Internal services

8.1.13Testing and commissioning

Services shall be tested and commissioned to ensure satisfactory operation.

Services should be tested:

  • in accordance with all relevant regulations and codes of practice
  • where pipes are located under screeds (including air or water testing before and after the screed is laid)
  • to ensure leaks or other defects are made good prior to the application of finish and handover of the home.

Before completion and handover of the building services should be commissioned in accordance with relevant regulations and codes of practice.