Monthly Archives: November 2016
Posted: November 08, 2016|Categories: Air Leakage Testing|
Theatrical smoke is a very effective way to find leaks in a duct system. A quick check will point out smoke as it spills from pressurized leak locations. Leaks in attics and crawlspaces that can be hard-to-detect are no problem with this method. This type of detection is called theatrical for a reason - it is quite a sight to see for homeowners and builders.
Caution: theatrical smoke injected through the Model 300 test fan inlet may cause damage and void warranty. Risk increases with frequency. Instead, inject non-toxic chemical smoke into the flex-duct then reconnect the DucTester fan so it blows that smoke into the duct system, as shown in the video above.
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