This dynamic course features building science experts Justin Wilson and Gord Cook. They will cover why air sealing is important for health and building performance, understanding the latest code requirements, theory, practice, and interpretation of results of blower door testing, and designing for effective improvements in the building envelope.
The course dives into why air sealing is important, including physical health and safety through air quality and expands into how to achieve and test the building to achieve these results. These points are touched on in all 4 learning objectives.
Learning Objective 1:
Understand why air sealing is important and its impact on health and building performance.
Learning Objective 2:
Explore how codes are driving requirements for blower door testing and the theory behind the test for air sealing.
Learning Objective 3:
Learn how to prepare, perform, and analyze results from blower door test.
Learning Objective 4:
Discover options to improve air sealing effectiveness for health and performance.