What is the Difference Between ACH & ACH50?
This photo is of a blower door test we performed at my own house using a Retrotec blower door. You will notice the 15-passenger van outside the window, which is a dead giveaway. A blower door is used to measure the tightness of a building and is often discussed in terms of an ACH50 number. […]Read more
Air Changes Confusion
Air changes per hour (ACH/ACPH) simply describes how many times the quantity of air in a room (or structure) is completely replaced per hour. If you have a 10'x10'x10′ room, the room contains 1000 cubic feet of air. If the supply and return to the room is supplying a balanced 100 CFM (cubic feet per […]Read more