Glenn Walter

Do You Have What it Takes?

Do You Have What it Takes?

Shurtape is seeking up to three HVAC students to participate in the fourth year of the Mission: HVAC, Educating for Success program. Selected students for 2018 will have the opportunity to: Participate in HVAC-themed missions to further their knowledge of the industry...

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Why are some HVAC tapes printable?

Why are some HVAC tapes printable?

Printability is an important consideration to HVAC tape manufacturers because it allows information to be printed on the tape itself in addition to being on the core of the roll and on the packaging. In HVAC system inspections, inspectors need to be able to quickly...

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What does stucco tape failure look like?

What does stucco tape failure look like?

In stucco applications, tape failure can take a few different forms. The most common is adhesive residue. Residue occurs when the stucco tape’s adhesive coating begins to transfer to the window, door frame, or other surface that it is adhered to because of...

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How is tape used in stucco work?

How is tape used in stucco work?

You may not be aware that tape is an important tool used in exterior stucco application. Applying stucco involves carefully spreading plaster across an exterior surface with a metal trowel, almost like wide painter’s strokes. Just like with painting, it is important...

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What is indoor air quality?

What is indoor air quality?

Indoor air quality is the quality level of air inside a conditioned home or building. This relates to the health and well-being of the occupants, including comfort level. Your indoor air quality can be compromised if the HVAC system gets contaminated by foreign...

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What is mastic?

What is mastic?

Mastic is a water-based paste that can be applied to seams in an HVAC system in order to help seal the system. It is typically used to fill crevices that an HVAC tape can’t reach, especially because of its peanut butter-like consistency, which allows it to conform to...

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By participating in the Shurtape Mission: HVAC program, I have become more familiar with all the different aspects of the HVAC field.

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Mission: HVAC 2015 – Challenge Ten: Pay It Forward

By participating in the Shurtape Mission: HVAC program, I have become more familiar with all the different aspects of the HVAC field. Daniel, Matt and Josue have reached their final mission in our inaugural Mission: HVAC, Educating for Success program. To cap off the...

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There are more people retiring than entering the industry, so there is a sense of urgency to recruit new blood to meet the growing demands of the industry.

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Mission: HVAC 2015 – Challenge Eight: Seize the Future

There are more people retiring than entering the industry, so there is a sense of urgency to recruit new blood to meet the growing demands of the industry. To be successful, it’s important to know what lies ahead...but it’s also important to know where we’ve been. The...

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