Ortonville, Michigan 48462, United States

(248) 793-5356

Welcome to AeroBarrier

New and Existing Homes


AeroBarrier can seal air leaks and make your home more comfortable.

Multifamily Air Sealing


AeroBarrier can help to compartmentalize your multifamily project increasing tenant comfort.

Commercial/ Industrial


Industries such as the Cannabis Industry demand air tight facilities.  Keep smells and CO2 in while keeping bugs and contaminants out!


How AeroBarrier Works


AeroBarrier is an interior applied, computer controlled air sealing system.  The sealant is applied by pressurizing a targeted building area, then spraying the aerosolized sealant into the pressurized space.  The sealant is applied within 60-90 minutes and dries before system cleanup is complete.  This allows construction to resume shortly after the process is complete with little to no impact on standard construction schedules.

No more caulking is needed to weatherize a space pre-drywall.  Builders can avoid sealing guesswork, save on time, material and labor.

Computer Controlled & Self Guided Sealant


The AeroBarrier system uses a standard, single-point blower door test to measure envelope leakage throughout the process.  The sealant is self-guided to the edges of visible and invisible leaks creating a seal, and accumulating across the surface of leaks.

Guaranteed Results Measured Accurately in Real Time


AeroBarrier can meet whatever tightness requirements the space is designed to handle and guarantee the results.  The AeroBarrier technology provides real-time air tightness readings allowing air tightness levels to be specified and achieved every time.  AeroBarrier can seal houses just tight enough to meet any IECC code requirement or it can seal to levels below the Passive House standard of 0.6 ACH50.

Before & After


AeroBarrier seals holes as large as 1/2", and as tiny as a human hair.  Aerosol sealing is extremely effective at sealing narrow gaps and extremely small holes that are typically not cost effective or are missed during manual sealing.

UL GreenGuard Gold Certified


The AeroBarrier X1 sealant is a waterborne acrylic.  The sealant is GreenGuard Gold certified and has been tested according to various ASTM standards and NFPA 285, for fire spread, smoke production, adhesion, antifungal properties, and tensile strength.  The sealant is ultra-low VOC and has no off-gassing.  Work can resume in the home within 30 minutes of cleanup.



AeroBarrier Sealant achieves durability performance in 3 key areas:  flexing, aging and compatibility in tests simulating 50 years of service.

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what the industry says

"AeroBarrier could very well be the end game in our industry's search for a comprehensive, cost-effective way to control leaks through building enclosures.  Properly sealing a home or building to precise levels can be time consuming, stressful to site staff and expensive.  With ever increasing expectations of homeowners and changing building codes, homes will be expected to be more air tight than ever.  There isn't a more important technology in our industry today."

Gord Cooke - Partner

Construction Instruction

"AeroBarrier may be the most important innovation to hit the building community in years.  We were seeking a tighter building envelope and AeroBarrier answered the call.  The technology is easily deployable in the field, delivers results immediately which is invaluable, and works well in a fast paced production environment.  You may be able to overcome the inefficiencies of manual sealing by repeating the process over and over, but it would require more expensive labor hours and still no guarantee.  AeroBarrier is fast and you know the results before you are even finished."

Geoff Ferrell - Chief Technology Officer

Mandalay Homes

"It was blowing people's minds - mostly because monitoring compartmentalization in a multi-family building under construction is typically a very difficult, time consuming task.  The level of coordination and commitment you need to get from all contractors on the job is critical as it is nearly impossible to achieve.  With AeroBarrier, it's simply not a problem."

Chris Benedict, R.A.


frequently Asked Questions

How long after the sealing process can you work in the house?

The space needs to be aired out for 30 minutes after sealing.  This is done by opening windows and running the fan.  Work in the space can continue as soon as the sealing equipment is removed.

Can the sealing be performed in cold weather?

Yes; Our blower door has electric heaters built in which provides heat as the house is pressurized.  In the winter we also have to ensure the home is preheated before we get started. 

When can it be applied?

AeroBarrier can be applied at any time after the space can be pressurized.   Rough-in or early stages of drywall is the most economical, but it can be applied to completely finished spaces.  At Great Lakes Building Innovations, we even seal occupied homes by protecting all finished surfaces and possessions with plastic and drop cloths.

Who created AeroBarrier?

A team of UC Davis building scientists dedicated 5 years to research and development, determined to make envelope sealing quick, easy, and affordable.  We became an authorized dealer so we could help builders and homeowners improve their homes throughout Michigan.

How long does it take to apply AeroBarrier?

Application time depends on what the target ACH is for the house.  Typical applications take between 90 and 120 minutes.

What surfaces need to be protected?

If AeroBarrier is applied at rough-in or right after drywall is installed, there in very minimal preparation required. Vertical surfaces like walls and windows require no covering. All designed openings, such as ducts, electrical and plumbing, need to be covered prior to sealing. All finished horizontal surfaces need to be covered.

If applied to an existing home, it is also important to cover and protect all possession.

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