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 »

Preparing Your Home For Air Duct Cleaning

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Site preparation is a key element to every successful air duct cleaning service.  Before a job begins, the home owner an air duct cleaning contractor need to review and evaluate all aspects of the air duct cleaning process. Clearing Work Areas Prior to the contractors arrival ask the air duct cleaning contractor the amount of… Read more »

NADCA Safety Award

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Ductworks Awarded NADCA 2009 Outstanding Safety Award (Washington, D.C.) NADCA – The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association has named Ductworks, Inc. as a recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Safety Award.  Winners of the Outstanding Safety Award have maintained workplaces with little or no instances of employee injuries for three or more consecutive years. Matt… 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 Duct Cleaning Reviews

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Selecting a qualified air duct cleaning contractor can be a daunting task.  Luckily there are several great resources for air duct cleaning reviews that can help you with choosing the right company. Heating and Air Conditioner Contractor Reviews Heating and air conditioning contractors are often the best resource for air duct cleaning reviews as they… Read more »

NADCA Energy Research Study

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For decades the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), has been educating consumers on the process and benefits of air duct cleaning. Currently there is research study underway to measure the correlation between energy pressure drop and energy savings. NADCA Energy Research Study In February 2008, NADCA entered into a partnership with the Colorado University… 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 »

Top 10 Ways Homeowners Can Ensure Good Indoor Air Quality

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Ensuring good indoor air quality is easy once you have an understanding of the components that effect your homes environment.  Using the steps below, perform a quick checklist to improve your indoor quality. Setting the Standard for Indoor Air Quality ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers developed Standard 62.2, Ventilation… Read more »

Air Duct Cleaning Tools

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Qualified air duct cleaning contractors employ a variety of different power, pneumatic and hand tools when cleaning air ducts.  While there are numerous types of equipment used in the air duct cleaning industry, the job site to a large extent, defines what air duct cleaning tools will be used. Breaking Contaminants Loose Properly cleaning HVAC… Read more »