Title

Residential Air Leakage Testing and Mechanical Ventilation Verification

Secondary Author(s)

Vieira, Robin

Report Number

FSEC-CR-2082-18

URL

http://publications.energyresearch.ucf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/FSEC-CR-2082-18.pdf

Keywords

Buildings; Air Flow

Abstract

This project is intended to answer the following four questions regarding residential building air leakage testing and whole-house mechanical ventilation requirements as stated in the 2016 Supplement 1 changes to the 5th Edition (2014) Florida Energy Conservation Code, and now continued in the 6th Edition (2017) Code: - Is the new requirement to test residential air leakage being followed? - Who is providing the air leakage testing? - Are accurate air leakage rate test values being reported? - Is whole-house mechanical ventilation being installed in applicable cases?

Date Published

5-23-2018

Subjects

Buildings - Air Flow

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