November 21, 2014
Reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your facility is a cost-effective way to cut heating costs this winter; or cooling costs in the summer. As well as create a healthier indoor environment for your tenants or customers.
Air leakage is the single largest source of wasted energy and indoor air quality problems within a building system. Typical signs to look out for include:
Weather-stripping is an effective method to prevent air leakage at industrial facilities. Examples are as follows:
To seal panel joints (see photo) Vulkem 116 is an excellent general-purpose sealant designed for use on poured and precast concrete, masonry work, window and door perimeters.
If air leakage is an issue your facility faces, contact Continuum Services at 248.286.5200 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.