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Water vapor through a barrier?

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Question: What's the unit of measure for water vapor through a barrier? Answer: Perms (and what a sweet one that is!) While the hairdo may not be as influential as it used to be, vapor barriers - justifiably - are getting more and more attention. Why? Controlling humidity is arguably the most important - and potentially controllable - aspect of Building Science.  Air conditioning itself was created when Carrier devised a way to lower the humidity in his library.  The cooler air resulting started a revolution. (Thank God!)  Aside from comfort, the damage from not controlling humidity in your home can...

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How Much Can You Save with Vent Caps?

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Most contractors and energy assessors are familiar with the pains of using vent tape for duct leakage testing. To seal a register, you start by pulling your vent tape out from the roll, taking maybe two or three attempts to get a wrinkle-free sheet. Then you apply the tape to the surface of the register, hoping to get a proper seal the first time around. Then you have to poke a hole through the tape for the pressure hose, only to apply another piece of tape on top. Ceiling vents are an even bigger nuisance. If you’re still relying on...

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How to Start Making Green Faster Today

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You’re out putting in the hours, working hard and “making green” every day. You aim for efficiency, but no matter how organized you are, there are some days when you run into obstacles around every corner―whether it’s the weather, engine trouble or forgetful customers. With Vent Caps, at least one thing is quick and easy for you no matter what else the day brings. We’ve revolutionized duct leakage testing to save you money and time. And as an added bonus, Vent Caps lets you shrink your impact on the environment while you’re at it. Save Money & Go Green with...

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Make More Room in Your Truck with Vent Caps

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  Vent Caps reusable air vent covers reduce the time it takes for duct leakage testing by eliminating the need to apply and remove tape and maneuver a ladder around customers’ homes. They’re also quick and easy to use, once again saving you time and the expense of extra man hours. Last but not least, Vent Caps help reduce clutter in your work vehicle to keep your space looking organized and professional. Increase Efficiency The work van is more than just an engine and four tires. It’s the professional tradesperson’s portable office on wheels. Your work van or truck plays...

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Duct Leakage Testing: Tape Vs. Vent Caps

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Are you still using tape for your duct leakage testing? Switching to Vent Caps can save you time and money. Using tape to seal registers is not only time consuming, but also wasteful. You also risk damaging your customer's property. With Vent Cap systems, it only takes about 20 seconds to sel a register and 10 second to unseal it.

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