Determining the durability, water penetration, water tightness and resistance characteristics of building enclosures and fenestration assemblies
Building enclosures and fenestration assemblies protect users from external conditions. These construction products cover a wide range of functions that should be evaluated before they are marketed, to ensure their suitability for the foreseen use and their compliance with current legislation. To do so, the manufacturers look for testing labs able to evaluate all the test parameters applicable to their products.
Applus+ Laboratories performs the full characterization of exterior and interior building enclosures, windows, doors and hardware. Our multidisciplinary laboratories allow us to test a wide range of parameters:
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We perform the tests under the international standards applicable to various industries: ISO, IMO, ASTM, UL, CEN, NF, UNE, IEC and ASTM.
We are experts in testing all types of products for building enclosures and fenestration.
Applus+ has more than 100 years of experience in the construction industry, with leading laboratories in Europe. We participate in Europe's main technical and regulatory forums (CEN) for the development of new standards, to provide you with the most detailed knowledge and support for developing your products.