- Assessing Your Needs
- Making the Improvements
Blower door testing is a way to check the "leakiness" of a home. By depressurizing (pulling air out of a home) and measuring the rate at which air leaks in through openings in the building envelope, we are able to assess how much energy (and money) is escaping through air leaks. Knowing the total amount of air leakage and where the leaks are located helps us determine the most effective strategy to improve your home.
Before we consider an energy retrofit job complete, we use the blower door as our final step to check our work and measure the improvement achieved by our services.
I would like to compliment Gary Silverstein and his crew for their work on my home. They were respectful of the interior of the house in that they covered the entrance way and carpeting with work cloths or plastic sheeting, always polite and considerate of any inconvenience they might cause. Any messes were vacuumed up. They were very thorough in making sure that all areas of possible air leaks inside and under the house...
Martha R., Greensboro