(2.0 CEUs) A variety of common building characteristics create air leaks. In many buildings, air leakage is one of the largest sources of heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer. Air-leaks can be difficult to find, but they’re often inexpensive to fix. This lesson illustrates common air-leak locations found in residential buildings. If you can recognize these building characteristics, then finding the air leaks is simple. You’ll learn the following.
- Where to look for major leakage areas.
- How to correctly seal various types of air leaks.