Building Science: 7 Tips for Blower Door and Duct Leakage Testing

September 22, 2015

Certified energy auditors all spend training time learning how to test energy performance using specialized equipment. But translating that time-constrained training to real-world testing conditions can be a challenge.

"Many newly trained pressure testers, however, are out there doing it on their own," writes Allison Bailes of Energy Vanguard. "As a result, they can miss out on some of the techniques that experienced and proficient blower door and duct leakage testers use."

In this blog, Bailes offers 7 lessons he has learned from a dozen years of experience performing blower door and duct leakage tests.

Read more at Energy Vanguard.

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