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Seal in Comfort, Seal In Savings! - Airtight Membranes

Installing an airtight membrane in your new build property can significantly improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality.


Here are some key facts:


1. Energy Efficiency: SIGA airtight membranes help to minimize air leakage, reducing the amount of energy needed to heat or cool your home. This can lead to lower utility bills and a more comfortable indoor environment.


2. Air Quality: By sealing gaps and cracks in the building envelope, SIGA membranes help to prevent the infiltration of dust, pollen, and other pollutants from the outside. This can result in better indoor air quality, which is especially important for occupants with allergies or respiratory issues.


3. Moisture Control: Airtight membranes also help to control moisture levels within the building envelope, reducing the risk of mold and mildew growth. This can prolong the life of your building materials and improve overall durability.


4. Durability: Airtight membranes are designed to be durable and long-lasting, providing reliable airtightness for years to come. Proper installation is crucial to ensure maximum effectiveness and longevity.


5. Installation: Proper installation of airtight membranes requires attention to detail and adherence to manufacturer guidelines. It typically involves sealing joints, seams, and penetrations with compatible tapes and adhesives. It's recommended to work with trained professionals or follow detailed installation instructions to ensure a proper seal.


6. Testing: After installation, it's advisable to conduct an airtightness test, such as a blower door test, to verify the effectiveness of the membrane and identify any areas that may need additional sealing.


7. Code Compliance: Depending on your location, there may be building codes or standards that require a certain level of airtightness in new construction. Using airtight membranes can help you meet these requirements and ensure compliance with local regulations.


Overall, installing an airtight membrane in your new build property can offer numerous benefits in terms of energy efficiency, indoor air quality, moisture control, and durability, provided they are installed correctly and maintained properly over time.











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