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Get FREE OnLine Training from RETROTEC-$300 value – Limited time offer – BPI CEUs

That’s right, RETROTEC is offering a special promotion that nets you FREE OnLINE Blower Door and DucTester training worth $300! Also earn BPI CEUs!

This offer is only good for qualifying purchases* from TruTech Tools made by December 31, 21012.

See course descriptions, below.

* A qualifying purchase includes a COMPLETE RETROTEC blower door or COMPLETE DucTester system. (Systems sold without digital manometers do not qualify.)

COMPLETE SYSTEMS INCLUDE:

BLOWER DOOR MODELS: US-1000, Q4E QMG

DUCTESTERS: DU-200

Level 1 – The Science of Air Leakage in BuildingsBPI Recognized for 3.5 CEU Credits
Acquire a solid understanding of the role that air leakage plays in buildings. The principles we will discuss apply to residential houses, the duct systems in those houses, apartment buildings, office buildings, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, and other large buildings and/or structures covering a multiplicity of uses.Since air leakage simultaneously affects energy conservation, air quality, building integrity and even safety, it is the goal of this Level 1 training to provide a basic understanding of the building science that affects that interplay, what measurements can be made, and how the results are of value.Level 2 goes on to teach how to make measurements on residential houses while Level 3 does the same for large buildings.

Level 2 Using Residential Air Leakage Measurement EquipmentBPI Recognized for 3.0 CEU Credits
Grasp the basic functionality of the DM-2 digital gauge, blower door system, and smoke puffer accessories. Learn and completely understand the sensitive differential pressure gauges used in measuring and diagnosing air leakage in residential buildings. Learn how door fans (blower doors) work and how to use them effectively. Quantify duct leakage and locate problems.

HOW IT WORKS:

1. Purchase a qualifying product. (See above*)

2. Within 24 hours, TruTech will send you a link to the training site plus your username and password.

3. You will see Air Tightness Testing Level 1 and Level 2 as available courses.You can now begin the coursework. Take the quizzes when you are ready. An average grade of 85% is required to pass. Certificates will be issued upon course completion to students who received an average of 85% in both a Level 1 and a Level 2 course.

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Testo Thermal Imagers 875-1i Complete Kit – $2995
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ETEKT+ double Pane Low-E Coating Detector – $199

Non-Contact Moisture Meter – TRAMEX Encounter +   $399

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Sensit CO – CO Analyzer with a pumped sample – $450
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Carbon Monoxide Alarms Save Lives

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Save Lives.

If you are involved in home energy auditing, building science, weatherization or HVAC, you should be installing and carrying  low level CO alarms.

Every home you test and tighten is a liability. Testing and retesting my not minimize your liability to the levels that you and your insurance company desire and your customers expect. Because homes are dynamic they need to be treated as so. Even the best contractors cannot predict every characteristic that a home will have or that will change after air sealing, insulating, installing new HVAC equipment, HVAC servicing, changing windows or door or siding. That is the primary reason a low level CO detector should be installed on every job your company is involved with.

What is Carbon Monoxide?

  • Carbon Monoxide is rightful called the silent killer.
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) is odorless, colorless, tasteless and moves with the air (does not stratify).
  • Only specially designed gas sensors effectively detect the presence of CO.
  • CO poison accumulates in the body so low level exposure over longer periods can be just as harmful as a high level exposure over a shorter period.

Why an “off the shelf” detector is not enough.

US and Canadian alarm standards (UL 2034 and CSA6.19) call for:

  • No displays under 30+ PPM (parts per million)
  • No alarms at 70+ PPM for 60 to 240 minutes (1 to 4 hours)
  • No alarms at 150+ PPM for 10 to 50 minutes
  • No alarms at 400+ PPM for 4 to 15 minutes

YET…
CO becomes (dangerous) toxic for healthy individuals at concentrations more than 50 ppm with continuous exposure over an eight hour period according to the US Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration (OSHA). Reactions to exposure to 70 to 100 ppm CO over a few hours include flu-like symptoms such as headaches, irritated eyes and a runny nose. Exposure to 150 to 300 ppm CO may produce dizziness, sleepiness and nausea. Exposure to more than 400 ppm CO may result in unconsciousness, brain damage and death.

Low level CO detectors are designed to protect you and your customers by alarming far below the UL listing standard.  They are an easy up-sell for a tighter home.

The NEW Defender Low Level CO Alarm

Defender LL6070

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensit Technologies P100(CO) Personal Monitor with Alarm

sensit p-100 CO

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