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Press Release:  Battic Door Attic Stair Covers Joins The Better Business Bureau, Inc.

Mansfield, MA – Battic Door Attic Stair Covers, a manufacturer and distributor of residential energy conservation products, today announced that they have joined the Better Business Bureau and have also been selected to be a member of the prestigious BBB Online Reliabilty Program.

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the U.S. extends over 98% of the nation; coast-to-coast, and in Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. The BBB has approximately 6,387 members which employ in excess of 719,514 people.

"We are very honored to be a part of The Better Business Bureau and The BBB Online Reliability Program," said Battic Door’s President Mark D. Tyrol.

Battic Door Attic Stair Covers manufactures and distributes low-cost, high-value, air-leakage control energy conservation products for the four largest intentional openings in the house - the fireplace, the pull-down attic stair, the whole-house fan, and the clothes dryer exhaust duct.

"The BBB is the ultimate sign of reliability and trust. We are pleased to be a member of the BBB because it signifies our commitment to customer service, ethics and reliability”, Tyrol explained.

“BBB membership indicates that Battic Door has agreed to adhere to the BBB standards of Membership, which sets the company apart from their competitors. These include having a satisfactory record of customer service with the Bureau and responding promptly and fairly to all consumer complaints, if any,” said Robert H. Williams, President and CEO. According to a recent survey, 75 percent of Americans aged 18 and older have more confidence in doing business with a BBB member company.

The Better Business Bureau provides the ability to check out companies that consumers can access anytime via the BBB website at or by calling their local BBB Chapter.

The BBB system responds to millions of inquiries each year, providing information about charity organizations, helping resolve consumers’ disputes with businesses through conciliation, mediation and arbitration and promoting ethical business standards and voluntary self-regulation of business practices.

As a member of the BBB, the company may display the widely recognized member BBB torch logo and display the BBB Online Gold Seal on its Web site. BBB members are setting the standard for credibility, reliability and ethics.

About Battic Door Attic Stair Covers

Battic Door’s products lower homeowner’s energy costs by sealing the most often overlooked sources of air leaks – the fireplace, the pull-down attic stair, the whole-house fan, and the clothes dryer exhaust duct. Their products are sold direct to homeowners, weatherization firms and programs, municipals, utilities and contractors. Available at your favorite Home Improvement Center, Hardware Store, or Lumber Yard, or order direct from the manufacturer at

About the BBB

The Better Business Bureau, Inc. is a non-profit, public service organization providing free business Reliability Reports, Charity Reports, and other invaluable consumer information to the public. The BBB is a system of over 120 independent, local BBB’s working with businesses and consumers throughout North America to resolve complaints and keep the public informed. All BBB services are readily available on the Internet at

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