building envelope testing

GRLA offers a broad range of exterior building envelope testing in accordance with ASTM (American Society of Testing Material) and AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) standards.

ASTM E783 “Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Air Leakage Through Installed Exterior Windows and Doors”

ASTM E1105 “Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Installed Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls, by Uniform or Cyclic Static Air Pressure Difference”

ASTM E331 “Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference”

AAMA 501.2 ”Quality Assurance and Diagnostic Water Leakage Field Check of Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls, and Sloped Glazing Systems”

ASTM E2128 “Standard Guide for Evaluating Water Leakage of Building Walls

ASTM C1193 “Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants”

ASTM D5957 “Standard Guide for Flood Testing Horizontal Waterproofing Installations”

AAMA 502 “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products”

AAMA 503 ”Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls and Sloped Glazed Systems”