Indoor environment testing facilities

The National Research Council (NRC) offers state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities to meet a wide variety of indoor environment testing requirements.

When combined with the NRC's proven experience and expertise in research and technology development, we provide a complete range of services needed to develop and evaluate the performance of new technologies. Once deployed, these new technologies become key components of cost-effective, energy-efficient indoor environments that can also improve the comfort, satisfaction and health of building occupants.

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What we offer

Ensuring occupant comfort – both in commercial and residential applications – is often a key to the success of your construction projects and new building technologies. At the NRC we offer a wide variety of testing facilities to meet your product development and evaluation requirements including:

Why work with us

The NRC's indoor environment testing facilities, unique in North America, provide you the most advanced laboratory and testing facilities available. We also have a wealth of practical experience, research knowledge, and know-how.

The result? Working with the NRC's world-class testing facilities you have access to the most realistic conditions, quantifiable results, and the proven data you require to assess your product's performance, meet industry certification standards and accelerate market adoption.


We offer competitive flat-fee pricing for standard sound transmission testing completed at our Ottawa facilities. Customized testing and product development programs are priced on a project-by-project basis.

Our ventilation and indoor air quality facilities offer customized testing programs which are also competitively priced based on individual specific requirements.

Targeted industries

Construction, aerospace, information and communication technologies.

Contact us

Chris Pezoulas, Business Advisor (acting)
Telephone: 613-993-9502

Related information

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