The technician can then determine where air is coming in and out of your home.
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During a blower door test, a technician will use a large fan to remove air from the house.
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The fan pulls air out of the house and lowers the pressure inside.
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Blower door energy assessment tests include a blower door test (above) to determine air leakage rates.
A blower door test utilizes a powerful fan that is mounted to the frame of an exterior door.
For an example we offer visual inspection, blower door testing, infrared camera inspection, zoned pressure diagnostic testing, furnace and water heater safety testing, and ventilation assessment.
He has also been certified with nci (national comfort institute) in testing and balancing.
Blower door testing new homes for code compliances 2015 minnesota residential energy code now requires a blower door test on all new houses.
A blower door uses a special fan that's mounted in the frame of an exterior door to pull air out of the house, lowering the air pressure inside.
Measurement of room pressures (forced air systems only).
Then the auditors can find air leaks.
Your contractor may also operate the blower door while performing air sealing (a method known as blower door assisted air sealing), and after to measure and verify the level of.
An infrared thermal scan with an infrared camera to measure temperature changes within a home's building shell in order to determine voids in insulation or air leaks.
Blower door testing to measure air tightness.
A blower door test helps locate air leaks in a house and is typically performed before and after air sealing.