Introduction

Airtightness in buildings is soon to become a mandatory element of construction and renovation, through updates to the requirements listed in the building and energy codes across Canada.

In order to make a new or existing home airtight, you first need to identify where the air leakage locations are. This module explains how to set up a home so that finding leakage points is easy, as well as how to use some of the tools required for the job.

To learn more about the benefits of building air tightness, check out our module Why Is Air Leakage a Problem?

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