1 – Whole house test for air leakiness
The Blower Door test one of the things that sets us apart from our competitors is our attention to detail. Our blower doors full house test also puts us in a better category. Here is the sequence of our energy inspection and the typical scope of work for a 30+ year old home:
This test requires some training. In our case, the BPI certification of “Building Analyst” which focuses on the blower door test of homes. The first test we perform with the blower door tells us the “baseline” of how leaky your home is and about how much we can improve on it. The baseline is a total house “leakiness” test that tells us how much air is moving uncontrolled through walls, switches, outlets, light fixtures and so forth.