Duct and Envelope Testing Manual

Duct and Envelope Testing Manual

Item #: DETPM
Price: $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-930044-24-1

The International Energy Conservation Code requires Duct and Envelope Testing. This requires proficiency in the use of blower doors, duct blasters, and other test equipment to comply with the code. p> Duct and Envelope Testing

Training Manual © 2015 ESCO - 86 Pages

This five-section manual provides information on the terminology and building science affecting energy efficiency. The tools & testing procedures used to evaluate a building's envelope and duct systems are covered in detail, as are the methods for expressing and recording envelope or duct leakage test results. In addition, it explains what the numbers mean to the homeowner and local code officials.

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Instructor Resources

Instructor Guide: Is a 32-page instructional supplement with course objectives, an estimated delivery time to keep the program on track, and answers to student worksheets. Instructor resource materials are available through digital download or CD.

Program Topics

* Energy efficiency * Blower door testing method for whole house leakage rate * Duct testing methods for total leakage and leakage to the outside


This program can be incorporated into any HVACR educational curriculum that teaches duct and envelope testing, as part of your current program or can be used as a stand-alone course. Wholesalers, manufacturers, and continuing education providers can use this program as a continuing education course to reinforce concepts in a 4-6-hour training program.

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Both written and hands-on performance Duct and Envelope Testing Certifications are available to validate a person's retained knowledge of the program and show that they can apply this knowledge in a real-world setting. These exams identify that a technician has required knowledge and ability to perform envelope and duct leakage testing. A candidate must pass both the written and hands-on examinations to earn this sought-after certification. Proctors can login to review candidate test results and access detailed statistical reports. These reports help instructors pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in their instruction. Additionally, these reports aid the program in preparing documentation for Perkins compliance.

Training Package

To accommodate the varying needs of each HVACR training program, this modular training package is available as a complete training solution (training manual, instructor resources and certification), or instructors can purchase the items separately. Registered proctors can login to view their educational discounts or call 800 726-9696 for additional information.