Product modifications to the Aeroseal duct-sealing system should cause more contractors to consider this profitable add-on service. Changes include a reduction in the size of the application unit, and software that can be used with virtually any device, according to Aeroseal co-founder Amit Gupta, interviewed recently by Contracting Business."It's been a confirmational year for us, in that we have been able to move our technologies to work significantly better and faster. We're trying to
Once connected to a home's heating and air conditioning system, the non-toxic, water-based Aeroseal formula effectively seals all the holes in air ducts and vents, making sure the air goes where it's needed. Target conditions include leaking return air ductwork that sucks in humidity and pollen and leaking supply ducts that lose warm or cool air.
"Dealers can use Aeroseal in maintenance contracts, and during spring and fall check-ups. They just bring it with them to improve comfort and air quality. It is something that will pay for itself [through improved efficiency]." Gupta said.Gupta purchased the Aeroseal residential system from Carrier in 2010.