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Envelope and Duct Leakage Testing

Course Description

The Online Envelope and Duct Leakage Testing course is an introduction to the causes and solutions to duct and home envelope leakage. Envelope and duct leakage testing is at the heart of home performance work. To be able to correct these problems, students must understand why they happen, how to find the leaks, and the proper way to seal them. This course will get you started on that path. This 2-hour course is delivered via our Learning Management System, Athena.

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the tools of envelope and duct leakage testing such as the duct tester, manometer, and blower door
  • Recall the basic principles of building science
  • List the components of the building envelope
  • Knowledge of causes and consequences of envelope and duct leakage
  • General knowledge of the blower door, manometer, and duct blaster
  • An understanding of the building envelope
  • Written Section

Grading Criteria

The final test consists of a single multiple choice-true/false exam. Students pass with an 80% score or higher. If a student does not pass a section, he or she will be allowed to retake that particular section in accordance with CHP Energy Solutions Research and Training's retesting policy.

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CHP Energy Solutions promotes healthier, safer, more energy efficient built environments by providing energy audits, inspections, energy performance upgrades, and building science education.

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