Blake Shurtz
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Testing spillage on induced draft furnace?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Clay Sep 30, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi, in order to test spillage on an induced draft furnace, the BPI tech specs say to test at the base of the flue. Does this mean that spillage should be tested directly next to the draft inducer…Continue

Testing spillage in mechanical closet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Clay Sep 30, 2016. 2 Replies

What are the current protocols for testing spillage on a natural draft appliance under worst case in a mechanical closet that is too small for a person to fit in? Thanks!Continue

Ventilating Attics- Rafter Vents

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Eakin Aug 12, 2015. 5 Replies

There is a thorough literature on ventilating soffit vents correctly. In CA, many attic vents around the building perimeter are more vertical, like the image below:…Continue

Duct blaster with asbestos?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Gallo Aug 7, 2015. 7 Replies

I'd like to know if BPI has banned the use of the duct blaster in the presence of asbestos ductwork. Is this the case? If there is any documentation from BPI, what/where is it?

 

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Advanced Home Energy
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BPI Building Analyst
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Improving my knowledge of the vast home performance industry.
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At 12:28am on January 10, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Blake,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


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