Why use Abbey Air Testing?
You may ask yourself why you should use Abbey Air Testing rather than one of the many New Build Air Testing businesses throughout the UK. All New Build Air Testing businesses offer a similar service and are required to use equipment that give the same results. Here at Abbey Air testing we offer a friendly and honest service to new build projects in Norfolk and throughout East Anglia and offer competitive rates because we're on your doorstep. We're also members of the Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association so you're guaranteed of a professional service.
What is ATTMA?
ATTMA Members are registered & audited air tightness testers which are independently audited and certified, with a scope covering air tightness testing to the ATTMA Technical Standards (TSL1 &/or TSL2) and BS EN:13829 (2001). This allows ATTMA member companies to demonstrate knowledge and understanding, enabling the testers to test both commercial and domestic developments in accordance with relevant building regulations.
Calculations: The floor, ceiling, walls to unheated areas, cold roof, warm roof, penetrations, services, gas, electricity, water, drains, stench pipe, loft hatch seal.
Fan: Incorporating sensors, gently taking air in or out of the building, giving 10 (min 7) readings at different pressures, the fan measuring the airflow, which equates to the UNCONTROLLED airflow of the building.
Trickle vents, open windows/doors, bathroom/kitchen extractors are controlled airflow.
The readings are put into the computer software, along with inside and outside temperatures, outside windspeed, barometric pressure, taken before and after the test.
The result will be given by the computer and determined by the AIR TIGHTNESS OF THE BUILDING.
UKAS Calibration Certificate
CSCS card holder
Once your building has passed the test, the data will be lodged with ATTMA, they will generally within 24 hours issue the pass certificate to us, we will email this to you or your local Building Control, which will allow building control to issue your completion certificate.
Coming from a construction background, we will work with you so as to cause minimum disruption and help you to achieve a successful pass first time.
We require electricity 240v or 110v.