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Flow Grid suggestions?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kohta Ueno Jul 16, 2014. 5 Replies

Hi All,I am trying to figure out a good flow grid system to use for testing airflow in 2 to 5 ton forced air systems.Any favorites?Or, if you prefer a flow-hood, please tell my why.The flow hoods…Continue

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Dan Gwiazdon replied to George Matthews's discussion Shortridge 8400 Flowhood for A/C airflow testing in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Is the flow hood still for sale? I'm interested. Please email or call me directly. Dan Gwiazdon DanGwiazdon@aol.com (916)856-7709"
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Proof is Possible Tour by the Home Performance Workshop at Truitt and White Lumber Conference Room

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Building Energy Performance Testing is sponsoring the Proof is Possible Tour to come to the San Francisco Bay Area.Learn about Ventilation testing, advanced leakage quantification, all HVAC airflow tests, delivered Btu tests and infrared thermal photograpsy.All this building energy performance learning for only $99!Truitt and White Lumber, 642 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, CAOctober 7.See More
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"Here is the flyer for the Advanced Techniques and Tools in Home Performance Friday October 7th at Truitt and White, http://bect.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/ProofIsPossibleTour-TrainingDayFlyer-SanFran.pdf George Matthews www.bect.us ;…"
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Proof is Possible Tour by the Home Performance Workshop at Truitt and White Lumber Conference Room

October 7, 2016 from 9am to 1pm
Building Energy Performance Testing is sponsoring the Proof is Possible Tour to come to the San Francisco Bay Area.Learn about Ventilation testing, advanced leakage quantification, all HVAC airflow tests, delivered Btu tests and infrared thermal photograpsy.All this building energy performance learning for only $99!Truitt and White Lumber, 642 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, CAOctober 7.See More
Sep 25
George Matthews replied to George Matthews's discussion Shortridge 8400 Flowhood for A/C airflow testing in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Here are the pics of the flowhood and airdata manometer"
Sep 23
George Matthews replied to George Matthews's discussion Shortridge 8400 Flowhood for A/C airflow testing in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"For sale, $1500  George Matthews george@bect.us "
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George Matthews added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Shortridge 8400 Flowhood for A/C airflow testing

Used Shortridge 8400 Flowhood to measure the amount of air an air conditioner is blowing. CA energy code requires 350 CFM per ton. This is the device to make sure your job is up to code and working properly. Accurate from 25 to 2500 CFM. It can be used to measure each register and do room by room airflows to match calculations. Also measures Volocity and temperature of air.This is a high quality test apparatus made in the USA. You can buy every part of this unit from the Shortridge factory in…See More
Sep 19
Kohta Ueno replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"If you wanted more information on the TrueFlow plate, the manufacturer is offering a webinar on it…"
Jul 16, 2014
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Flow Grid suggestions?

Hi All,I am trying to figure out a good flow grid system to use for testing airflow in 2 to 5 ton forced air systems.Any favorites?Or, if you prefer a flow-hood, please tell my why.The flow hoods I've used take up more space in my vehicle than I would like.Thanks for your thoughts.GeorgeSee More
Jul 14, 2014
Eric Kjelshus replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"I like the flat true flow plate when it fits-  if not the by pass is very very large.   Or if the presser is to high  its off some.   I have used 4 True flow plates  on a 2 ton spit system to find air flow.  …"
Jul 10, 2014
Kohta Ueno replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"Assuming that you're mainly interested in the total air handler flow, and you have access to the filter slots, I'd suggest looking at Energy Conservatory's TrueFlow.  It's a flat plate with openings; it has adapter plates…"
Jul 10, 2014
George Matthews replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"Thanks Eric! "
Jul 9, 2014
Eric Kjelshus replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"I have 3 hoods - low flow ( 10-500 CFM)  Med flow (40-1500 CFM)  high flow (50-2000CFM) Open grid  for kitchen hoods. Plus hot wire plus presser plus other testing tools.   I test the air flow 3 ways  on each major job just…"
Jul 9, 2014
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Flow Grid suggestions?

Hi All,I am trying to figure out a good flow grid system to use for testing airflow in 2 to 5 ton forced air systems.Any favorites?Or, if you prefer a flow-hood, please tell my why.The flow hoods I've used take up more space in my vehicle than I would like.Thanks for your thoughts.GeorgeSee More
Jul 8, 2014
George Matthews replied to Paul Lasicki's discussion Have Equipment for sale (Mendocino County, Ca.) in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Hi Paul, Do you still have the  Minneapolis Blower door system w/ DG-700 manometer and Minneapolis Duct Blaster for sale? George Matthews geomat77@yahoo.com cell 510 520 4443"
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Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment you have to sell, trade or wish to purchase.Please post the equipment age, serial numbers, condition, warranties and asking price.See More
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