Air-flow Diagnostics for Cavemen

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation does some pretty fun stuff. Here’s an interesting test to measure airflow at registers and exhaust vents. Seems so obvious once you know the ‘secret’. For those who find the myriad of government-funded energy subsidies confusing, here’s a link to a state-by-state breakdown of the programs.

Category Energy Efficiency, News

Heat-loss Diagnostics for Cavemen: Part 1

Despite my letter to the Journal of Light Construction last year, I think energy audits are tremendously valuable. We’ve recently started using blower door tests and thermal imaging on some of our work, and so far, the results are excellent. Heat loss in buildings is weirdly unpredictable, so if you have access to a company with these tools, I recommend […]