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What can an infrared scanning camera do for an auditor that the blower door test Cannot?
Last Updated: 28th June, 2020
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People also ask, when performing a combustion efficiency test digital flue gas will measure what four parameters?
Carbon monoxide (CO), oxygen (O2), draft, and flu gas temperature.
Secondly, what type of control is the room thermostat? Room thermostats and humidistats are devices that control automatic valves and dampers in a control system. These devices have built in sensors as well as moving parts that control the device. An example is a pneumatic thermostat that has a bimetalic sensor and a relay.
Herein, what are the three things an energy audit will tell you?
Assesses the general energy performance of an existing home including:
- Building envelope features (windows, doors, insulation, ducts) and ages.
- Heating, cooling and ventilation equipment types, characteristics and ages.
- Appliance and lighting characteristics.
- Comfort complaints.
- Visible moisture issues.
What are the two nationally recognized energy certifications for home auditors and contractors?
To demonstrate knowledge and qualifications in energy auditing, there are two nationally recognized standards for energy auditors: BPI Building Analyst and RESNET HERS Rater. Both emphasize the house-as-a-system approach to evaluating performance, including a blower door test.