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Energy Recovery Ventilation

Sunday, June 23, 2024

At Airhart Construction, indoor air quality and energy efficiency are some of our highest priorities.  In this video, Court Airhart, President of Airhart Construction, explains the benefits of the Broan ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilation) system.  This system brings fresh air into your home in an energy efficient maner. The fresh air is treated using…

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Basement Foundation Walls with Delta MS Waterproofing System

Waterproofing Basement Foundation Walls Using Delta MS Waterproofing System

Saturday, June 8, 2024

In this video Court Airhart will examine the type of treatment that Airhart Construction uses on exterior basement walls.  Exterior basement walls are treated to prevent moisture intrusion. At Airhart Construction, we use the Delta-MS waterproofing system.  This is a plastic wrap put on the exterior of…

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The Nordic III design circa 1991

Strong Foundations: Airhart Construction Celebrates 60 Years of Homebuilding Excellence in Chicagoland

Saturday, April 27, 2024

For six decades, Airhart Construction has made buyers’ dream homes a reality in the western suburbs of Chicago. Beginning in 1959 as a remodeling and painting company, Airhart Construction built their first home in Wheaton in 1964. From that day forward Airhart has built a reputation of excellence, integrity, and innovation in the homebuilding…

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Look-out basement option available in Munhall Glen of Saint Charles

Basements

Friday, February 9, 2024

Basements

Options to Consider Before You Build

When building a new home, there are a lot of possibilities.  In this video, Court Airhart, President of Airhart Construction, discusses…

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Tyvek House Wrap

Tyvek House Wrap

Saturday, November 25, 2023

A key component of your exterior wall system

In this video Court Airhart explains the key reasons why Airhart Construction chooses to install Tyvek House Wrap on every home they build. 

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Pella Widows provide all year comfort in this sun room offered with the Cloverdale model

Pella Windows

Monday, November 6, 2023

A key component of your exterior wall system

In this video Court Airhart explains the reasons why Airhart Construction chooses to install high quality Pella Windows on every home they build. 

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A covered porch option shown on a St. James plan with a look-out basement

Outdoor Living Spaces

Friday, October 6, 2023

Outdoor Living Spaces

In the following video, Court Airhart discusses the variety of outdoor living spaces you should evaluate as you plan for your new home. He reviews the benefits and differences focusing on your 3 primary options: patios, decks and…

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Blower door testing is used to determine home air infiltration

Air Sealing - A key component of your exterior wall system

Monday, September 18, 2023

The energy efficiency of an Airhart Construction home involves many components: insulation, Tyvek House Wrap and air sealing which work together make sure every home is energy efficient. In this video, Court Airhart, specifically discusses Airhart Construction’s Energy Seal 1 and Energy Seal 2 processes and how these…

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Install of cellulose insulation

Nu-Wool Cellulose Insulation

Saturday, September 2, 2023

In the following video, Court Airhart discusses the processes Airhart Construction follows and the material they use to insulate the homes they build.  He explains the many benefits of cellulose insulation, from greatly reducing convection currents which reduces the R-factor (insulation value) of insulation to sound…

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The St. James ranch with a traditional elevation features a Lennox Healthy Climate filter with an available PUREAIR option

Air Purification In Your Home

Friday, August 18, 2023

Lennox PUREAIR

Air filtration, as part of HVAC systems, has improved greatly over the last 30 years. There are differences that you need to understand between filters and mechanical enhancements as you think about what would meet your needs. In this…

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