Static Pressure Testing 101

Spring 2018
A version of this article appears in the Spring 2018 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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March 31, 2018
It’s unfortunate that many HVAC field service and installation personnel unknowingly install equipment on undersized and poorly performing duct systems every day. The result is that the average HVAC system delivers less than 60% of its rated capacity into the building. Fortunately, you can discover many of the duct-related defects leading to this condition with a single measurement—static pressure.

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