Author: Aeroseal

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Commercial Window Energy Efficiency: How Building Owners Can Save Big

Improving the efficiency of your commercial property offers a clear financial advantage. Studies have shown that green buildings command higher rents and have lower vacancy rates. They have higher selling prices and increased asset valuations. Overall, their operating costs are below those of traditional buildings. There are a number of ways to “green” a commercial […]

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How to Detect Inefficient Windows in the Winter

When the topic of your windows’ job in regards to energy efficiency arises, there’s almost a bipartisan split of opinions that’s more recognized in political debates. One side of the spectrum is passionate that replacing windows is a highly overrated “green” renovation which should be vacated and the budget focused elsewhere. The pro-window replacement crowd […]

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Weatherproofing Commercial Windows and Doors for Winter

In the winter months, a commercial property’s building envelope – the surfaces, including windows and doors that separate the interior and exterior – is prone to heat loss. This can be caused by improper insulation, cracks or leaks in the seals, and aging systems. Commercial windows and doors are a prime target for inefficiencies. Fortunately, […]

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7 Tips to Improve the Energy Efficiency of High-Rise Windows

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, commercial buildings account for 39 percent of the country’s total energy consumption. Moreover, utilities account for nearly one-third of the operating costs for U.S. office buildings. High-rise buildings with aging infrastructure and dated HVAC systems in an extreme local climate can spend high above the average on utilities. […]

October 2, 2015 Uncategorized
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Commercial Door Hardware List: Commonly Used Door Components

Commercial doors are often sold “unfinished” and without hardware, like locking systems, door closers, handles, and knobs. For example, many commercial doors ship with a bore hole and a cross bore, which is a pre-drilled hole that accommodates a locking system and handle. As a result, the installer must buy hardware separately. Since doors are […]

August 27, 2015 Commercial doors
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Commercial Door Dimensions: What Is the Average Size of a Commercial Door?

Building codes set maximum and minimum heights and widths for commercial doors. These standard commercial door dimensions, dictated by these codes, ensure that doors allow occupants to enter and exit freely during an emergency. Builders must adhere to these codes for the structure to be deemed safe and ready for occupancy. In the United States, […]

August 21, 2015 Commercial doors
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Securing Your Commercial Property’s Windows and Doors during Hurricane Season

The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially started on June 1 and will end on November 30. During hurricane season, your property’s windows and doors are especially susceptible to wind and flood damage. Wind sends debris into windows and siding, resulting in broken glass and damage to the façade of buildings. Wind damage is the number 1 […]

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