April 2024 Monthly Meeting

Meeting Title
ASHRAE 90.1 Blower Door Testing in Oregon

Hybrid Event - In person and via Zoom

EcoTrust Building
Billy Frank Jr Conference Center
721 NW 9th Ave. Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209

for Zoom register at the link below

Mike Poirier

Blower door testing in Oregon is relatively new and the requirement has created a fair amount of questions for compliance and how the test is performed. Learn the ins and outs of how the test is performed and how the ASHRAE 90.1 criteria is applied in order to satisfy the energy code.

Mike Poirier is the Vice-President of QED LAB, Inc, an AAMA accredited testing laboratory and field testing agency headquartered in Troutdale, Oregon. QED LAB has tested over 900 buildings for airtightness in both commercial and residential configurations, equating to over 45 million square feet of air barrier and over 3,100 residential units. Mike is a Level 2 certified infrared thermographer and a Level 3 certified blower door testing technician with over 20 years experience in the building science industry. He has tested projects across 12 states in the US, as well as in Mexico and Thailand, including projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Mike was a presenter at the 2023 ABAA Building Enclosure Conference and is scheduled to present at the 2024 conference in May.