Testing Specialties, Inc.
HVAC Total System Balancing

Testing Specialties, Inc.

The Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB) phase of any building construction or renovation is intended to verify that all HVAC water and air flows and pressures meet the design intent and equipment manufacturer's operating requirements. It is rare to find an HVAC system of any size that will perform completely satisfactorily without the benefit of final adjustments. This is why it is considered a "best practice" for the designer to specify that TAB work be part of the overall HVAC system installation.
TAB represents the final component for helping an HVAC system to live up to its green design intent. A well executed TAB process ensures that air and water flows and pressures are correct and establishes reliable air and water flow data for the HVAC system. TAB epitomizes the single most integral part of a building truly being healthy inside as well as providing maximum occupant comfort at the lowest energy cost possible