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Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

...blower door test? Blower door tests are becoming part of many State and Provincial mandatory building codes - the new BC Energy Step Code in British Columbia,...

LEED Homes

Getting Started

...blower door test , where your home is depressurized to test for air leaks. This gives your building team the opportunity to find and repair any problem areas. A...

Bike lanes in Vancouver
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver's goal of becoming the Greenest City by 2020

...Blower door test © Ecohome Part of that audit is a blower door test which involves sealing your home, and with a fan in the doorway blowing out, the home is...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...blower door test to see how much heat loss there is from air leaks . A blower door test identifies air leaks for repair to make homes more energy efficient....

Air and vapour barriers

Aerobarrier home and attic air-sealing spray

...blower door test was performed during renovations, a very leaky rate of 8.1 ACH was recorded. This presented an opportunity to test Aerobarrier that looked so...

Interior sheathing as air & vapor barriers in wood frame construction
Air and vapour barriers

Interior sheathing as an air and vapour or vapor barrier

...Blower door tests The air seal of a building is measured in ACH (Air Changes per Hour), and is determined by a blower door test where the building is depressu...

BC Energy Step Codes - Builder Design Guide &  Requirements explained
Building codes

The new BC energy step code: builder design guide & requirements explained - Vancouver

...testing for air leakage will be more complex with the introduction of a mandatory Blower Door Test (discover all about these here ), but the BC Energy Step Code...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...Blower door tests to measure air leakage will be part of home energy rating © Ecohome Grants for homeowners to invest in solar and geothermal systems Financial ...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...blower door test. 11.1 Refrigerant charge test: If your home has an air conditioning system with refrigerants, provide proof of a proper refrigerant charge ...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...blower door testing ) an interest-free loan of up to $40,000 to help homeowners and landlords pay for retrofits A Net Zero Homes Grant of up to $5,000 to he...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...doors and windows) and more efficient appliances and fixtures. Certification requires a blower door test where homes are depressurized and tested for air leak...