Understanding Blower Door Tests

Blower door tests reveal the rate of air leakage in and out of a home

A full energy auditEnergy audit that also includes inspections and tests to assess moisture flow, combustion safety, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, and durability. can remedy many of those leaks and net energy savings.

Used by energy auditors, blower-door tests reveal where a home isn’t airtight. Leaky houses lose heat and invite moisture and air pollution into the living space. Follow along on a home-energy audit to learn what a blower-door test reveals and what fixes energy auditors recommend.

Video by: Jean Paul Vellotti and Michael Dobsevage

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