Damien Herold
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Free Energy Audit Sales Flyer / Brochures
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copy and paste this for your web browser  http://www.marylandenergyauditor.com/home-energy-audit-brochures.htmlContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Damien Herold Mar 15, 2013.

Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
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Yes, a thermal image camera is a good way, but a better way to instantly see the leak and the cfm amount of the leak-- try using the Alnor thermoanemometer Model 8565.    Cheap on ebay for $100. Plus…Continue

Tags: testing, door, blower, sealing, air

Started this discussion. Last reply by Damien Herold Nov 26, 2012.

$ 250 for BPI exam, $ 500 for field exam !
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BPI as of FEB 1st will raise their fees for exam and yearly renewals to $ 250.00, and field exams to $ 500.00. A bit tooo much?  Any comments?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bud Poll Feb 3, 2012.

Duct Testing
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When using the Duct Blaster I have found it necessary to seal the combustion air grilles on the furnace door and flue on an 80% afue gas furnace in order to obtain accurate leakage results. Any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Jan 28, 2012.

 

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Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Free Energy Audit Sales Flyer / Brochures
"great advertising materials   its about time"
Mar 15, 2013
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Mar 15, 2013
Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"Check ebay now, there is one for $ 100.00. Thermoanemanometer measures velocity in fpm, and with a simple calculation you can convert to cfm."
Nov 26, 2012
Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"Hello Glen, I would never work for anyone but my valued customers. My customers love me and all my business comes from word of mouth. By the way, you can use your smoker if you want. Not me."
Nov 26, 2012
Glen Gallo replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"Damien I would not allow the figure in a report if you worked for me.Nor would I let you covey that information to a client. I think the tool is useful just not in the manner you use it "
Nov 26, 2012
Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"Along side of a fireplace with an 11 foot ceiling which has a .25 inch opening along the outer edge. Dave, it is simple math. 9 cfm total at 450 fpm."
Nov 23, 2012
Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"Along side of a fireplace with an 11 foot ceiling which has a .25 inch opening along the outer edge. Glen it is simple math. 9 cfm total at 450 fpm."
Nov 23, 2012
Jack Baikoff replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"It seems like not only the features and the uses of the device seem to be overstated, but also the price is under-estimated. It seems to be closer to $300 on eBay. "
Nov 12, 2012
Glen Gallo replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"After looking it up I see that it reads temperature of the probe at a set figure. It reads based on how much it cools down and displays that into data. no flow equals no cool down  It does not read pressure at all. Very cool device. Still…"
Oct 1, 2012
David Meiland replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"It doesn't work like you apparently think it does. Yes, the anemometer head gives you feet per minute of airflow (or some other velocity measurement), but to convert that velocity into a cubic footage measurement you need an exact measurement…"
Sep 29, 2012
Glen Gallo replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"I don't get how this would work for a BD test. The instrument seems to be designed for using in a duct. As it is testing air flow or realistically pressure and converting that number how are these…"
Sep 29, 2012
Bob Kretvix replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"You can also get types where you plug in the dimensions and it gives readings in cfm. "
Sep 28, 2012
Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"Hi Tammy,  The device gives you FPM, which is converted to CFM by multipling FPM by the area and dividing by 144."
Sep 28, 2012
Tammy Kenworthy replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"does the device have a read out display that shows the CFM #? -Tammy    ilovewaterheaters.com "
Sep 28, 2012
Damien Herold replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"If you have a 300 square foot bedroom, and the cfm is under 400 (roughly) the room becomes a low priority. Also, the Alnor works great around windows especially when the sun is out ( which plays havoc with IR) and windows treatments are present, you…"
Sep 28, 2012
Bob Kretvix replied to Damien Herold's discussion Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!
"You really didn't answer how you use that cfm number.  Are you just comparing relative cfm values for each room, or do you have a specific cfm number that indicates excessive leakage?  If just a relative number, why not just use your…"
Sep 28, 2012

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