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You can face problem such as unwanted drafts, moisture migration, and lower indoor air quality at your home due to Air sealing or air leakage. In addition to this, Air leakage also a big reason of energy waste and high energy bills in U.S. Air leakage happens when indoor air move out through cracks, holes and openings uncontrollably and results in energy waste in homes across the United States.
To pull attention to this, EPA reported that The energy loss will be equivalent to the amount of air passes through a standard size window throughout the years if you piled up all holes, cracks and crevices of a typical home.
To overcome such problem, there is one and only affordable energy saver option that every home owner can implement is Air sealing. All the indoor air flows out through windows, doors, recessed lights, attic accesses and the holes created by electricians, plumbers and HVAC contractors and its main major reason of raising energy bills in U.S.
It's essential to notice that, around 30% of the air in your home comes from basement or crawl space. Indoor air quality of your home will improve if you seal all the air leakage point. It also decreases the chances of allergens and other airborne pollutants to enter into your living space.
Star Energy auditor will identify and locate the cracks, crevices, and holes across your home during Energy audit of your home. The Auditor has to work with care and take specific note in order to decide which hole is supposed to sealed and to provide best solutions.
Leakage through ducts are another prominent reason of energy loss in home throughout U.S. On an average, 55% of the air flows out through duct system because of its leaky joints and elbows. During Star Energy audit, Auditor use thermal imagining tool to identify the leakage point across your duct system. Both Auditor and technician, works closely to identify and seal the hole properly.
Star Energy Audits always use different types of sealants, closed-cell foam, foam board, dense packed cellulose, and duct mastic to block or seal all undesired cracks, holes and ducts through which air leaks out and results in high energy bills and wasted energy.