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Trick for those who have ever input the wrong range on their gauge - blower door tech

Started this discussion. Last reply by Silvie Votrubova Jun 14, 2012. 2 Replies

I switched the Range Ring, but forgot to change the Range setting on my gauge. I recorded the Flow and left the site – do I have to re-test? Thankfully, NO, there’s an easy fix. Just use the flow…Continue

Codes, codes & more codes

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Come by to check out our latest newsletter featuring building code related stories.  If you're interested in receiving the…Continue

Before and after leakage tests. What to expect.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Silvie Votrubova Nov 28, 2011. 2 Replies

Your before-test result is 4000 CFM50. After two days of work, you measure a 21% reduction to 3150 CFM 50. Your after-test is checked using another blower door and they only get a 4% reduction to…Continue

 

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Duct Testing Accuracy

Posted on December 10, 2010 at 9:00am 2 Comments





Did you know you can test the accuracy of your equipment before you get on site? As a manufacturer, we often get tech support calls from auditors who are on site, and wondering if their equipment is providing an accurate reading. Thankfully, there is an easy way to test both your duct tester and gauge, regardless of manufacturer, before you get on site. There is, after all, nothing worse than showing up on site, and not being…

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At 1:50pm on December 4, 2010, Diane Chojnowski said…
Welcome to Home Energy Savers. We're happy to see people from Canada here! It would be great if you would add your location to the Member Map.

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