The NORDTEST Build NT 482 describes how to use the CLIMPAQ chambers and provides important standardised guidelines for instruction. The test method assures high quality testing with the use of the CLIMPAQ. Furthermore, the CLIMPAQ has been used in many countries all over the world for several years.
The NORDTEST method NT Build 482 describes the use of the CLIMPAQ chamber for investigating emissions of pollutants from construction materials. CLIMPAQs have been used in research since 1993 to test emissions of pollutants within a variety of conditions. In literature the chambers have been extensively used for volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions in building materials for both chemical and sensory evaluation.
The CLIMPAQ chambers have not been not designed specifically to ISO standards but the chambers have been used for research according to various ISO standards like e.g. ISO 12460 and ISO16000.
The French AFNOR standard CEN/TC 351/WG 2
“Emissions into indoor air”.