Equipment Rentals and Calibrations

Diagnostic testing for buildings is important for analyzing building performance, meeting third-party verified green building certifications and improving the comfort and efficiency of your home or workplace. Southface has performed these tests for decades, but our mission is to transform the marketplace and build capacity for others to do the work needed to improve building stock across the Southeast. To that end, we have equipment available for rental so that companies and home performance professionals can meet the growing demand for these services.

How We Can Help

blowerdoor collectionWhether you are a seasoned home energy professional or new to the home performance industry, Southface offers an affordable rental option for your equipment needs. All rental kits include the necessary equipment needed to complete airflow testing on buildings and HVAC distribution systems.

Calibrations

Southface offers field calibration checks on digital pressure gauges, blower door and duct leakage testing equipment manufactured by The Energy Conservatory and Retrotec. We can also provide calibration services for the carbon monoxide sensors on combustion analyzers.

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