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Building Science Tip: Seal Your Ductwork Against Air Leaks

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Back in March we blogged about how air sealing can benefit you and your home. As important as it obviously is to resolve existing and prevent future air leaks in your home’s thermal envelope, though, you must keep in mind the air systems that are within your home, as well. We are speaking specifically about the air ducts that you use to distribute both heated and cooled air throughout your home. If those ducts are leaking, then you are going to run into a number of different problems. Even if your ductwork is designed and installed according to building science best practices, leaks may develop over time.

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