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AccuFrame Wall Installation

1 month ago

This video demonstrates how to install AccuFrame when assembling a wall.

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New Codes, Air Sealing and “Dynamic Walls”

3 months ago

The ante has been raised by states adopting the 2015 IECC energy code, and builders are scrambling to meet new requirements....

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AccuFrame Water Test

3 months ago

In this short video, water is used to visualize air leakage sites that are present in the majority of framed walls in the US. New regulations require better sealing of houses to reduce air flow in new homes. The main reason 40-50% of builders fail to comply with new air sealing mandates are the air gaps we reveal in this video.

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Building Tighter Homes with Gasketed Framing

3 months ago

Air tight homes start with great framing. Michael Schettine of AccuFrame Energy Seal isn’t a building scientist, but he has more than 45 years’ experience in home building, carpentry, and architectural reconstruction. His background has led him to believe that there’s a better way to reach air tightness targets, and it begins with a positive change in the way homes are framed.

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An Innovative Seal Tight, Frame Right Method

3 months ago

Roughly three-quarters of builders in U.S. states will soon have to comply with more stringent air tightness requirements of modern version of the IECC (either 2012/15 or 18). As builders seek to meet these requirements, they may be persuaded to believe that multiple and/or expensive products (like spray foam) are the only pathway to achieving the 3ACH 50 target. However, this isn't true.

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