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Airtightness Testing

Airtightness Testing

Airtightness testing is a vital step if planning to achieve an effective air permeability. Airtightness testing is required under technical guidance document part: L and the test must be carried out by a certified tester to Test Standard IS EN:13829:2000 (Thermal...
Window Insulation Tapes

Window Insulation Tapes

Using Window Insulation Tapes and achieving a continuous and efficient airtight layer is only half the battle. Thermal bypass (commonly known as wind-washing) can have a detrimental effect on a buildings heating efficiency. Penetration of air into and around the...
Airtightness Training Course

Airtightness Training Course

Passive House Systems (Registered as Training Providers with Engineers Ireland) are delighted to announce that our Airtightness Training Course now offers structured CIRI CPD. Our Airtightness Training Course benefits designers, builders, and construction students. It...
Moisture in buildings

Moisture in buildings

Moisture complications can be overcome by airtightness, they have been the death of numerous structures, prominent to expensive destruction and painful inside situations. In further delicate situations like clinics and universities, the health influences can even be...
Airtightness in Timberframe Constructions

Airtightness in Timberframe Constructions

Timber frame construction allows for achievement of excellent levels of air permeability. However, extra  attention has to be given to the design of the airtightness in timber frame, to be effective. Unlike masonry or concrete construction, where inherently airtight...