Fume Hood Testing
Air Solutions & Balancing offers comprehensive testing of chemical fume hoods following the ASHRAE-110 guidelines. All testing is performed in accordance with established Air Solutions` standard operating procedures (SOPs), which are compliant with state, federal and international safety standard guidelines. Fume hoods are tested in accordance with AIHA/ANSI Z9.5, ASHRAE-110 and OSHA.
Air Solutions` ANSI/ASHRAE-110 testing - provides quantitative data used to evaluate the containment performance of fume hoods including:
- Local and large volume smoke visualization testing - verifies acceptable capture performance for the unit
- Cross-draft testing - measures the amount of vertical and horizontal cross-current activity at the face of the unit
- VAV (volume air-volume) testing - determines the optimal fume hood sash positions and acceptable stablization time for the unit
- Tracer gas containment testing - verifies containment and re-entrainment of the unit by simulating a controlled chemical release inside the fume hood and monitoring
For additional information or to schedule testing services, please contact us at (603) 262-9292 x706 or sales@USAbalancing.com.