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Importance of Air testing
What is Air Testing? Air leakage, air permeability and air tightness all these terms refer to the uncontrolled flow of air in and out of the building. The Process of measuring amount of air permeability, air leakage and air tightness in a building is called as Air Testing. The loss or gain of air through gaps, cracks, holes and envelops inside a building to the outside and the infiltration of air coming from outside to inside.
Scope of Air Testing? ď ąBuilding control will not issue a completion certificate to any building / project without its compliance to building regulations. ď ąAir tightness is a prerequisite of approved document L Parts 1 & 2 of the building regulations.
Importance of Air Testing? Air Testing plays a most significant role in the energy efficiency of buildings. Owners/Builders needs to perform the air tightness testing on the new building after completion of certain construction process. Building Regulations are mandatory in England and wales to reduce the carbon emission in newly constructed buildings.
Importance of Air Testing? ď ą Air Tightness Testing requirements of buildings are in three of the four Part L Approved Documents: q Part L1A: (For New Dwellings) q Part L2A: (For New Non-dwellings) q Part L2B: (applicable to large extensions to nondwellings) ď ą The UK Government has set the buildings regulations target with a commitment to reduce CO2 emissions from energy consumption by 60% by the year 2050.
Are you looking for Air Testing? ď ą Air Testing should be performed by competent persons as per the rules stated in the building regulations. Upon reaching to the set standards only a completion certificate is issued by Building Control. ď ą Southern Assessors will be happy to serve you with fully accredited personnel who can offer best air testing services, please feel free to know us: http://www.southern-assessors.co.uk/air-tightnesspressure-testing.php
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Published on Nov 25, 2013
Air Testing is a process of testing air pressure and leakages in Buildings. Air tightness can be measured to quantify Air permeability, Air...