What ATTMA has been up to
ATTMA will be providing a CPD and a question and answer session twice on Wednesday 28th June (8:00am & 4:00pm GMT) to ensure you are getting the most from ATTMA Lodgement, including: 1. Setting up Lodgement 2. Automatic Lodgement 3. Batch Lodging 4. CSV Lodging 5. Downloading Information from Lodgement 6. FAQ’s This CPD is
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The ATTMA is delighted to partner with Enterprise Insurance Services to be able to offer TWO new deals. Insurance Per Lodgement The ATTMA can now provide insurance directly through the Lodgement system. For only 30p per dwelling and 50p per non-dwelling, you will be covered for up to £100,000 for Professional Indemnity and £2,000,000 for
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The ATTMA are delighted to announce we will be talking at the AIRAH Building Physics Forum 2017. Sean Maxwell, our Australian partner, will give a speech on how lodgement came to be successful in the UK and how we are already building up a large body of testing in Australia. The conference will take place
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ATTMA will be talking at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Autumn Conference in Winchester later this year, providing a presentation about the importance of compliance in testing, focussing heavily on the dangers of assuming a certificate is ok. The talk will take into account the effects of not matching air tightness with ventilation,
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CSCS cards have changed since most of us were required to get them. Getting a new card with your Construction Related Occupation is now handled in a slightly different way. What are CSCS cards? CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work
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Our very own Candice Philpot will be running Pretty Muddy on Sunday 4th June 2017. 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s ground breaking work, so please sponsor Candice now! Donating through this link is simple, fast and
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I thought I would write a quick piece on Pulse testing, as I do get asked from time to time about Pulse and whether Pulse is going to eventually replace traditional blower door testing. Below is a quick Q&A about the current technology. So what is Pulse exactly? Pulse is an alternative method of measuring
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Following attendance of the final Qualicheck conference on the 21st February in Belgium, conclusions of the project were discussed. For those of you not aware of Qualicheck, Qualicheck is a European platform focussed around 9 countries, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Romania, Spain and Sweden. The platform was funded by Horizon 2020 (EASME) with aims
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The ATTMA today (Wednesday 11th January 2017) presented the fascinating presentation of the statistical breakdown and analysis of the ATTMA Lodgement figures from 180,000 tests. The presentation provides some incredibly useful information, showing what we are getting right and what we are getting very wrong in the industry. The main outcome from the presentation was;
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13 December 2016 Dear Members, ATTMA would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas. We have chosen not to send Christmas cards this year but have instead made a donation of £1.50 per member, totalling £222 to Macmillan Cancer Support.
The Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association is a DCLG-appointed Competent Persons Scheme for air-tightness testing.
The Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association (ATTMA) is a professional association dedicated to promoting technical excellence and commercial effectiveness in all air tightness testing and air leakage measurement applications. It was formed in 2002 to promote the testing and measurement industry and supports its members by extending market awareness of the technology and the members’ services.
In January 2015, ATTMA became a Competent Persons Scheme for the air tightness testing industry, replacing the BINDT.
ATTMA is a proud organisation with 15 years of history, releasing technical support documents, guidance leaflets and are even responsible for the ATTMA Technical Standards, used not only in English and Welsh Building Regulations, but are used or referenced in over 90 countries.
Technical Information & Guidance
Temporary Sealing Guidance
Technical Information Leaflet – TIL001
Are you ready to test (Dwellings)
Technical Information Leaflet – TIL002
ATTMA Technical Standard L1 *NEW 2016 VERSION*
Technical Test Standard – Dwellings
ATTMA Technical Standard L2 2010 (Current)
Technical Test Standard – Non-Dwellings
The ATTMA Team
Who you can call on for support
ATTMA UK Auditors