Blower door testing in Minnesota has been required since 2015. Today it is still challenging for some Contractors. Common air sealing problems include unsealed poly vapor barriers, multi-family common walls, bonus rooms framing and ductwork penetrations, and mechanical systems without dampers. This course will view real life pictures of these problems and offer solutions.Course Outline
"Rick was very informative and the course was GREAT!" Megan Knutson, Hanson Building Materials, Inc.
"Practical information about the importance of sealing the house!" Tony Gustafson, Gustafson Home Improvements
"Rick was very thorough and kept me interested in the subject." Robert Gaydos, Solar Midwest, Inc./Solatube
"Great refresher." Dean Marquette, Dercon Construction Services, Inc
"Excellent course!" Dan Wagner, Dan Wagner Construction
"Well worth taking. Presented by a professional who has extensive field experience." Jon Buyck, Buyck Construction Services LLC
"This course was very easy to understand and follow along. Would highly recommend to all contractors." Brian Paradis, Paradis C & R LLC
In order to receive continuing education credit(s), you will need to take a 10-question quiz following the course. To pass the quiz, you will need to achieve a score of 70% or higher. If you are unsuccessful, you will have an opportunity to repeat the quiz. Once you have successfully completed the quiz, you can download your continuing education certificate(s) showing the credit(s) that you have earned.
This course has been approved for one hour of MN residential contractor, remodeler, and roofer continuing education by the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry and includes the required Energy credit.
If you are eligible to receive continuing education credits, your information will be electronically reported to the appropriate agency within 3 business days of course completion.
|Blower Door Testing and Common Air Sealing Issues Handout (18.5 MB)||19 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Rick Cobbs is a HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Rater and Director of Operations for The Energy Network Worldwide (TENww). He has more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry specifically on the building envelope side. Before working at TENww, Rick managed a local branch for a regional company installing insulation, waterproofing and gypsum underlayment. He has a BS degree from the University of Minnesota in Construction Management.