Excessive duct leakage causes major energy and comfort problems in many buildings. This lesson covers why and how building-energy specialists test duct-system leakage. You’ll learn the following.
- The main types and components of duct systems.
- Typical air-leakage locations.
- Problems caused by poorly sealed ducts.
- The methods and equipment used to test duct-airtightness test methods and equipment.
- Energy-code duct-airtightness standards.