1. Health & Safety Series: Getting Started


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    In the first part of this new series WxTV will take a quick look at why health and safety is not just an afterthought but a funded component of the DOE weatherization program for workers and clients. released:…

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    • Highlight Reel 2


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      Presented at the 2010 CIF Community Economic Development & NCAF Energy Programs Leveraging Conference released: 11/10/10 Director/Editor: Vince Cusomato Host/Writer: Ben Cichowski Production…

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      • Accessing Stucco Walls for Dense Packing


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        WxTV will take a look at a great technique for insulating stucco homes, particularly gaining access to those sidewalls for dense packing, that folks have been asking for. The crews from North Dakota…

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        • Blower Door Basics: Part 3 - The Breakdown


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          In the final part of this series, Ben will break down the results of our blower door test and sum up the major findings. But first WxTV will take an animated look at the physics happening when we…

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          • Blower Door Basics: Part 2 - The Test Process


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            The second part of this series will pick up with our blower door test from the moment we turn on the manometer. We'll also get to find out what the major infiltrations of this house are as Ben…

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            • Home Ventilation: Using ASHRAE 62.2 and the Zip Test Pro Calculator (part 2 of 4)


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              Weatherization expert Steve Johnson shares his practical experience using ASHRAE 62.2 standards to guide planning for ventilation retrofits. He demonstrates the use of the Zip Test Pro calculator. This…

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              • Blower Door Basics: Part 1 - Prep & Setup


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                WxTV will take a look at the ins and outs of blower door testing. To make things even more interesting we'll be testing the tightness of a strawbale house. In this first part, Ben will walk us…

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                • Attic Prep & Insulation


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                  Insulating an attic is one of the cornerstones of weatherization. On a six degree day in Fargo, ND, Doug Bakke and crew will show us what to look for when prepping and sealing an attic and then blowing…

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                  • Health & Safety Series: Mold & Moisture


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                    WxTV jumps back into our Health & Safety Series with this episode dealing with mold and moisture problems. We'll travel to the states of Washington and Maryland to look at three homes with…

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                    • Dense Packing Walls with Cellulose from the Interior


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                      A crew in Butte, Montana will demonstrate insulating the walls of a very old home that contains some balloon framing. Watch how the guys use this type of construction to prevent having to drill holes…

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