BASICS OF AIR TIGHTNESS
A tight home is a high performance home
Air Leakage: [air lee-kij] The loss of conditioned air due to seepage through cracks, holes, or gaps in a building’s structure.
TYPICAL UTILITY BILLS COST*
› $265 per month
› $3,180 per year
› $95,400 per 30 years
A LEAKY HOME IS
Air leaks let in particulates, dust mites, pollen, and mold spores
If your home leaks a lot then you’ll need a larger HVAC system and you’ll have to run it more often.
Moisture and mold spores often enter homes through air leaks and get trapped in wall cavities
40% of all CO2 emissions are from buildings.
Most building emissions are from overrun HVACs.
TIGHT HOME’S UTILITY BILL COSTS
› $111 per month
› $1,332 per year
› $39,960 per 30 years
= $55,440 in savings
A TIGHT HOME IS
Tightly-sealed homes keep out particulates and offer green air even on red air days.
A well-sealed home needs less energy to stay comfortable and uses a smaller HVAC system.
Blocking moisture and mold spores means your home’s structure will remain stronger longer.
SEE HOW AEROBARRIER
HELPED A LUXURY HOME BUILDER BRING ACH50 BELOW 2 EXCHANGES
AeroBarrier is a low-cost solution to costly air leaks
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