Building & Construction Standards

With testing expertise across a wide range of building products and technologies, Intertek tests to both national and international standards and can help extend your brand's reach and recognition around the world.

Our scope of testing capabilities includes the following building standards: AAMA, ANSI, ANSI/NALFA, ASTM, CAN/ULC, CRRC, CSA, FM, ISO, NEMA, NFPA, NFRC, SSTD, SPRI, TAS and UL

Applicable products
Acoustics, Air barriers, atriums, Cellular plastic insulation materials, Coping, Curtain Walls, Dimension Stone, Doors, Fascia and soffit, fire-retardant-treated wood shingles and shake, Glazing Systems, High-pressure decorative laminate, Laminate flooring, Mechanically attached, Adhered, and hybrid membrane, Metal and composite shingles, Metal Roof Covering, Roofing Covering, Storefronts, skylights, Vapor barriers, Weather resistant barriers and windows, and standing seam metal roof coverings.

 
S100: Standard Test Methods for Determining Radiative Properties of Materials
B117: Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
C97: Standard Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone
C99: Standard Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone
C170: Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone
C418: Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Concrete by Sandblasting
C423: Standard Test Method for Sound Absorption and Sound Absorption Coefficients by the Reverberation Room Method
C482: Test Method for Bond Strength of Ceramic Tile to Portland Cement Paste
C484: Standard Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glazed Ceramic Tile
C485: Standard Test Method for Measuring Warpage of Ceramic Tile
C501: Standard Test Method for Relative Resistance to Wear of Unglazed Ceramic Tile
C518: Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties
C522: Standard Test Method for Airflow Resistance of Acoustical Materials
C609: Standard Test Method for Measurement of Light Reflectance Value and Small Color Differences Between Pieces of Ceramic Tile
C627: Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems
C648: Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength of Ceramic Tile
C650: Standard Test Method for Resistance of Ceramic Tile to Chemical Substances
C880: Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone
C1026: Standard Test Method for Measuring the Resistance of Ceramic and Glass Tile to Freeze-Thaw Cycling
C1153: Standard Practice for Location of Wet Insulation in Roofing Systems Using Infrared Imaging
C1199: Standard Test Method for Measuring the Steady-State Thermal Transmittance of Fenestration Systems Using Hot Box Methods
C1289: Standard Specification for Faced Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation Board
C1353: Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Dimension Stone Subjected to Foot Traffic
C1363: Thermal Performance of Building Materials and Envelope Assemblies by Means of a Hot Box Apparatus
C1371: Standard Test Method for Determination of Emittance of Materials Near Room Temperature Using Portable Emissometers
C1378: Standard Test Method for Determination of Resistance to Staining
C1401-14: Standard Guide for Structural Sealant Glazing
C1505: Standard Test Method for Determination of Breaking Strength and Modulus of Rupture
C1521-13: Evaluating Adhesion of Installed Weatherproofing Sealant Joints
C1549Standard Test Method for Determination of Solar Reflectance Near Ambient Temperature Using a Portable Solar Reflectometer
C1583: Tensile Strength of Concrete Surfaces and the Bond Strength
C1601-10: Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Masonry Wall Surface
C1715-15: Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Water Leakage Performance of Masonry Wall Drainage Systems
D143: Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Specimens of Timber
D198: Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
D635: Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position
D751: Standard Test Methods for Coated Fabrics
D1005: Standard Test Method for Measurement of Dry-Film Thickness of Organic Coatings Using Micrometers
D1037: Standard Test Method for Evaluating Properties of Wood-Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials
D1435: Standard Practice for Outdoor Weathering of Plastics
D1761: Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Fasteners in Wood
D1929: Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics
D2244: Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
D2394: Standard Test Methods for Simulated Service Testing of Wood and Wood-Based Finish Flooring
D2395: Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
D2565: Standard Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposure of Plastics Intended for Outdoor Applications
D2843: Standard Test Method for Density of Smoke from the Burning or Decomposition of Plastics
D3161: Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Steep Slope Roofing Products (Fan-Induced Method)
D3201: Standard Test Method for Hygroscopic Properties of Fire-Retardant Wood and Wood-Based Products
D4230-02: Standard Test Method of Measuring Humidity with Cooled-Surface Condensation (Dew-Point) Hygrometer
D4329: Standard Practice for Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus Exposure of Plastics
D4442: Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
D4541-17: Standard Test Method for Pull-Off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Testers
D4761: Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Properties of Lumber and Wood-Base Structural Material
D5957-98: Standard Guide for Flood Testing Horizontal Waterproofing Installations
D6109: Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastic Lumber
D6381: Standard Test Method for Measurement of Asphalt Shingle Mechanical Uplift Resistance
D7158: Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Asphalt Shingles (Uplift Force/Uplift Resistance Method)
D7877-14: Standard Guide for Electronic Methods for Detecting and Locating Leaks in Waterproof Membranes
E84: Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
E90: Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements
E108: Fire Tests of Roof Coverings
E136: Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750°C
E331: Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference
E336: Standard Test Method for Measurement of Airborne Sound Attenuation between Rooms in Buildings
E445: Standard Test Method for Stopping Distance on Paved Surfaces Using a Passenger Vehicle Equipped with Full-Scale Tires
E492: Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies Using the Tapping Machine
E648: Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
E662: Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials
E695: Standard Test Method of Measuring Relative Resistance of Wall, Floor, and Roof Construction to Impact Loading
E783-02: Field Measurement of Air Leakage Through Installed Exterior Windows and Doors
E903: Standard Test Method for Solar Absorptance, Reflectance, and Transmittance of Materials Using Integrating Spheres
E907-04: Standard Test Method for Field Testing Uplift of Adhered Membrane Roofing Systems
E966: Standard Guide for Field Measurements of Airborne Sound Attenuation of Building Facades and Facade Elements
E1007: Standard Test Method for Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
E1050: Standard Test Method for Impedance and Absorption of Acoustical Materials Using a Tube, Two Microphones and a Digital Frequency Analysis System
E1105-15: Field Determination of Water Penetration of Installed Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls
E1186-17: Air Leakage Site Detection in Building Envelopes and Air Barrier Systems
E1222: Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of the Insertion Loss of Pipe Lagging Systems
E1354: Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter
E1414: Standard Test Method for Airborne Sound Attenuation Between Rooms Sharing a Common Ceiling Plenum
E1592: Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Sheet Metal Roof and Siding Systems
E1646: Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Metal Roof Panel Systems by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference
E1680: Standard Test Method for Rate of Air Leakage through Exterior Metal Roof Panel Systems
E1918: Standard Test Method for Measuring Solar Reflectance of Horizontal and Low-Sloped Surfaces in the Field
E1980: Standard Practice for Calculating Solar Reflectance Index of Horizontal and Low-Sloped Opaque Surfaces
E2128-12: Standard Guide for Evaluating Water Leakage in Building Walls
E2140: Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Metal Roof Panel Systems by Static Water Pressure Head
E2179: Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of the Effectiveness of Floor Coverings in Reducing Impact Sound Transmission Through Concrete Floors
E2190: Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation
E2264: Standard Practice for Determining the Effects of Temperature Cycling on Fenestration Products
E2322-03: Standard Test Method for Conducting Transverse and Concentrated Load Tests on Panels used in Floor and Roof Construction
F410: Standard Test Method for Wear Layer Thickness of Resilient Floor Coverings by Optical Measurement
F510: Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
F925: Standard Test Method for Resistance to Chemicals of Resilient Flooring
F970: Standard Test Method for Measuring Recovery Properties of Floor Coverings after Static Loading
F1037: Standard Test Method for Visual Rating of Appearance of Resilient Floors
F1265: Standard Test Method for Resistance to Impact for Resilient Floor Tile
F1304: Standard Test Method for Deflection of Resilient Floor Tile
F1514: Standard Test Method for Measuring Heat Stability of Resilient Flooring by Color Change
F1515: Standard Test Method for Measuring Light Stability of Resilient Flooring by Color Change
F1914: Standard Test Method for Short-Term Indentation and Residual Indentation of Resilient Floor Covering
F2055: Standard Test Method for Size and Squareness of Resilient Floor Tile by Dial Gage Method
F2199: Standard Test Method for Determining Dimensional Stability of Resilient Floor Tile after Exposure to Heat
F1642: Standard Test Method for Glazing and Glazing Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings
F2927: Standard Test Method for Door Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings
G154: Standard Practice for Operating Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
G155: Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials
1-52: Field Verification of Roof Wind Uplift Resistance
4450: Insulated Steel Deck Roofs
4470: Single-Ply, Polymer-Modified Bitumen Sheet, Built-Up Roof (BUR) and Liquid Applied Roof Assemblies
4471: Panel Roofs
4473: Impact Resistance of Testing of Rigid Roofing Materials by impacting with Freezer Ice Balls
4474: Standard for Evaluating the Simulated Wind Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies
252: Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
255: Standard Method of Test of Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
256: Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Roof Coverings
257: Standard on Fire Test for Window and Glass Block Assemblies
285: Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components
288: Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Horizontal Fire Door Assemblies Installed in Horizontal Fire Resistance-Rated Assemblies
11-99: Determining Wind Resistance of Concrete or Clay Roof Tiles
ES-1: Test Standard for Edge Systems Used with Low Slope Roofing Systems
GD-1: Structural Design Standard for Gutter Systems Used with Low-Slope Roofs
100: Wind and Wind Driven Rain Resistance of Discontinuous Roof Systems
100A: Test Procedure for Wind and Wind Driven Rain Resistance and/or Increased Windspeed Resistance of Soffit Ventilation Strip and Continuous or Intermittent Ventilation System Installed at the Ridge Area
101: Test Procedure for Static Uplift Resistance of Mortar or Adhesive Set Tile Systems
102: Test Procedure for Static Uplift Resistance of Mechanically Attached, Rigid Roof Systems
102A: For Mechanically Attached, Rigid Roof Systems Accompanied by a Clip
103: Test Procedure for Self-Adhered Underlayments for Use in Tile Roof Systems
112: Standard Requirements for Concrete Roof Tiles
114: Test Procedures For Roof System Assemblies In The High Velocity Hurricane Zone Jurisdiction
124: Test Procedures For Field Uplift Resistance of Existing Membrane Roof Systems
125: Standard Requirements for Metal Roofing Systems
131: Standard Requirements for Unreinforced Thermoplastic Olefin Elastomer Based Sheet Used in Single-Ply Roof Systems
201: Impact Test Procedures
202: Criteria for Testing Impact & Nonimpact Resistant Building Envelope Components Using Uniform Static Air Pressure
203: Criteria for Testing Products Subject to Cyclic Wind Pressure Loading
9: Fire Tests of Window Assemblies
10B: Safety Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
10C: Standard for Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
10D: Standard for Fire Tests of Fire-Protective Curtain Assemblies
580: Safety Testing for Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies
723: Surface Burning Characteristic of Building Materials test
752: Standard for Bullet-Resisting Equipment
790: Fire Tests of Roof Coverings (Building Integrated Photovoltaics products only)
1703: Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels
1784: Standard for Air Leakage Tests of Door Assemblies and Other Opening Protectives
1897: Standard for Safety, Uplift Tests for Roof Covering Systems
2218: Impact Resistance of Prepared Roof Covering Materials
2390: Standard for Safety Test Method for Wind Resistant Asphalt Shingles with Sealed Tabs
 

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