"I hope the attached picture is clear enough for you to see. As the caption on the picture states - There are a surprising number of potential spillage sites on an induced draft furnace. Basically anywhere there is a connection, joint or…"
"You open the closet and test the appliance with the door open. State in your notes that worst case was reached with the appliance door closed (make sure that is the case, often the greatest depressurization is with the door to the CAZ open)"
"What does the smell, smell like? Dead animal? Rotten eggs? Fishy? . . . When the A part & B part of Icynene are not mixed in the correct proportions the Icynene can smell bad pretty much forever after…"
"There are typos in the master bedroom i.e. "joining" check the text for the ones about the thermal boundary. There was a missing Hint in the master bedroom as well. I thought the question regarding the attic hatch in the…"
"Seriously, you are saying that configuring a home into worst case depressurization is not "legit". That people will not be using their bath fans, kitchen fan and have the dryer running simultaneously. It isn't relevant…"
"I love that you want to study up before your class. That is a great attitude.
I doubt there are any study materials out there. Go to the BPI website and get the Testing / Knowledge List. Research and study up on the various…"
"A. The point is that ACCA Manual J does not model for the Btu gain from fireplaces.
B. Fireplaces are a part of the infiltration load in ACCA Manual J. You have a choice as to construction quality - Tight, Semi-Tight, Average,…"
"Equipment is new, still in original boxes. The equipment has been in storage. The boxes may have been opened only to check contents upon receiving the equipment but then it was never used. Ideally he would like to sell everything…"
The following equipment is for sale. It is lightly used if used at all.Energy Conservatory Minneapolis Blower Door with DG-700 manometerPadded Cordura Blower Door Fan CaseEnergy Conservatory Minneapolis Duct Blaster with DG-700 manometerLarge Pressure Pan (22 x 22 x 2)Bacharach Fryrite Combustion AnalyzerContact Martin Espinozauadeltat@yahoo.com(626 549 8893)See More
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
"I'd like to make 2 quick points.
First, we need to stop talking as if only 'tight' houses might have issues with CO and other by-products of incomplete combustion. We need to remember that 'leaky' houses are not safe…"
"Curious where you found that BPI is looking for CO-AF. I've always been told BPI is looking for CO not air free CO. Would love to know where the clarification is as to which CO reading BPI's action levels are for."