Are you looking for an Air Tightness Test in Braintree, Essex?
At Building Compliance Testing, we provide high-quality Air Tightness Testing in Braintree.
Our prices start from as little as £45+VAT.
If you have been instructed by Building Control to provide a Air Permeability Testing Certificate contact us. 01621 493594
Building Compliance Testing will provide a free quote over the phone. Our engineers can be on site within 24 hours of quote acceptance.
Contact us for:
- Design Reviews
- Retrofit Works
- Site Inspections
- Smoke Diagnostics
- Training, Education and Tool-box Talks
Let’s boil it down. Why might you need it?
Ultimately your Building Control or Inspector has asked you to provide a Certificate.
Approved Document Part L stipulates the requirement to have an Air Test for new-build dwellings. Air Permeability Testing In simple terms, it measures the total air lost through leaks in building fabric.
Air Permeability Testing ensures the building meets the design air permeability rating specified in the SAP Calculation. This calculation allow for the production of a dwelling’s Energy Performance Certificate.
Don’t forget, to get your quotation for Air Tightness Testing in Braintree, ping us a message or call.
How’s it done?
Our engineers use fans and place them into an outdoor open space, usually a doorway. From there, the fans pressurise or depressurise the building, taking multiple fan flow and pressure readings. Any air leakage is then recorded as infiltration loses, recorded as cubic metres of air leakage per hour per square metre at 50 Pascals.
If you want to learn more head over to our Air Tightness Testing service page by clicking here or give us a call on 01621 493594.