Monthly Archives: January 2019

What is a vane anemometer with hood?

2019-01-23T11:04:16+00:00January 30th, 2019|Flow Rate Test, vane anemometer|

If you spend any time searching Google for "flow rate tests" or "part F airflow tests", you'll quickly come across references to a piece of kit called a "vane anemometer", and probably "vane anemometer with hood". What is this esoteric piece of equipment, and do you need one? As we know, Part F of the

What is a flow rate test?

2019-01-23T10:01:26+00:00January 5th, 2019|Flow Rate Test, Ventilation|

A flow rate test, sometimes called an airflow test, extractor fan test or Part F test, is a test which directly measures the airflow of an extractor fan for Part F compliance. Part F of the Building Regulations requires that air flow rates for all mechanical ventilation systems (i.e. extractor fans) installed in new dwellings