Solving for Why: Whole Building Air Leakage Testing

Justin L. Boone, Principal and Unit Manager

Building codes for new construction increasingly require air-tightness testing to verify energy efficiency and to help prevent condensation and related degradation of building materials. For the same reasons, owners of existing buildings seek to minimize air leakage through building enclosure retrofits and repairs.

In this Solving for Why video, building scientist Justin Boone demonstrates a whole building air leakage test and explains how the data collected helps owners make their buildings more air tight and energy efficient.