House Leakage Test with a Blower Door
-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?
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
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- 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
- 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
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.