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[…]

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[…]

Lodgement Statistics

Statistics Breakdown The ATTMA have started to release statistics from Lodgement onto the website that give an insight into how the construction industry is managing air tightness testing requirements. Most importantly, the failure rates when low design air permeability targets are attempted, which are as high as 41% when aiming for less than 2.00 m3.h.m2@50Pa. Over Read more about Lodgement Statistics[…]