Residential Energy and Building Codes
Effective October 1, 2016, the Alabama Energy and Residential Codes Board has adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, with amendments, as the Alabama Residential Energy Code, and the 2015 International Residential Code with amendments, as the Alabama Residential Building Code.
Auburn Blower Door will meet builders, superintendents, and your HVAC or Insulation contractors at the jobsite to perform a walk-thru and help find your leaks before recording the required testing results. We will work with you and your contractors to help achieve the required air flow test results and obtain your C.O. by meeting the new inspection and code requirements for envelope testing.
Give us a call for more information or click the big red button to schedule an inspection. As part of this inspection, we will set up the equipment and perform a walk-thru to help locate any air leaks and allow them to be corrected before recording test results.
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Advantages Of Testing
Determine whether a certain airtightness target — for example, the Passivhaus airtightness standard – has been met
Document airtightness levels needed to qualify for certain home labeling programs, including Energy Star and EarthCraft House
Improve heat loss and heat gain calculations for the next house you build
Quantify a home’s airtightness to prospective buyers
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