Free Webinar: Air Sealing and Insulating Existing Homes: Ventilation Terminations and the Enclosure, February 28, 9 - 11 am

  • 28 February 2023
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 11:00 AM
  • Event Host : PG&E
Air Sealing and Insulating Existing Homes: Ventilation Terminations and the Enclosure
Event Description

Testing your work is imperative to meeting or exceeding performance targets and ensuring a feedback loop is in place for continual process improvements. This two-hour course is designed to help participants evaluate the impact of supply and exhaust vent terminations on the building enclosure. Instructor gavin healy of balance point home performance will cover strategies for updating terminations for improved airtightness, ventilation efficacy and building durability. Gavin will also demonstrate how test tools are used to asses existing system performance and commission retrofit measures to maximize outcomes.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • PG&E
  • Agenda
    • - Introduction and safety message
      - Evaluating the purpose and performance of existing vent terminations
      - Optimizing moisture balance in the house and the attic
      - Tradeoffs for locating vent terminations at the soffit, roofline, or gable ends
      - Choosing and locating back draft dampers
      - Isolating thermal conduction from vent terminations
      - Post-retrofit testing of vent performance
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Gavin Healy
      - In 2006, Gavin Healy co-founded (with Dan Perunko) Balance Point Home Performance a successful full service home performance analysis, retrofit, consulting, and training company. Gavin works on new construction design and hands on installation of enclosure, mechanical, plumbing, and indoor air quality components based on testable performance outcomes.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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