Element provides a comprehensive range of infrastructure testing services to the global construction and civil engineering sector from our facilities in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Our reputation in delivering high-quality infrastructure testing services has been hard earned over many years in supporting hundreds of large scale construction and civil engineering projects. It has resulted in meaningful and long lasting partnerships with many of the world's leading building planners, consultants, architects, engineers and materials and product manufacturers.

We offer a combination of specialist services such as onsite laboratory services and building performance science services, as well as well-established and trusted set of routine building materials testing services for use in complex construction and civil engineering projects.

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Element has one of the most comprehensive ranges of materials testing and qualifications services for the Infrastructure sector.

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Accelerated Weathering

Find out how Elements experts help to make certain that plastics, rubbers, composites, paints and coatings, metals, textiles, stone and concrete can withstand extreme weather conditions around the globe.

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Air Tightness & Water Penetration

Find out more about Element's air tightness testing and water penetration services for a variety of products used in building enclosures such as air barriers, fenestration, and cladding products.

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Building acoustic testing
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Architectural Acoustics

Find out about Element's architectural acoustics testing services including sound absorption tests, sound transmission loss tests, and on-site analysis of building materials and products.

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Asbestos Testing & Consultancy Services

Find out how Element's range of asbestos testing and consultancy services help to achieve asbestos management compliance in buildings.

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Building Materials

Find out about Element's comprehensive range of evaluation services for building materials used in the construction industry, to help make certain that the materials will perform as expected when finally in-situ.

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Building Performance

Find out about Element's building performance testing services including fenestration testing, wall system and air barrier testing, and performance testing and evaluations of building systems including HVAC.

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Cladding & Facade

Find out more about Element's cladding and facades testing services, from air tightness to water penetration, acoustic, and fire testing on a variety of products and cladding materials.

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Consulting & Engineering

Find out how Element uses its 30 years’ experience in Infrastructure Services to provide consulting and engineering support services to building management, manufacturers, civil engineers, architects, consultants and contractors.

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Dynamic Wind Uplift

Element’s dynamic wind uplift testing simulates the effects of wind on membrane-roof assemblies, ensuring your product withstands wind uplift forces over time and meets the requirements of the Canadian standards CSA A123.21 and CAN/ ULC-S742.

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Environmental

Find out how Element’s 90 years of environmental testing services experience together with our growing international footprint continues to meet the ever evolving environmental challenges we all face.

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Fenestration Testing

Find out more about Element's laboratory testing, field performance evaluation, and failure analysis services specifically tailored to the windows and doors industry.

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HVAC Performance

Find out about Element's expertise in the testing of both electric and gas-fired Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) products used within indoor environmental and air quality control systems.

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Solar Testing

Find out about Element's complete range of solar and solar thermal testing services for building materials and solar energy systems under such environmental conditions as sunlight, temperature, humidity and wind.

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Thermal Insulation Materials

Element’s thermal insulation materials testing delivers valuable insight into the thermal conductivity and other properties of fiber, foam, and expanded or extruded polystyrene.

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air barrier testing
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Wall System & Air Barrier Testing

Find out about Element's wall system and air barrier testing services for both materials and assemblies to ensure optimal performance for their intended life.

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Our team of over 6,700 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.