Blower Door Testing In Westchester County

The device used for pressurizing or depressurizing an edifice and computing the ensuing air flow and pressure is known as a "blower boor". The name blower door has been derived from the commonly used fan i.e. blower. The generic term used for it is "fan pressurization". Blower door testing in Westchester is a great way to locate any air leaks within your home.

Westchester County Blower Door TestingAround 1977 in Sweden, blower door technology was primarily used as a window mounted fan. It was used to verify the rigidity of the building envelopes. This was the time when analytical perspective of blower doors turned out to be evident.

In 1979 Harrje, Dutt and Beya used the blower door technology for uncovering the hidden bypasses. They were used as a part of retrofitting and weatherizing. Harrje and Sonderegger modified blower doors to an instrumented audit and automated optimization system.

Westchester And Putnam County blower doors are designed to evaluate the air tightness In Westchester And Putnam County buildings and to trace the air leakage spots. A calibrated fan is installed in a blower door to measure the air tightness. Furthermore, a pressure sensing device is used to measure the air pressure created by the flow of fan. The Putnam And Westchester County building's air tightness is ascertained by the pressure and fan. This is called flow measurements. In order to enhance energy accumulation or diminish internal smog, or control building pressures, air tightness is measured.

Blower Doors Are Composed Of Three Main Components:

  • An Attuned Fan

  • A Door Panel System

  • A Device to calculate building pressure.

The blower door fan is fitted into an external doorway with the help of a door panel system. The air is thrown inside and outside the building to create small pressure. This pressure then compels the air through all fissure and infiltrations in the building. If the building has few holes then less air is required from the blower door fan to engender changes in the pressure of the structure. Blower doors pressure is measured in various formats i.e. the air flow and CFM50 (the air flow needed to create a 50-pascal pressure change in the building envelope). If you would like more information on how blower door testing can help save you money on your energy bills, contact our Westchester HVAC contractor today.

Our Westchester Blower Door Testing Services Include:

  • Leak Detection
  • Air Leakage Prevention
  • Blower Door
  • Insulation
  • Air Leak Detector
  • Home Energy Audits
  • Blower Door Testing
  • Foam Insulation
  • Pressure Testing
  • Leak Detector
  • Energy Saving
  • Air Leak Tester


We Provide Blower Door Testing to the Following Towns in New York

Westchester County, NY- North Salem, NY (10560) | Bronxville, NY (10708) | Lewisboro, NY | South Salem, NY (10590) | CrotonFalls, NY (10519) | Purdys, NY (10578) | Goldens Bridge, NY (10526) | Somers,NY (10589) | Katonah, NY (10536) | Cross River, NY (10518)

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