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Stylized Text: Duct Testing 101

Course Description:

Picture of an FSEC research conducting a residential blower door test.This course is designed to introduce the student in the proper use of the manometer, blower door, duct tester and pressure pan to perform building envelope and duct leakage testing. The class will utilize lecture as well as "hands on" training. Emphasis is placed on the duct total and the duct-to- outside leakage tests, which are required to satisfy the requirements of the state of Florida’s ENERGY STAR® Residential HVAC rebate program.

Please be advised that this is a training course only, and does not certify or license anyone. It provides additional training for those in the field who are qualified under the rebate program to perform these tests.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Licensed Mechanical Contractors
  • Certified Test and Balance Professionals


Testing equipment will be provided for class use only. A duct tester is required to perform the total duct leakage test to satisfy the duct test requirement of Florida's ENERGY STAR® Residential HVAC rebate program. Equipment for personal use may be purchased from the manufacturers listed below.

Manufacturers of duct testers include:



Register online by clicking any of the links below or by calling (321) 638-1423 and giving your credit card information. Advanced registration is recommended.

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CANCELLATION POLICY:  All payments are fully refundable if cancellation is received at least 5 business days before the class begins, otherwise the registration is non-refundable.  FSEC reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient pre-registration.  In that event, all payments are fully refundable.  Registrations are NOT transferable to future workshops.  By registering, you accept this cancellation policy.