Emirati Housing Program: 240 Villas

Project Description

The Residential Compound is one of the projects under The Emirati Housing Program in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE. The compound consists of 240 villas, where a sampling rate of each villa type has been tested: a total of 5. The project started receiving Air Tightness Test and Measurement as per Design Specification by Propetus in 1-Jan-2021 and completed the inspection on 31-Jan-2021

The test was carried by ATTMA attested engineers that ensured the conducted air leakage test is in accordance with ATTMA-Technical Standard L1: Measuring Air Permeability in the Envelopes of Dwellings, as per the requirements of section 301.05 :Air Tightness of Ras Al Khaimah Green Building Regulations (BARJEEL). The testing and carried analysis was successful with the three following tools:

–Model 3 Minneapolis Blower Door™ System.

– Minneapolis Fan Model 3.

– G-1000 Pressure and Flow Gauge.



Project Details

Butain Al Samer, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
Completion Date
Execution of Inspection
In Accordance ATTMA-TSL1 301.05
Building Type
Residential Villa Compound
Scope of Work
Air Leakage Tests of 5 Villas
Method of Testing
Minneapolis Blower Door Method
Ground Floor Area
3,244 sqm.
Project Size
5 test Villas (G + 1)

Test Equipment

– Model 3 Minneapolis Blower Door™ System.

– DG-1000 Pressure and Flow Gauge







– Minneapolis Fan Model 3.