What ATTMA has been up to
The ATTMA today delivered a 90 minute CPD to NHBC building control to update them on the latest changes to Lodgement and how ATTMA are supporting Building Control by rejecting certificates before they even leave our system, ensure ATTMA are the brand to trust that testing is done in accordance with the standards.
The ATTMA have partnered with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers to provide a discount to ATTMA members for the forthcoming 2 day event Structural Integrity Design and Validation Technologies at Manchester United Football Club, Old Trafford, Manchester. Confirmed Speakers include: • Russ Booler, Inspector – Nuclear Safety, Office of Nuclear Regulation • Etienne Martin, Attaché
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The ATTMA AGM 2018 will take place in the same location as before, the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham on 12 March 2018, starting from 1pm. Last years AGM was very successful with attendees ranging from Aberdeenshire to Cornwall! It was a great event with lots of networking, great food and some brilliant talks from
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The ATTMA are delighted to announce the employment of our new Technical Manager, Paul Carling, Starting 5 February 2018. Paul joins us on the back of a 10 year career in air tightness, managing a calibration laboratory, writing computer programs and providing training to the industry, all skills that will be very useful at the
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The winner has now been selected as Brian Cunningham from Energy First Services who has chosen Angel Wishes, a local charity to Brian that treats children with cancer-related ilness with treats and days out.
Angel Wishes was set up by Gaye Kerr, who’s twins both passed from rare genetic disorders. Despite having gone through such a devastating ordeal, Gaye decided she wanted to use her personal tragedy to help other parents of children diagnosed with cancer-related conditions. The ATTMA have today donated £333 to the charity. I would love to thank all members and especially those that chose to donate extra funds to the cause. You will really help put smiles on the people who need it most.
The ATTMA has now lodged its 300,000th test this month! Congratulations to Energy First Services Ltd on lodging test number 300,000. This is a substantial amount of test data which now makes up the largest air tightness test dataset in the world. The ATTMA will be celebrating with the release of some new statistics which
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The ATTMA have again been invited to talk on behalf of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers, to deliver one of our favourite presentations – Air Tightness Testing, Taking it back to basics. The talk looks at the common paths of air leakage and then takes it one step further – what these leakages look
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ATTMA is seeking to employ a Technical Manager to push the Competent Persons Scheme forward and add additional support for the team. Job Specification Technical support to members Creating and writing industry technical documents industry advice Industry best practice guidelines Template documents Test standards Proactively liaising with Building Control (LABC, ACAI, BCA CABE etc) &
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The ATTMA is today (Wednesday 20th September) to talk at the building Southern Conference and Exhibition 2017 in Winchester, delivering a presentation focussing on the importance of compliance in testing, specifically focussed around competent person schemes. The presentation will be uploaded to the ATTMA Lodgement system in due course. Formed in 1925 as the Incorporated Association
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The ATTMA are delighted to be speaking at the 38th Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference in Nottingham on the 13th/14th of September 2017. Barry Cope will speak in Session 2 – Field Measurements and Building Airtightness Performance in the Royal Suite on Wednesday 13 September 2017. Conference Scope The need to reduce the energy
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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