What is Applied Product Testing?

The Construction Instruction Experience Center houses our very own building science laboratory that is equipped to help develop, test, and review products, applications, and assemblies through the lens of industry experts.

Ci works with our customers to:

  • Conduct plan reviews, code compliance, building science-based technical plan analysis, product evaluations and related technical information/documentation regarding the following:
    • Water/moisture management and building durability system analysis and integration
    • On-site training of field personnel
    • Thermal enclosure design
    • Indoor air quality systems
    • Efficient mechanical systems integration
    • Process integration and economic tradeoffs of high-performance building systems into the design, engineering, and building processes
    • Products, specifications, and scopes of work writing to incorporate into building operations
    • REMRate, Energy-10, EnergyGauge or DOE 2 detailed computer energy modelling on whole building energy efficiency and detailed cost improvement analysis for entire buildings, systems, or individual systems or components
    • Water/moisture management and durability systems integration and analysis with hands-on field or applicable training
    • High Performance HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) and mechanical systems design and integration, including:
      • Building mechanical loads analysis and equipment sizing and selection
      • Duct distribution sizing and layout
      • Whole house ventilation systems strategies and layouts
      • Solar systems and photovoltaic system optimization
      • Solar thermal systems
      • Combination or alternative systems heating and cooling systems designs
      • Hot water delivery systems
      • Lighting and appliance selections

How can we help?

Please contact us with any questions or to find out more about how we can help.

The team at CI Live is extremely knowledgeable as to the science of home building and presents it in a way that is easy to understand. It is obvious that they are dedicated to what works instead of pushing a particular brand name.

Jared Humphreys Project Manager, Big Canyon Homes