Support for Codes, Standards and Training

Iain Walker being interviewed by KQED at the 2011 LBNL Open House.

Our group provides extensive support for the building industry.

We provide guidance and support for the following codes, standards, and training-related activities:

  • Editorial support for Home Energy Magazine.
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) Standards Technical Committee
  • RESNET HVAC and Performance Testing standards subcommittees
  • ASTM Standard E2342 Longevity Testing of Forced Air Duct System Sealants
  • ASTM Standard E1554 Determining External Air Leakage of Air Distribution Systems by Fan Pressurization
  • ASTM Standard E2029 Standard test method for volumetric and mass flow rate measurement in a duct using tracer dilution
  • ASTM Standard E779 Standard test method for Determining Air Leakage Rate by Fan Pressurization CSA
  • Standard C823-11 – Performance of Air Handlers in Residential Space Conditioning Systems

We also support current US DOE activities in preparing support material for home performance contractors, including home retrofit health and safety guidelines.

Principal Investigator(s): 
Iain Walker