Pulse Testing

Pulse Testing

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 Read more about Pulse Testing[…]

Qualicheck

Legislation, Legislation, Legislation!

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 Read more about Legislation, Legislation, Legislation![…]

ATTMA Presents Lodgement Statistics to CABE

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; Read more about ATTMA Presents Lodgement Statistics to CABE[…]

ATTMA Presents Lodgement to the TightVent TAAC Committee

The ATTMA Trade Association today (3 October 2016) presented the first in a series of presentations focussing on the ATTMA Lodgement system, as well as giving key statistics from the industry. The meeting was attended by 10 members of various European nation counterparts, who also shared their data. The TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee (TightVent TAAC Read more about ATTMA Presents Lodgement to the TightVent TAAC Committee[…]

Operations and Quality Manager

ATTMA Employs Operations & Quality Manager

The ATTMA Registered Testers Scheme is delighted to welcome Candice-Adele Philpot to the team. Candice joins us on the 10th October as Operations and Quality Assurance Manager, having already spent 9 years working within the air tightness industry in a variety of roles. Candice’s main job roles will be to: proactively check reports and data Read more about ATTMA Employs Operations & Quality Manager[…]

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ATTMA Attends LABC Presidents Reception

The ATTMA were delighted to attend the LABC Presidents Reception at the famous Two Temple Place, London on Tuesday 27th September. The evening allowed the ATTMA to speak to key members of the Building Control industry to encourage Local Authority Building Control to work even closer with the Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association. In Read more about ATTMA Attends LABC Presidents Reception[…]

ATTMA TSL1 2016

Dear Members, The ATTMA Trade Association is delighted to issue the latest version of ATTMA Technical Standard L1, September 2016 edition. This edition supersedes all previous versions. The September 2016 edition of ATTMA TSL1 provides updates that were requested by ATTMA & IATS representatives and their members following meetings with the Department for Communities and Local Read more about ATTMA TSL1 2016[…]

ATTMA plant-rooms

ATTMA Technical Bulletin – Plant Rooms

Dear Members, With ambiguity in the industry about the approach to take when testing buildings with plant rooms, the ATTMA provides the following guidance. Plant Rooms – Dwellings With buildings becoming smarter and smarter, there is an increased number of plant rooms within dwellings for building services such as mechanical ventilation, data / media servers Read more about ATTMA Technical Bulletin – Plant Rooms[…]

*Update* – DCLG REJECT SAP Conventions changes

The ATTMA have today asked for the SAP Conventions to be amended to accurately reflect the not so recent changes in the air tightness testing industry. The current SAP methodology allows for assessors to accept any form of data they receive with little ability to challenge, often losing any challenges they make. The SAP conventions Read more about *Update* – DCLG REJECT SAP Conventions changes[…]