Items tagged with PERFORMANCE Files

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Refrigeration and heat pump equipment: General conditions for field testing and presentation of performance (NT VVS 115)

NT VVS 115

  • This Nordtest method provides the general conditions as well as references to specific methods to be applied in field testing and presentation of performance for heat pumps and refrigeration equipment.

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Room air cleaners; portable: Performance (NT VVS 106)

NT VVS 106

  • This Nordtest method is used to test technical performance of portable room air cleaners, to control tobacco particles in indoor air.

    The method measures the relative reduction by the air cleaner of particulate matter suspended in the air in a specified test chamber.

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Exhaust air heat pumps: Performancea (NT VVS 086)

NT VVS 086

  • This method describes the procedure used for testing large exhaust air heat pumps.

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Large heat pumps: Field testing and presentation of performance (NT VVS 076)

NT VVS 076

  • This Nordtest method is intended to be used in the presentation and testing of performance primarily for large heat pumps.

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Life rafts, inflatable: Appliances for release and launching (NT MECH 032)


  • The method tests the function of release and launching appliances for inflatable life rafts in accordance with “Rules for the amendment of rules no. 325/1985 for life saving and safety appliances, with amendments no. 171/1987”.

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Foam branches, portable: Performance test (NT FIRE 041)


  • This NORDTEST method is intended for providing a basis for testing of portable foam branches.

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Building facades - coatings: Performance (NT BUILD 281)


  • This NORDTEST method describes the evalution of the performance characteristics of surface treatments used in porous building facades. By comparing the properties of coatings on the substrate in question a suitable and most durable combination can be selected.

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Building materials, coating systems on exterior wood: Performance -accelerated test (NT BUILD 229)


  • This NORDTEST method specifies an accelerated performance test for paint coatings - expected to give maintenance intervals of at least 5 years on exterior woodwork, primarily joinery - for the purpose of evaluating their durability.

    Correlation with performance in use is still under evaluation and needs to be further supported by use of this test method.

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Wind turbines - noise: Performance (NT ACOU 089)


  • This Nordtest method specifies the way in which sound pressure levels are to be measured under prescribed conditions and the way in which prescribed positions around a wind turbine and the way in which the source strength and other acoustical parameters are to be calculated from the measured sound pressure levels.


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