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12 Things Every Home Performance Contractor Should Have on Their Work Truck

Every home is unique and differs from the last. It would be a perfect world (from a project planning standpoint) if every home were a cookie cutter from the previous install, however this is not…Continue

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When is it too windy to use blower door?
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It has been a windy week out here in Phoenix, AZ this past week.I have a few tricks that I have used that works only sometimes. I use an empty plastic water bottle and put my reference to outside…Continue

Tags: Basline, Testing, Door, Blower, Wind

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Every home is unique and differs from the last. It would be a perfect world (from a project planning standpoint) if every home were a cookie cutter from the previous install, however this is not always the case. I have been in the construction industry doing remodeling and even building new residential homes for over 25 years. Along the way I have run into some interesting situations in which I was not prepared and wished I was. Although this has been sometimes fun and challenging at times,…See More
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Every home is unique and differs from the last. It would be a perfect world (from a project planning standpoint) if every home were a cookie cutter from the previous install, however this is not always the case. I have been in the construction industry doing remodeling and even building new residential homes for over 25 years. Along the way I have run into some interesting situations in which I was not prepared and wished I was. Although this has been sometimes fun and challenging at times,…See More
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David Baerg replied to Brandon Walton's discussion When is it too windy to use blower door?
"I use a T on my outside hose and run hoses from each side of the T around either side of the house.  I did a bunch of row houses recently where I couldn't use this trick and found that just extending my outside hose well away from the…"
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Ed Minch replied to Brandon Walton's discussion When is it too windy to use blower door?
"Colin at Retrotec has told me that you can't get any more accurate than a 120 second baseline and a 120 second time average blower door test, multi-point included. However, bear in mind that the ASTM standard states 20 MPH as the upper limit,…"
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Brandon Walton replied to Brandon Walton's discussion When is it too windy to use blower door?
"That was extremely helpful, thank you. I would do this method if time would allow, however I am usually performing three to four audits a day on average a 2000 sq ft home, I have rescheduled as needed but not without a valiant effort. I have tried…"
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12 Things Every Home Performance Contractor Should Have on Their Work Truck

Every home is unique and differs from the last. It would be a perfect world (from a project planning standpoint) if every home were a cookie cutter from the previous install, however this is not always the case. I have been in the construction industry doing remodeling and even building new residential homes for over 25 years. Along the way I have run into some interesting situations in which I was not prepared and wished I was. Although this has been sometimes fun and challenging at times,…

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