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Cold Drafts and Old Oil Furnace – 1984 Mobile Home

The home is a 980 square foot Mobile Home built in 1984. The customer’s initial concerns were that the home had cold drafts and an old oil furnace.
Type of Home: Mobile Home
Year Built: 1984
Square Feet: 980
Blower Door Test – Before: 3599
Blower Door Test – After: 2183
CFM Reduction: 1416
Reduction: 39%
Wise Home Energy performed an initial Blower Door Test which showed an airflow of 3599 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of air moving past the blower door.
1984 Mobile Home blower door test before.
To correct the homeowner concerns, Wise Home Energy performed the following services:

  • Spray foam underbelly
  • installed Air Source Heat Pump

Below are some images of the services performed:

Insulate Underbelly of mobile home
Install Heat Pump
And here is the result of the Blower Door Test taken after the air-sealing and insulation work was completed. The results show a CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of 2183, a reduction of 1416 CFM, or 39%. This represents a great improvement in comfort, energy efficiency, and cost savings.
Blower Door test - After

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