Air Permeability

The rate of airflow passing perpendicularly through a known area under a prescribed air pressure differential between the two surfaces of a material.

ANSI/BHMA A156.26

Standard establishes requirements for architectural continuous hinges used in building construction. Cycle, finish, abuse, overload, vertical wear, and strength tests are included.

Aperture

An opening created by a cut-out through a door leaf that is to receive glazing or other infilling.

Approved Document B

Fire safety: Approved Document B. Building regulation in England covering fire safety matters within and around buildings.

Approved Document E

Relates to resistance to sound. Building regulation in England for the resistance to the passage of sound and sound insulation.

Approved Document M

Relates to access to and use of buildings. Building regulation in England to ensure that people are able to access and use buildings and their facilities.

AS1530.7:2007

Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures. Part 7 – Smoke control assemblies – ambient and medium temperature leakage test procedure.

ASFP TGD19

Fire resistance test for ‘open-state’ cavity barriers used in the external envelope or fabric of buildings

Assessment

Application of expert knowledge to data established by a series of fire tests of a door leaf construction or particular design type to extend the scope of the results.

BM Trada

BM Trada provides third-party certification fire services for manufacturing, installation and maintenance service for fire doors.

BRE

BRE is an independent third party certification provider in the construction industry.

BS 2911:1974

Specification for letter plates. This has been superseded then replaced with: BS EN 13724:2013 Postal services. Apertures of private letter boxes and letter plates. Requirements and test methods.

BS 476-20:1987

Fire tests on building materials and structures. Method for determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles).

BS 476-22:1987

Methods for determination of the fire resistance of non-load-bearing elements of construction.

BS 476-23:1987

Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure.

BS 476-31.1:1983

Methods for measuring smoke penetration through doorsets and shutter assemblies.

BS 644:2012

Methods of testing timber windows and doorsets. Fully finished factory-assembled windows and doorsets of various types.

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