life expectancy. In certain instances, the integrity of the fiberglass insulation will degrade and… Read more »

Indoor Air Quality and Your Homes Heating and Cooling System

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What Does the EPA say about Indoor Air Quality? The US Environmental Protection Agency states that poor indoor air quality is one of the top five environmental threats to our country. So why does the EPA feel so strongly about indoor air in homes and workplaces? Well, according to the EPA, indoor air is on… Read more »

Certified Ventilation Inspector

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Local HVAC System Inspector Achieves Prestigious Certification WASHINGTON, DC –  Local contractors Donald Kaufman, Paul Frisk, Edward Frisk, and Jason Erb of Ductworks, Inc has successfully completed the examination process to be named a Certified Ventilation System Inspector (CVI). The certification, which is administered by NADCA – The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association, is… Read more »

Planning for Air Conditioning Installation

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If you are planning on installing an air conditioner before the weather heats up, it is important to have the air ducts cleaned before the air conditioner is installed.  Having the air ducts cleaned before the air conditioning is installed will prevent numerous avoidable problems from occurring. Prevent a Dust Out When central air conditioners… Read more »

Air Duct Cleaning Methods Explained

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Air duct cleaning services have been available since the 1900’s.  Over the years there have been numerous changes in technologies and industry standards.  Air duct cleaning method advancements have improved the quality and safety of the air duct cleaning process.  Before agreeing to clean your air ducts, you should learn about the different air duct… Read more »

Air Pollution in Energy Efficient Homes

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  Air sealing the building envelope is one of the most critical features of an energy efficient home.  As new homes grow increasingly tighter to achieve ever higher levels of energy efficiency, the potential for indoor air pollution also increases. Modern Construction During construction, there are hundreds of penetrations through a typical home’s exterior. These… Read more »

Ductworks Featured In NADCA DucTales

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NADCA Member Ductworks Appears on Cable TV Show Many Companies within the HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Industry have seen a dirty HVAC system, but what about on filled with 5,000 pounds of sand and black powder?  Recently Ductworks Inc. of Arvada, Colo., a long-time NADCA member, participated in the Do-It-Yourself  cable network program “Disaster… Read more »

Pigeons Cause Devastating Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Problems

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Pigeon problems have devastating effects on the heating and cooling components and indoor air quality of a commercial facility.  Pigeon problems affect employees, maintenance personnel and potentially customers. HVAC Systems Make Perfect Pigeon Coups Unfortunately, rooftop heating and cooling units are a perfect place for pigeons to nest.  To seek shelter from the elements, pigeons… Read more »

Improve Indoor Air Quality by Understanding Air Pressurization

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Several factors contribute to poor indoor air quality that can be easily controlled. Air pressurization greatly affects the indoor air quality of a home or building. Pressurization Air flow is created by pressure differentials.  Air flow always flows from higher relative pressure to lower relative pressure.  If more air is supplied to a room than… Read more »