Air Tightness Testing Chelmsford

At Building Compliance Testing, we provide high-quality Air Tightness Testing in Chelmsford.

Our prices start from as little as £45+VAT.

If you have been instructed by Building Control to provide an Air Permeability Testing Certificate contact us. 01621 493594

As well as this, Building Compliance Testing offers free, over-the-phone quotations. Once you accept the quote, our engineers can be on your site within 24 hours.

Air Tightness Testing

Air Tightness Testing refers to air loss between a building’s fabric or envelope. In fact, all new UK developments require one of these tests.

Contact us for:

  • Design Reviews
  • Retrofit Works
  • Site Inspections
  • Pre-testing
  • 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.

Since 2006, the 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 allows for the production of a dwelling’s Energy Performance Certificate.

Don’t forget, to get your quotation for Air Tightness Testing in Chelmsford, ping us a message or call. We know what to do!

How’s Air Tightness Testing Chelmsford 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 losses, recorded as cubic metres of air leakage per hour per square metre at 50 Pascals.

Contact Us

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.