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Blower Door and Pressure Diagnostics (May 26th, 2016)

Video Date
2016-05-26

Blower Door and Pressure Diagnostics (May 26th, 2016)

-Test for Energy Code Compliance or Envelope Performance
-Setup your gauge for code compliance
-Best practices for blower door tests
-Overcome common testing issues
-Where are the most common envelope failure locations?

New Testing Opportunities for Equipment You Already Own (Apr 7, 2015)

Video Date
2015-04-07

New Testing Opportunities for Equipment You Already Own (Apr 7, 2015)

Learn about new testing opportunities for blower door equipment that you already own.

  • Using your DucTester or blower door as a powered flow hood
  • How to test exhaust and supply flows, test total flow of a HVAC air handler
  • Enclosure Zone testing
  • Area of Refuge, Raised Floor, Pressurized Stairwells, Control Rooms and other Areas
  • Water penetration testing
  • Learn how these tests can provide additional business opportunities

Browse blower doors and duct testing equipment from Retrotec, and sign up for upcoming webinars to find related information. For any specific questions related to our products, contact our sales team directly at 1 (855) 738-7683. 

Blower Door 101 (Mar 17, 2015)

Video Date
2015-03-17

Blower Door 101 (Mar 17, 2015)

  • Why test?
  • What are the requirements for blower door test?
  • What else can the blower door be used for?
  • Why the blower door test is the ultimate Quality Control device?

IECC Code Compliance for Blower Door, Duct Testing, Testing Exhaust Fans (Oct 21, 2014)

IECC Code Compliance for Blower Door, Duct Testing, Testing Exhaust Fans (Oct 21, 2014)

  • International Energy Conservation Code testing requirements 
  • Top items to guarantee passing and when to perform the test 
  • Confirm compliance with WiFi gauges & apps 
  • What are the next testing requirements

Blower Door Testing for HVAC Contractors (Oct 14, 2014)

Video Date
2014-10-14

Blower Door Testing for HVAC Contractors (Oct 14, 2014)

- Testing the envelope provides accurate equipment sizing  
- Prevent call backs and comfort issues
- The envelope is the largest duct system - it should tested
- Add testing services for contractors
- Create partnerships with Home Performance contractors

Home Performance Testing: More than an Energy Audit for Home Improvement Projects

Home Performance Testing: More than an Energy Audit for Home Improvement Projects

See what home performance is all about! Corbett and John from Green Dream Group demonstrate a comprehensive home performance analysis- which is more than an energy audit.

Retrotec Blower Door Instructional Video

Retrotec Blower Door Instructional Video

Quick instructional video on preparing and installing the Retrotec Blower Door and performing a house leakage test.

House Test - 1 - Setup

House Test - 1 - Setup

This five part series looks what an air leakage test of a typical house might look at. In this part, we discuss how to setup for a house test. It's important to properly prepare before testing, so that we know the results are accurate.

House Test - 2 - Bias Pressure

House Test - 2 - Bias Pressure

This five part series looks what an air leakage test of a typical house might look at. In this part, we discuss how to take a standing bias pressure reading, and how to account for a worst case depressurization.

House Test - 3 - Air Leakage

House Test - 3 - Air Leakage

This five part series looks what an air leakage test of a typical house might look at. In this part, we look at what you can see once the door fan is running. Depending on whether you're pressurizing or depressurizing, there are a variety of tools available to identify leak locations.