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Whole Building Pressurization Testing

We provide the design and implementation of any type or size of building pressure testing:

  • We can assist the design professional or the owner in developing the test specification and test parameters to adhere to ASTM E779, ASTM E1827 or the Army Core of Engineers Building Pressure testing guideline.

  • We provide a complete Testing Plan that describes how the building is to be testing, the testing parameters and how the building needs to be prepared for the test.

  • We provide all required test gear including blower doors, manometers. We provide experienced certified testing technicians who perform all test parameters and report the results of the test.

  • We provide a complete report which indicates the test compliance to the specified standard and shows the associated math and log graphs of the test results to a 95% certainty of accuracy.

Building pressure testing is normally done immediately after the completion of all enclosure components and all door sweeps and weather stripping is complete. It is possible to provide a pre-test before the interior finishes verifying the basic air barrier performance which requires temporary sealing of any uncompleted doors or window spaces.


Water Intrusion Testing

Water intrusion testing is used to test the building transition areas between walls, doors and windows for water intrusion. The process sprays a calibrated stream of water on the exterior of the area while the building is kept at a negative pressure of 50 Pa.

  • We can assist the design professional or the owner in developing the test specification and test parameters to adhere to by modification of ASTM E1105, AAMA 501.2 and AAMA 502.2 testing guidelines.

  • We provide a complete Testing Plan that describes how the building or mock ups are to be testing, the testing parameters and how the building needs to be prepared for the test.

  • We provide all required test gear including blower doors, manometers, wind velocity meters, spray nozzles and moisture detectors.

  • We provide experienced certified testing technicians who perform all test parameters and report the results of the test

  • We provide a complete report which indicates the test compliance to the specified standard

Water intrusion testing is done after the enclosure is complete, if possible before interior finishes are complete.


Envelope Thermal Barrier Infrared Testing

Thermal imaging is used to verify the presence of air leaks, the effectives of the insulation barrier or the presence of water intrusion.

  • We provide a testing plan that describes how the building will be tested, the test parameters and how the building needs to be prepared for the test.

  • We provide all required test gear including blower doors, manometers, wind velocity meters, and thermal imaging cameras.

  • We provide experienced certified testing technicians who perform all test parameters and report the results of the test.

  • We provide a complete report which indicates the test compliance to the specified standard.

 

Commissioning Concepts

Whole Building Air Barrier Pressure Testing

Water Intrusion Testing

Envelope Thermal Barrier Infrared Testing

Design Review for Building Enclosure

Construction Inspections of Building Enclosures

 

 

 

 

 

   
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