Home Performance News

Tapes Not Sticking To Low VOC Paints?

Home Performance contractors keep telling me that the new Low VOC (volatile organic compound) paints that some builders are using is making it hard to set up a Duct Blaster®...

by Corey Breed

What is a duct blaster test?

Sorry You've probably heard the term but. . . Duct Blaster® is a registered trademark belonging to The Energy Conservatory™ for their marquee fan/manometer duct leakage testing system, aka The Minneapolis Duct Blaster®. It’s likely to go the way of Kleenex, Aspirin, Escalator - all formerly trademarked product names that became synonymous with the actual product. The test people are actually referring to is called Duct Leakage Testing which...

by Corey Breed