Verifying Air Distribution and Air Barrier Systems in Residential Construction

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Cost: $180.00 | CEUs: 0.9 ICC | Sign me up!

Understanding, measuring and diagnosing air leakage of the duct systems and the building shell is the focus of this training course. The air distribution system and the home envelope are described and investigated along with their impacts on efficiency, safety and building durability.  Tools and methods for measuring duct and air leakage and duct and air leakage calculations are explained. Discussions and examples include pressure influences and pressure diagnostics.  This course is an excellent introduction to residential duct and air leakage for anyone considering performing this type of testing and diagnostics; or anyone who will be approving and overseeing others to perform this type of work.
Module 1 Air Distribution Systems and Duct Leakage

This module focuses on the air distribution system and how it impacts efficiency, safety and building durability.  Tools and methods for measuring duct leakage and duct leakage calculations will be covered.

Unit 1 Understanding The Conditioned Air Distribution System
Unit 2 Understanding The Conditioned Air Distribution System Quiz
Unit 3 Performing Duct Leakage Testing
Unit 4 Testing Duct Leakage Quiz
Unit 5 Duct Failure Causes
Unit 6 Duct Failure Causes Quiz
Unit 7 Performing Duct Leakage Calculations
Unit 8 Performing Duct Leakage Calculations Quiz
Unit 9 Research Your Conditioned Air Distribution System
Unit 10 The Conditioned Air Distribution Systems Exam
Module 2 Air Infiltration and Exfiltration

Measuring and diagnosing air leakage of the building shell is the focus of this module.  Tools, methods, and calculations will be discussed as well as pressure influences and pressure diagnostics.

Unit 1 Understanding The Air Barrier
Unit 2 Understanding the Air Barrier Quiz
Unit 3 Investigating Problem Areas in the Building Envelope
Unit 4 Testing and Diagnostics for Air Infiltration
Unit 5 Testing and Diagnostics for Air Infiltration Quiz
Unit 6 Understanding Infiltration Calculations
Unit 7 Understanding Infiltration Calculations Quiz
Unit 8 Air Infiltration and Exfiltration Exam

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