Video Tutorials

We have you covered with video tutorials of our RED tools. We produce videos of our most popular tools first in order to meet the training needs of the greatest number of our users. We have placed our videos below in order of popularity for your convenience. We are adding more videos regularly.

RED Calc Pro Tools​

Coming soon!

We have been busy preparing for the launch of RED Calc Pro. Once it is launched, we will start making video tutorials of the tools and unique user interface.

RED Calc Free Tools

ASHRAE 62.2-2016 Ventilation tool

This video addresses one of our most popular  tools, ASHRAE 62.2-2016. This tool is based on this important residential ventilation standard, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings. The DOE funded Weatherization Assistance Program requires any weatherization job receiving DOE funding to size the dwelling unit for mechanical ventilation. 

Video length: 8:45

Recorded: September 2016

Subject tool: RED Calc Free 62.2-2016 tool with significant relevance for RED Calc Pro 62.2-2016 tool 

Comment: This is the shorter of the two versions of this tutorial. We recommend you watch this one first and then watch the extended version below.

ASHRAE 62.2-2016 Ventilation tool

This video addresses one of our most popular  tools, ASHRAE 62.2-2016. This tool is based on this important residential ventilation standard, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings. The DOE funded Weatherization Assistance Program requires any weatherization job receiving DOE funding to size the dwelling unit for mechanical ventilation. 

Video length: 35:33

Recorded: September 2016

Subject tool: RED Calc Free 62.2-2016 tool with significant relevance for RED Calc Pro 62.2-2016 tool 

Comment: This is the extended version of the two versions of this tutorial, the shorter one being above. 

RED Tool 62.2-2013 to 62.2-2016 Changes

This video addresses the major changes between ASHRAE 62.2-2013, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings, and ASHRAE 62.2-2016, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings.  

Video length: 3:42

Recorded: September 2016

Subject tool: RED Calc Free 62.2-2013 and 62.2-2016 tools. 

Comment: This video addresses only the differences between these two standards and the sections of the  RED Calc Free 62.2-2016 that are different. 

ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Ventilation tool

This video addresses one of our most popular  tools, ASHRAE 62.2-2013. This tool is based on this important residential ventilation standard, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings. The DOE funded Weatherization Assistance Program requires any weatherization job receiving DOE funding to size the dwelling unit for mechanical ventilation. 

Video length: 5:37

Recorded: August 2014

Subject tool: RED Calc Free 62.2-2013 tool with significant relevance for RED Calc Pro 62.2-2013 tool. 

Comment: This is the shorter of the two versions of this tutorial. We recommend you watch this one first and then watch the extended version below.

ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Ventilation tool

This video addresses one of our most popular  tools, ASHRAE 62.2-2013. This tool is based on this important residential ventilation standard, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings. The DOE funded Weatherization Assistance Program requires any weatherization job receiving DOE funding to size the dwelling unit for mechanical ventilation. 

Video length: 23:40

Recorded: July 2014

Subject tool: RED Calc Free 62.2-2013 tool with significant relevance for RED Calc Pro 62.2-2013 tool 

Comment: This is the extended version of the two versions of this tutorial, the shorter one being above. 

Using the RED Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPD) Tool

This video is a detailed overview of the proper use of the popular RED Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPD) tool, from initial zone configuration and modified zone configuration to the final results. 

Video length: 21:39

Recorded: February 2017

Subject tool: RED Calc Free Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPD) tool with significant relevance for RED Calc Pro ZPD tool. 

Comment: These RED Calc Free and  RED Calc Pro tools display uncertainty, a unique feature.

Controlling Airflow in Existing Dwellings

The concept of “controlling airflow” is discussed in this video with a Savings-to-Investment Ratio (SIR) calculated. Controlling airflow includes 1) air sealing to reduce air leakage and 2) installing mechanical ventilation according to ASHRAE 62.2 to control the amount of fresh air from the outdoors. 

Video length: 22:48

Recorded: June 2014

Subject tools: RED Calc Free tools 62.2-2013, Advanced Infiltration, and Ventilation Electrical Usage. 

Comment: The topic of this presentation originated with Rick Karg of RED. 

RED Calc Free Help and Support Features

This is the first video to watch before using the RED Calc Free tools. It addresses navigation, tool User Guides, popup help, error checking, and input ranges.

Video length: 5:28

Recorded: May 2014

Subject tools: RED Calc Free tools. 

Comment: An introductory video for beginning users. 

Working with Mathematical Units with RED Tools

This is the first video to watch before using the RED Calc Free tools. It addresses setting mathematical units properly, unit conversions, global selection of inch-pound or metric units.

Video length: 3:24

Recorded: March 2014

Subject tools: RED Calc Free tools. 

Comment: An introductory video for beginning users. 

Navigation of RED Calc Free Tools

This is the first video to watch before using the RED Calc Free tools. It addresses navigating the tools with the high level and navigation menus for the tools and User Guides

Video length: 2:43

Recorded: March 2014

Subject tools: RED Calc Free tools. 

Comment: An introductory video for beginning users. 

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