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House of Pressure Building Science Demonstration Prop

Home Performance Testing Learning Tool

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The "House of Pressure", developed by CHP Energy Solutions building science expert Anthony Cox, has been sold all over the world. It is an internationally-recognized building science prop used to visually demonstrate Home Performance Testing using Pressure Diagnostics. Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) testing can be demonstrated in addition to blower door testing and zonal testing among many others. Weatherization trainers and professionals utilize this tool to teach students, trainees, workers and potential clients about building science.

Made of clear lexan (high strength plastic laminate), the interior is visible from all four sides.

Features operable: Forced air duct system, dryer, bathroom fan, fireplace

Features smoke generators for the: Fireplace, water heater, car exhaust

Also includes: Laminated plywood travel case with wheels, handouts to be used with training (One electronic copy on CD), PowerPoint presentation on CD that can be modified to fit your needs, depressurization fan on the small version, a training DVD

Since 1976, CHP has offered energy services and related health and safety improvements, as well as emergency heating and cooling services, at no cost to qualifying low-income households through funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program and local social services departments. By practicing and training others in sustainable practices, CHP's Energy Services division incorporates energy efficiency into our communities' homes and daily lives, helping households reduce energy consumption, emissions, and costs. As part of its mission to promote sustainable housing, the Energy Solutions team offers ENERGY STAR® audits and ratings and acts as an energy consultant on CHP's construction activities.

 

House of Pressure from CHP Energy Solutions

The ES "House of Pressure", developed by ES building science expert Anthony Cox, has been sold all over the world. It is an internationally-recognized prop used to visually demonstrate Home Performance Testing using Pressure Diagnostics. Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) testing can be demonstrated in addition to blower door testing and zonal testing among many others. Weatherization trainers and professionals utilize this tool to teach students, trainees, workers and potential clients about building science. ©2013 CHP Energy Solutions