Video: Tracking Standards Developments and Best Practices in HVAC Air Distribution Systems

A review of key updates to ASHRAE 189.1, followed by a case study on resolving air duct leakage in Florida condo complexes.

Video Courtesy: CxEnergy 2017

Presenters: Neal Walsh, Aeroseal, LLC & Michael Lorion, Airmax Service Corporation

Abstract: This presentation reviews key updates to the ASHRAE 189.1 Standard impacting air duct performance, ASHRAE SPC 215’s work to determine leakage airflow and fractional leakage of operating HVAC air distribution systems, a case study on resolving air duct leakage in Florida multi-family condo complexes, and reviews best practices related to ductwork testing, installation and repair.

This presentation was part of the technical program for CxEnergy 2017, the premier conference & expo for building commissioning, energy management and testing professionals. Save the date for CxEnergy 2018 on April 23-26 in Las Vegas, NV. CSE readers get 10% discount on registration (use promo code: CSE10). For more information, visit To access a PDF copy of this presentation, visit the 2017 ACG Research & Document Library.

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