2016 Manufacturer Certification for Equipment, Products and Devices

Airflow Measurement Apparatus - Forced Air Systems

Under the 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part6) Section 100.0(h) and Reference Residential Appendices Section RA3.3 all airflow rate measurement apparatuses used to verify heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system airflow must be certified to the Energy Commission.

Items that must be included with the declaration statement are:

  • The product manufacturer's model numbers for the airflow measurement apparatuses.

  • The product manufacturer's product documentation that gives the specifications for use of the airflow measurement apparatus to accurately measure residential system airflow at system return grilles of single and multiple return duct systems.


2016 Reference Appendices RA 3.3.
Posted October 27, 2016. (PDF file, 8 pages, 81 kb)

Submit forms and questions to CertifiedtoCEC@energy.ca.gov
or contact Mark Alatorre at 916-654-4642.

Note that the requirements for this equipment have not changed from the 2013 to the 2016 version of the Standards. Products certified to this list are compliant with both versions. Currently certified products are not required to be re-certified or re-tested.

Manufacturer/Make/Model Manufacturer's Product Documentation

ACIN - Powered Capture Hood - FlowFinder Mk2

Operation Manual (1.5 mb)

Kanomax - Capture Hood Model 6710 Version 2 Instruction Manual (623 kb)

Kanomax - TABmaster Model 6715

Instruction Manual (2.1 mb)

Retrotec Inc. - Blower Door - For Series 200, 300, 1000 and 3000 systems using the DM-2 gauge

Operation Manuals

Retrotec Inc. - Blower Door- For Series 200, 300, 1000 and 3000 systems using the DM-32 gauge

Operation Manuals

Retrotec Inc. - Fan Flowmeter - Model 240 DuctTester

Operation Manual (3.7 mb)

Retrotec Inc. - Fan Flowmeter - Model 341 DucTester

Operation Manual (3.7 mb)

Testo - 420 Flow Hood

Operation Manual (3.2 MB)

The Energy Conservatory - Fan Flowmeter - Minneapolis Duct Blaster Series B Systems

Duct Blaster Manual (3.4 mb)

The Energy Conservatory - Flow Grid - Trueflow Air Handler Flow Meter

TrueFlow Manual (782 kb)

The Energy Conservatory - Powered Capture Hood - FlowBlaster

FlowBlaster Manual (954 kb)

TSI - Alnor LoFlo Balometer 6200D

Operation Manual (1.1 mb)

TSI - AccuBalance 8371

Operation Manual (618 kb)

TSI - AccuBalance 8372 and 8373

Operation Manual (602 kb)