Building Performance Training Lab on Wheels
David had the lab made for ECI and other building performance trainers who want to supplement their classroom learning environments with hands-on training. The lab carries propane tanks, blower door, hot water tank, oven range, and four different furnaces (wall-mount, fan-assisted, sealed combustion, atmospherically vented), with single and dual CAZ (combustion appliance zones), each with ventilation and leakage controls. Rather than taking a class of students out for a field trip, trainers can replicate many different scenarios and problems with the lab in their school parking lot, and it comes with a wide variety of testing and thermal imaging tools.
Home Energy published an article on BP training facilities in our July/Aug 2010 training focus issue, and we'll be doing a feature on rolling labs soon!
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