Tool Lending Library- Tool of the month

Use the Energy Innovation Center's free Resource & Tool Lending Library for a variety of energy efficiency and sustainability-related educational resources. Books, DVDs, and even energy efficiency measuring tools are available for checkout. Up to 5 books or DVD items may be checked out for up to 14 days, and tools may be checked out for up to 10 days.

Contact the Resource & Tool Lending Library Manager, Ceci Cazares, at (858) 496-7137 or at if you have questions. 

Leakator-10 (Combustible Gas Detector) (Tool #136)

Purpose:  Handheld combustible gas leak detector used to pinpoint combustible gas leaks in commercial, residential and industrial applications, including surveying gas pipelines and inspecting valves, regulators and meters on gas equipment. The Leakator will detect nearly all combustible gases including: Acetone, acetylene, benzene, butane, ethanol, ethylene oxide, gasoline, hexane, hydrogen, industrial solvents, iso-butane, methane, methanol, paint thinners, propane, natural gas, and naptha.

Key Features:

  • Audible and visual indicators
  • 30 hour battery life
  • Sensitivity: 20 ppm usable sensitivity (methane)
  • Patented solid state sensor
  • 20 inch flexible probe for hard to reach locations