Building & Construction Resources

Intertek offers extensive Testing and Certification services for the Building & Construction industry. Find out more about what we offer in our Resources library

Informational Bulletins

NFPA 80 Updates

How Monitoring your Construction Activity Can Mitigate your Risk

GreenON Window Rebate Program: What does it mean to you?

State Fire Marshal (SFM) 12-7A-1: Frequently Asked Questions

Changes to AC273 for Handrails & Guards

Low-Slope Roofing and ES-1 Testing FAQs

NFPA 80 Labeling Update: The Who, What, When, Where, and Why

AC07 Specialty Roofing Systems Frequently Asked Questions

NFRC Frequently Asked Questions

U.S. Passive Buildings & Thermal Performance Requirements for Windows & Doors

Changes to the Keystone Certifications Inc. Default Laboratory Program

Lead in Water Testing

New Crystalline Silica Standard

Introduction to ICC 500 - 2014

Introduction to ASTM E84

Key Changes to UL 1703 & FAQs

Proposed Membrane Roof Uplift Testing for the 2015 National Building Code of Canada

The Changing Dynamic of Certification and Field Labeling


Service Spotlights / Fact Sheets

A Complete Infrastructure Solution

Complete Glass and Glazing Solutions

Building Enclosure Field Testing

Energy & Sustainability Services Spotlight

Building Health and Wellness Services Spotlight

Elmendorf, TX Testing Services

Comprehensive Materials Testing

Coquitlam, British Columbia Testing Services

A Complete Solution for Modular Certification

Air, Water, and Structural Testing

Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR) FAQs

West Region Solar Testing Solutions

Comprehensive Acoustical Testing & Consulting

Kent/Woodinville, WA Testing Services

Comprehensive Fenestration Testing: Windows, Doors, Skylights

Fridley, MN Testing Services

Special Inspections Program for the Tennessee Market

Property Condition Assessments - Structural

Comprehensive Roofing Testing

Comprehensive Fire Testing

Storm Shelter Testing and Certification

Vapor Encroachment

Florida Building Code Report (FBCR)

Threat Resistance Testing

Thermal Testing Services

VOC Emission Certification - Door Frame Hardware Sustainability

Industrial Hygiene Services for the Health Care Industry

Modular Building Solutions

Northeast Region Components & Materials Testing

Northeast Region Acoustical Testing

West Region Solar Testing

Lake Forest Constructs A Robinson-Type Floor Tester

Canadian Construction Services

Floor Moisture Forensics


New Service Announcements

Intertek-PSI Opens New Office in Plant City

Asbestos Investigation

Increased Drilling Capabilities - Northeast Wisconsin

Universal Testing Machine - Plano, TX

Comprehensive Flood Testing

Lake Forest Erects a Mock-up Wall

Lake Forest Constructs a Robinson-Type Floor Tester

Dimension Stone Petrography

Lithia Springs Acquires a WOLF

CRRC Approved for Rapid Ratings Program – Middleton, WI

Reducing Your Time to Market – York, PA

Expanded Air / Water / Structural Facility – Farmingdale, NY

New West Coast Acoustic Chambers – Lake Forest, CA

ASTM E136 / CAN ULC S114 – Coquitlam, BC

Dynamic Wind Uplift Chamber – Coquitlam, BC

ETL Mark for Building Products

Intertek Gains Approval in Florida as an Evaluation Entity

New Air / Water / Structural Capabilities – Middleton, WI

Static Wind Uplift Chamber – Plano, TX

VOC Capability Expansion – Middleton, WI


Paths to Florida Product Approval

Europe Market Access: Building Products

Accelerated Weathering: The What, Why, How, & Where

Managing Risk Through Effective Quality Control Field Testing

Windows and Doors 101

Fire Testing Fundamentals and Certification Requirements

Hurricane Standards, Testing, and Product Approvals

Exploring Embodied Carbon

ICC 500 - Intertek Offerings

Healthy Building Mega-Trends and the Renewed Focus on Indoor Air Quality

The Importance of Acoustical Field Testing

Plastic Composite Decking: Codes and Standards

The Importance of Field Inspection and Labeling

Introduction to the IMO 2010 FTP Code Webinar

Spray Foam 101: Your Guide to Testing, Certification, and Beyond Webinar

Thermal Testing & NFRC Certification

Acoustical Field Testing

Smart City Solutions: Structural & Forensic Evaluations and 3D Utility Mapping

SpecDirect Overview

Assuring Health and Wellness: Learning from the Pandemic

Support of Road Embankment on Very Soft Soils – Coastal Plains

Occupy with Confidence: Strategic Approaches to Reduce Risk Now and in the Future V2

Occupy with Confidence: Strategic Approaches to Reduce Risk Now and in the Future

Modular Construction - Introduction, Trends and Intertek Capabilities

Flood Barrier Testing: Lab & Field

School Security

Disinfection Process Management - Facility Infection Control Measures

Building Products Certification Part II

Smart City Solutions: 3D Utility Mapping and Structural & Forensic Evaluations

From Handshakes to Engineering Judgements

Building Products Certification: The Process & Benefits

Re-Occupy with Confidence: Practical Approaches to Reduce Risks and Create Healthier Indoor Environments

Introduction to the Directory of Roof Assemblies (DORA)

AERC Air Leakage & Computer Simulations and Solar Testing

Building & Construction Field Testing

NFRC Computer Simulations & Thermal Testing

Acoustics in Residential Projects

NFPA 285 - The Burning Questions - Combustibles in Non-Combustible Construction

Fire Doors 101: Your Guide to Testing, Certification and Beyond

Construction Monitoring: Before, During, and After

NFPA 285: What Is It and Why Do We Need It?

From Handshakes to Engineering Judgements – An Overview and Discussion on the Progression and Development of Performance-Based Design and Equivalencies

Addressing Asbestos and Mold Impacts in Storm Damaged Buildings

NFPA 80: Are you ready?

Understanding Title 24: Current Requirements and the Changes to Come

Miami-Dade County: Putting Your Products to the Test

Intertek Lab Report: Tornado Shelter Codes & Standards

Testing & Certification: One Floor at a Time

Field Testing & Forensic Investigation

Florida Product Approval: Everything you Need to Know

Keys to a Successful Mock-Up

The Acoustic Series: From the Floors Up

The Acoustic Series: Staying on Top of what’s Over Your Head

The Acoustic Series: A Focus on Fenestration

The 5 Ws of VOCs: Who, What, When, Where, and Why?

Acoustic Performance in Building Design and Commissioning

Building Products Certification: The Process & Benefits

Fire Doors 101: Your Guide to Testing and Certification

Plumbing Products Testing & Certification

Polymers in Building Products

Polymers in Building Products II

Roofing Webinar Series Episode 1: Code Compliance & Certification

Roofing Webinar Series Episode 2: Fire Testing & Listings

Roofing Webinar Series Episode 3: Uplift / Wind / Water, Structural, & Impact Testing

Roofing Webinar Series Episode 4: Acoustical Performance of Roof Systems

Roofing Webinar Series Episode 5: Cool Roof / Green / EnergyStar & Thermal Testing

The Ins & Outs of Door Hardware

Tornado Testing and Certification Requirements

Understanding NAFS-08 in the Canadian Market

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White Papers

U.S. and Canadian Requirements for Windows and Doors

ASTM E84: Smoke Variability and Implications of Laboratory Selection Based on Smoke Area Calibration

Bringing Clarity to Listings & Code Evaluations

Certification for North American Construction & Plumbing Products

Manufacturer’s Guide to the European Construction Products Directive: CE Marking & Builder’s Hardware

New Hearth Emission Standards: The Definitive Guide to the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for New Wood Heaters

The Evolving Code Evaluation Process

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