Building Testing & Inspections

Through testing and inspection, we’re here as an advocate for the integrity of buildings and the protection of our customers’ interests, giving them a thorough understanding of the performance and permanence of their structures and providing the expertise and framework for confidently assessing and addressing a building’s needs.

AAMA 502

Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products to ensure air and moisture penetration is minimized in new window installations.

This testing is based on guidelines established by ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials) and is done during the construction phase but prior to the issuance of occupancy permits. Typically, a sampling of windows from the project is selected and tested and the number of tests is dependent on the size and budget of the project.

AAMA 511

Forensic Water Penetration Testing of Fenestration Products to assist industry professionals in selecting appropriate standards for the application of field investigations of fenestration products.

The AMAA 511 test is used when the source of the leak is thought to be related to a defective fenestration product. Thus, this diagnostic test involves recreating water leaks that are known to occur which is commonly referred to as investigative water penetration testing.

Contact Factor today to discuss your next residential testing project.

"I have had Factor test many windows on commercial projects for air and water infiltration. He is very professional and works well with the Architects and Job Superintendents. I will for sure use him on my next project."
Brad Ramberg, Superior Glass, Inc.

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