Alternate Procedure to Requirement for Non-residential HERS Duct Leakage Test

The Energy Commission is holding a workshop on December 19 fro 10am – Noon to discuss their proposal to allow HERS Raters OR Mechanical Acceptance Test Technicians to certify duct leakage findings in small non-residential new/addition/ change-out installations.  Attend the meeting live or via Webinar.

(Another reason to pay attention to the new Certified Acceptance Test Technician requirements!)

From the announcement:

This workshop will encourage public comment regarding the draft staff report of the proposed alternative procedure to HERS rater nonresidential duct leakage test verification.

  • Background on Alternative Procedures
  • Proposed Alternative Procedure
  • Expected impacts on the construction industry
  • Proposed schedule for adoption

The workshop will end with a public comment period.

Go to the CEC’s Special Cases website to get the documents.  CLICK HERE

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