Element is proud to support the fenestration industry with the unique ability to provide an array of fenestration testing services catered to the window and door sector, including acoustic, thermal, air, water and structural testing.

Engaged experts at Element laboratories across North America are highly trained and focused on providing timely, practical solutions to meet the needs of the fenestration industry.  

Laboratory Testing

Through laboratory testing, we evaluate the essential properties of your fenestration product including air leakage and water penetration resistance, impact, wind load and sound resistance, durability, thermal properties, and mechanical performance. 

Field Performance Evaluation

Evaluating field performance assures that variations in the manufacturing process, site conditions and installation meet the prescribed performance requirements. Our services include infrared thermography surveys, forensic analysis and inspection, and air leakage and water penetration.  

Failure Analysis

Element performs fenestration testing to assist in determining the root cause of building envelope failures through on-site and laboratory testing, inspection and analysis. Our experts can advise on remedial actions and support you in any potential litigation that may arise.

The Element advantage

As your trusted testing partner, we are accredited to ISO 17025 and affiliated with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Insulated Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), Insulated Glass Certification Council (IGCC), and Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA).

Our commitment to accuracy, competitive turnaround time and quick report generation enable you to have information in-hand to make decisions and bring a safe and compliant product to market quickly.

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