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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? There is no DIY blower door YouTube video to watch; you will need to hire a professional to do it. It starts with all the windows and doors ...

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 testing equipment, a house is pressurized to between 50 and 100 Pascals. Aerosol nozzles are placed through the home which then spray Aerobarrier wa...

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...

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...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...doors, insulation) as well as appliances and energy systems. With this information and a blower door test to determine how airtight your building envelope is, i...

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

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

...blower door test and meet the target set out by your municipal building inspectors. Conventional building designs that builders are familiar with can still me...

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 ...

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...

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 ...