- 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.
Last Spring, after you finished weatherizing our home, we already felt that the house was tighter and more comfortable. Now that we have had some really cold weather we appreciate the job you did even more. You eliminated the chilling drafts we always experienced in fall and winter ever since we bought our home six years ago. Our home is now snug and comfortable. Also, we have begun getting rebates from reduced energy usage. Saving a lot of money and being much more comfortable--you can't beat that! I believe we saved in excess of $600 this...Read More
Signe and Bob F., Greensboro