Both penetrating and non-penetrating moisture meters should be part of the estimator’s tool kit. They range in price and features, from $50 to a couple hundred of dollars.

See: Mac Pearce: “Mold & Rot: Look Before You Leap When Weatherizing”
Home Energy, Home Performance Special Issue, 2006

Views: 27

Replies to This Discussion

I recommend the Delmhorst BD-2100 that I purchased about five years ago for around $350. They have probably come down since then, but it has proved invaluable to me. If I am not mistaken the Users Manual can be googled and downloaded if anyone is interested in learning more about it.

RSS

Discussion Forum

Seeking a Flow Hood

Started by George Matthews Apr 10. 0 Replies

Affordable Manometers?

Started by Isaac Savage. Last reply by Pete Stoermer Feb 15, 2016. 3 Replies

Looking For A Retrotech Duct Tester ?

Started by Chris Schiewer. Last reply by Jamie Kaye Dec 16, 2015. 1 Reply

Buying Used Equipment

Started by Nick Semon May 18, 2015. 0 Replies

Used Blower Doors?

Started by Isaac Savage. Last reply by Cameron Millard Jan 16, 2014. 3 Replies

Latest Activity

Stuart Langley liked Chris Clay's photo
2 hours ago
David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Stuart, I wasn't considering the copula windows... yes, those would indeed need to be…"
3 hours ago
Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Well, @David Butler, you have seen the property more accurately than I have, but my impression of…"
3 hours ago
David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"@ Stuart,I don't think there's any concern about impact of 4" build-up on elevation…"
4 hours ago
Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"So this building has a few issues with air leaks and air leaks have so much to do with discomfort…"
5 hours ago
Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"John Hatfield has the right idea here for a new roof deck. Polyiso boards always need a good stout…"
5 hours ago
Keith Tripp replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Interesting to see that recirc. has been in use for many years in some places. It is still a…"
6 hours ago
Mahendra Shah replied to John Krochmalny's discussion Psychrometric Chart Training
"John Thanks for show and tell tutorial"
6 hours ago

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2017   Created by Home Performance Coalition (HPC)   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service