Colin Genge
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What is the value of using a pressure pan to test outlets?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly Dec 8, 2016. 19 Replies

I had this question recently and my response was:If the blower door takes the home up to 50 Pa, and the pressure pan reading across the outlet is 49 Pa for example, that says that total of the rest…Continue

 

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Company
Retrotec Inc
Professional Certification
Instrumentation Technologist, CEO
Professional Interests
Blower Door and duct testing procedures
Website URL
http://www.retrotec.com
Blog URL
http://retrotec.com/RetrotecBlog.aspx
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What needs to be done to get builders to follow Code for duct and envelope leakage?

Posted on July 29, 2015 at 7:30pm 11 Comments

“If your new home was not built properly to Code, you might pay $50,000 over the life of your home in extra energy bills. You may have health and structural problems caused by hidden hidden problems and improper inspections by Code officials.  At no cost to you, let us have your home checked to see if you are one of 1000s in Texas (name your State) where Codes are ignored.”

In Australia, homeowners are starting class actions against their builders for the same type of poor workmanship…

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Smart Vent Scam: How can we stop this?

Posted on June 3, 2015 at 11:21am 2 Comments

Smart Vent Scam: How can we stop this?

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2015/01/heating-vents-that-direct-warmth-where-you-want-it/index.htm

Look at this link. we all know that few systems can tolerate any more resistance created by smart vents or even partial closing of registers. LBL's paper on closing off vents to save energy, roundly…

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Smart gauges will change how we use Blower Doors, DucTesters and other diagnostic tools

Posted on September 5, 2013 at 11:53pm 2 Comments

The world’s first touchscreen WiFi gauge          

Webinar Sept 12/2013 11AM PDT, 2PM EDT

The DM32 controls all blower doors, duct testers, and some flow grids. We’ve even introduced advanced features that will not only modernize just the gauge but the older devices attached to them as well. For example, automatic corrections can be made in the gauge for system backpressure correction when using flow grids.  Control your gauge using any mobile…

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At 10:09pm on July 15, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Colin,

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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