Anyone like to share their favorite ways to speed up duct airtightness ("Ductblaster") tests?I'm especially interested in best practices for existing homes - retrofit pre-seal testing, registers and…Continue
DRYER VENT: screws bad idea, possibly prohibited by code.
METAL DUCT: must be screwed together or other mechanical connection S/Drive etc
FLEX for conditioned air or ventilation: Panduit strap is preferred mechanical connection.
HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Anyone like to share their favorite ways to speed up duct airtightness ("Ductblaster") tests?I'm especially interested in best practices for existing homes - retrofit pre-seal testing, registers and grilles are in place and so on. Time is money! But if you have new home test tricks to offer, please do for the benefit of all members.What is your opinion/experience with:grill mask/duct mask tapes?Ventcaps? (durability?)Duc-Blocs?Magnetic sign material?Foam blocks (eg. used to hold high pressure…See More
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