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What is Energy Star?

Method to promote and identify products that are energy efficient

1

What is a HERS score?

Home Energy Rating system

2

What are the components of the house being tested?

HVAC air barrier, thermal envelope, duct blaster.

3

When do inspections occur?

Predrywall and final PEG

4

What is inspected at the pre-drywall inspection?

insulation, air barrier, air seal, duct blaster

5

What types of materials are being used as air barriers?

Thermo ply, air sill, 3/8 OSB, tyvex wrap

6

Name 3 areas where air barriers are installed?

Chase, exterior wall w/ tub, fireplace

7

Name 4 areas where spray foam is used?

Penetrations through OSB, voids in top and bottom plates, fire stopping.

8

What type of installation should we expect?

Grade 1- no voids and 2% compression

9

Name 2 things the HVAC contractor does to meet the Energy Star requirements?

Mastic on duck work

Balance CFMs

10

Name the 4 checklist completed at the Energy Star final inspection?

Water management check list

HVAC

Tester checklist

Thermal enclosure

11

Name 4 areas the inspector checks at the final inspection?

Caulking at HVAC boots, attic insulation, water management list, MERV 6 filters, attic access panel w/ weather strip

12

What is done with the final inspection report?

Mailed to customer and placed in homeowner folder