Sometimes known simply as HVAC, heating, ventilation and air conditioning are extremely important to a home's comfort, efficiency and safety. When we perform an energy audit or assessment on a home, we are looking at how air and heat move throughout the living spaces. When we notice areas that handle your heat or air ineffectively, we recommend measures to help you gain control. The first step to gaining control is sealing up air leaks and ensuring that insulation is effective across the entire thermal barrier to the outside. Once a home's envelope is sealed and insulated we focus on the mechanical side of things--the home's heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
Keeping your home cool isn't just about pumping as much cool are in as possible. It's about making sure you have the right system for your specific home and making sure that cool, expensive air goes where you want it to. A home with too much AC will often feel cool and clammy, as the unit pumps in too much cool air without pulling enough moisture out of the air. You will also pay more for a more powerful system. If a system is too small, you will also end up paying more for less comfort. An overworked system is less efficient and more susceptible to a break down. We can help you size your system and get the most out of the energy that goes into cooling the air, bring you comfort for less!
It is important for your ventilation, which includes your ductwork, to be clean and well sealed. When we talk about comfort, health and efficiency, your ventilation plays a big role. Clean ventilation and ductwork contributes to a healthy living environment by keeping your indoor air clean and fresh. Sealing your ventilation and ducts properly means more of your conditioned air reaches you lived in spaces, which means your heating and cooling systems do not need to work as hard. This saves you money in operating costs, increases your comfort and increases the life spans of your systems.
Much like air conditioning, heating starts at the building envelope to ensure that the heat generated makes as big an impact as possible. Once the system as a whole is efficient, we look to your heating equipment to see if it is able to provide optimal comfort within that system. If it can, great! Efficiency and comfort has been enhanced at a low cost. If it can't, we'll evaluate your options and provide recommendations for a system that will fit your home, enhance your comfort and do so efficiently.
To learn more about our heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems and services, call us 843-547-2191 or contact us today!
Duct Work Installation & Repair Services in Savannah, GA
Heating and cooling your home cannot be done without a duct work system. After all, this system is what makes warm or cool air travel from one room to another. In order to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature, you need to make sure that your duct work is free from leaks and other problems. However, there comes a time when your air ducts may start to experience some trouble. Because your duct work system is hidden from plain sight, you may not be aware of the damage that’s being done to your home.
Since this system is located overhead, it isn't easy to look for duct damage. For example, older duct systems are prone to producing leaks just from aging, while moisture in the air encourages rust, mold and mildew manifestation. These problems will cause your duct system to have a difficult time generating good output.
Let Aeroseal Handle All Your Duct Work Needs
There are many primary and secondary damages that are tied in with a busted ductwork system, and these include:
Air and water leaks
High utility costs
Mold and mildew manifestation
Smelly odors due to rust and wetness
Unclean air quality
At Aeroseal, we have the necessary equipment and knowledge to repair and install a brand new ductwork system. With Aeroseal’s help, not only will your ductwork be renewed, but you will also receive fast and reliable repair or installation services. If you are interested in our services, contact Aeroseal at 843-547-2191. We also offer other types of duct work services to make sure that your system is in good working order at all times. Our services are available to properties located in the surrounding areas of Hilton Head Island, SC & Savannah, Georgia.
Have you ever attempted to extract your load of laundry after a full cycle only to find that your clothes are still wet? That’s a telling sign that your dryer vent is clogged, blocked, or it’s exhaust seriously inhibited by ancient lint and debris. Dryer Duct blockages your dryer at best case to dry more slowly and worst case can cause damaging and dangerous house fires. It's essential to have your dryer duct inspected and cleaned to decrease energy usage and to ensure the safety of your home and family. If your dryer isn’t functioning properly, call Aeroseal of the Lowcountry before the dryer maintenance man. It may be a simple ventilation issue and with the aid of our technicians and equipment, we can reach even the toughest places to give you a through cleaning of your ducts!
An estimated 2,900 clothes dryer fires in residential buildings are reported to U.S. fire departments each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.” – USFA, FEMA August 2012
Even the most dillient of customers who clean out their filter each time they run a load will have built up lent in their dryer vent. The maintenance and proper instillation of a clothes dryer is detrimental to the safety of your family and those living near your home. This can be exasterbated by several factors:
Loads with heavy lint
Long hair of family members
Use of dryer sheets and/or fabric softner
We will extract lint and clean your vent allowing your dryer to breath and you can rest easy knowing that not only are you saving money on your energy bill but your also preventing a future residential fire.
Filter and Lint Monitoring Devices
Once your vents have been cleaned, you might want to consider a monitoring device to ensure that you know when they become a problem again. We can set these up and give you all the information you need to keep your home's dryer system performing as highly as possible.
Call Us For Your Dryer Vent Cleaning Needs
If you're around Hilton Head Island or Savannah or in the surrounding area and you need dryer vent cleaning, you can count on Aeroseal of the Lowcountry, where we excel at providing premier service to our customers. To learn more,complete our contact form or give us a call at 843-547-2191 and we will be more than happy to assist you with your needs.
Testing is the first piece to any duct sealing job. We want to know how leaky your ducts are and where those leaks exist. Once we've identified what the scope and location of the problem, we can devise a plan to fix it. Testing also allows us to retest your ducts once they've been sealed and show you how much of a difference the work we've done has made.
If you are interested in having your ducts tested to see if you have leaks or to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient, call us at 843-547-2191 or complete our contact form.
Getting the most out of your current duct system is extremely important to your homes health, durability, energy efficiency and comfort. With high duct performance comes cleaner indoor air and a higher percentage of heated or cooled air reaching the rooms you want it to reach. This saves you money while increasing comfort.
Steps to Better Duct Optimization
We perform through diagnostics to see if there are leaks, dirt, debree or other obstacles to making your system more efficient.
We assess your HVAC system to see if the unit(s) are the right size for your home.
We adjust the setting to ensure each room is getting the correct amount of air flow so that there are no warm and/or cold zones in the home.
If you are interested in having your ducts optimized to see if you have leaks or to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient, call us at 843-547-2191 or complete our contact form.
At Aeroseal of the Lowcountry, we care about you and your family and want to help reduce the allergens, mold and other irritants in your home. Here are a few things you can do to help you breathe easier.
Indoor Air Quality
In recent years, homeowners and businesses have started to pay attention to Indoor air quality. Aeroseal of The Lowcountry not only cleans the system, but we offer real solutions to fix the source of the contaminants.
Normal use of our builings generate many contaminants like dander, dust, pollen and other VOC's (Volatile Organic Compounds). According to NADCA, these contaminants are pulled into the system and recirculated between 5 to 7 times per day. This constant cycle combined with poor filtration and duct leakage causes build-up of contaminants in the duct system. In a typical size home, up to 40 pounds of dust is created annually through everyday living.
While dirty HVAC ducts don’t necessarily mean unhealthy air in your home, school or workplace, they may be harboring contaminants that could cause health issues.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25 to 40 percent of the energy used for heating or cooling a home is wasted. Contaminants in the heating and cooling system cause it to work harder and shorten the life of your system. Although filters are used, the heating and cooling system still gets dirty through normal use.
When an HVAC system is clean, it doesn’t have to work as hard to maintain the temperature you desire. As a result, less energy is used, leading to improved cost-effectiveness and better indoor air quality. Let Aeroseal Of The Lowcountry do detailed inspection of your system today.
Types Of Duct Cleaning
Contact cleaning uses a powerful machine that has a hose and brush assembly that is pushed through the air system. As the brush rotates and disturbs the debris, it is immediately drawn into the hose. The hose and brush must be pushed through the entire system to remove all the debris.
Negative Air Cleaning
Negative air cleaning involves placing a powerful vacuum machine at one end of an air system by attaching it to a return or supply vent using a 10 inch hose. The rest of the vents are plugged and the machine is turned on, thus creating the negative air pressure in the duct system. Debris that is light or has not adhered to the surface of the ducts is immediately drawn into the machine.
To remove larger debris or debris that has adhered to the surface of the ducts, a rotating brush or compressed air is sent through the system through one vent at a time. The brush or compressed air disturbs and dislodges the debris so it can be sent down the system into the negative air machine to be collected.
Duct Cleaning Scams
Anyone considering Duct cleaning needs to take a moment to read this very informative article from "Consumer Reports" about Duct Cleaning.
If you are interested in having your ducts cleaned, call 843-547-2191 or complete our contact form and we will schedule an appointment.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, a typical home loses roughly 20% of the conditioned air in the duct system through duct leakage. Although duct leaks are often never seen, they affect our lives everyday.
Have you experienced any of these problems?
High Utility Bills
Comfort Issues In Your Home
Excessive Dust / Fumes
Allergies / Breathing Issues In Your Home
Sealing your duct system can help battle all of the problems above. Improving the ducts properly allows air to be delivered to each room. A leaky duct system also allows unconditioned and unfiltered air to join the airstream. Excessive humidity, spores, dust, pollutants, and other allergens all find their way into your environment.
Advantages of a properly sealed and filtered duct system:
Reduced Need For Cleaning
Extended Equipment Life
Enhanced Air Quality
More information on the problems associated with duct leakage can be found on the EPA website.
Duct Leakage Solutions
AEROSEAL of the Lowcountry can help you with all of your duct sealing needs. First, we like to find out if you need duct sealing. We offer comprehensive testing & evaluation of your duct system. Based on your individual results, we will suggest the best course of action to optimize your duct system.
Traditional Duct Sealing
For accessible duct systems, traditional sealing can be very effective. This is done manually, through the use of professional grade tape, caulk, & other liquid sealants by our skilled technicians. Many times we use the duct testing equipment to help identify areas and leak, then check our work when its completed! We believe "Test...Don't Guess!"
Aeroseal of the Lowcountry Duct Sealing
A fine aerosol mist of sealant particles is injected, traveling through out the entire system locating & sealing the leakage. Unlike traditional sealing, which requires access to all ducts, Aeroseal of the Lowcountry requires only one injection point to seal the duct system.
Contact Aeroseal of the Lowcountry
If you are interested in having your duct work sealed using the advanced Aeroseal of Lowcountry method, call 843-547-2191 or complete our contact form and we will be happy to schedule a time to help you get your ducts sealed the RIGHT WAY!