Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

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Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

It is not unusual for California to be first and unique. Just one year after the 1973 oil embargo exposed this country’s reliance on foreign oil, California was the first state to implement a ...

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Air Flow Measurements in the Bag

September 01, 2002

        Many people in the building performance field know about a certain, easy-to-perform air flow test that involves common household items. If you are not among them, read on. If ... [continue reading]

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Conditioning the A/C Technician

Author: Mary James
May 01, 2002

A relatively new A/C training system aims to turn A/C technicians into expert diagnosticians. [continue reading]

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Fast Checks for Refrigerant Charge?

Author: Mary James
May 01, 2002

For A/C technicians, new options exist for testing refrigerant charge levels. [continue reading]

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Flow Control Gains in Accuracy

March 01, 2002

A new flow meter is easier to use than a Duct Blaster, and more accurate than the temperature rise method. [continue reading]

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CO Testing for the Real World

Author: Rick Karg
January 01, 2002

Field inspections of gas ranges and laboratory tests provide the basis for a proposed CO emissions testing protocol. [continue reading]

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Weatherization Test Drives Spray Sealant

November 01, 2001

New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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