Brendan Reid
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Speed Tips For Duct Airtightness Testing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Butler on Saturday. 1 Reply

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

 

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Brendan Reid replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Hi Don, Summary: 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. I…"
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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
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David Butler replied to Brendan Reid's discussion Speed Tips For Duct Airtightness Testing?
"The Home Performance Forum archives include a number of discussions on various methods for sealing registers, although I don't recall drywaller stilts ever…"
Saturday
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Speed Tips For Duct Airtightness Testing?

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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At 10:42am on September 24, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Brendan,

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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