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Air duct testing questions.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Sep 30, 2014. 1 Reply

Many towns are now adopting the 2012 code about duct testing.  This is a great thing. However I have been looking around for answers to questions that I am sure that I will be getting as I begin to…Continue

 

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Sean Lintow Sr replied to Robert Cameron's discussion Air duct testing questions.
"#1 - outside "conditioned" space & really should not be allowed #2 - up to the AHJ if they wish to have you test all or waive the test - you cannot just test some components #3 - see "conditioned" - no insulation it is…"
Sep 30, 2014
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Air duct testing questions.

Many towns are now adopting the 2012 code about duct testing.  This is a great thing. However I have been looking around for answers to questions that I am sure that I will be getting as I begin to market myself. Perhaps someone can shed some light on this.Code states no air testing is required if ducts are located inside building envelope. But what exactly is this envelope?   As an example.  We use drywall on the inside of the house as an air barrier. when it relates to the attic.  AS any…See More
Sep 29, 2014
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Air duct testing questions.

Many towns are now adopting the 2012 code about duct testing.  This is a great thing. However I have been looking around for answers to questions that I am sure that I will be getting as I begin to market myself. Perhaps someone can shed some light on this.Code states no air testing is required if ducts are located inside building envelope. But what exactly is this envelope?   As an example.  We use drywall on the inside of the house as an air barrier. when it relates to the attic.  AS any…See More
Sep 27, 2014
Robert Cameron replied to Aaren Stewart's discussion Let's solve this HVAC quiz!!!
"dead bugs, leaves?  I have been doing HVAC service and installs for over 40 years and never ran across that issue at all.  I have seen plugged motors with dust but only noise from them was due to out of balance blower wheels causing…"
Sep 25, 2014
Robert Cameron replied to Aaren Stewart's discussion Let's solve this HVAC quiz!!!
"1.  Mold is growing because there is moisture on the walls.  Has nothing to do with HVAC system unless there is a leak on the condensate.  2.  Frozen coil, dirty coil, faulty circuit board, incorrectly sized and designed duct…"
Sep 25, 2014
Robert Cameron replied to Mike Kandel's discussion BPI and Porch.com Announce Collaborative Partnership
"My company is already with Porch.com  waste of money and time.  The people that use this site are typical Lowe's customers where this program is pushed and all they are interested in kicking tires.  No different then Home…"
Sep 25, 2014
Robert Cameron replied to Tony Rigdon's discussion Placement of 5/8" firewall, over or under foam board insulation?
"Not uncommon for having to install a fire rated wall on outside when homes are close together.  Verify the hr. rating the town is asking for.  Your assuming its a one hr. rating? Or is that what they told you?  This would need to go…"
Sep 25, 2014
Robert Cameron replied to Jonathan Bluey's discussion HELP - AIR SEALING a Continuous Stone Interior/ Exterior Wall
"While that is a lot of leakage, is it all coming from that wall surface alone?  Wall leakage is a big issue, but what if you concentrated on all the other leaks could you bring the exchanges down enough to warrant not having to do this…"
Mar 7, 2013
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"Hi Robert, Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!…"
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Home Performance Contracting Energy Audits, HVAC. Insulation, Indoor air quality and mold testing and removal. EIFS And Indoor living specialist for Hometalk.com

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At 7:56am on January 27, 2013, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Robert,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


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