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Building & Construction - Certification & Assessment

Management system services and solutions

We provide certification and assessment services and training for all of the specific Building & Construction processes, equipment, accessories, services and standards. Auditing and certification is undertaken using specialist assessors in this sector.

Product certification & marks

SABS Product Services offer a Qualification Scheme for the Building & Construction Industry. This scheme provides the Building & Construction components industry with an independent qualification service that enables them to demonstrate compliance through a qualification certificate.

Related certifications

IEC/TR 60079-13

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmosphere - Part 13: Construction and use of rooms or buildings protected by pressurization

ISO 3009:2003

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Glazed elements

ISO 12006-3:2007

Building construction -- Organization of information about construction works -- Part 3: Framework for object-oriented information

ISO 19433:2008

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Pedestrian-controlled vibratory plates -- Terminology and commercial specifications

ISO 19432:2006

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Portable, hand-held, internal combustion engine driven cut-off machines -- Safety requirements and testing

ISO 15392:2008

Sustainability in building construction -- General principles

ISO 21930:2007

Sustainability in building construction -- Environmental declaration of building products

ISO/TS 21929-1:2006

Sustainability in building construction -- Sustainability indicators -- Part 1: Framework for development of indicators for buildings

ISO/TS 21931-1:2006

Sustainability in building construction -- Framework for methods of assessment for environmental performance of construction works -- Part 1: Buildings

ISO 10211:2007

Thermal bridges in building construction -- Heat flows and surface temperatures -- Detailed calculations

ISO 14683:2007

Thermal bridges in building construction -- Linear thermal transmittance -- Simplified methods and default values

ISO 6944-2:2009

Fire containment -- Elements of building construction -- Part 2: Kitchen extract ducts

ISO 1040:1983

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Multimodules for horizontal coordinating dimensions

ISO 6944-1:2008

Fire containment -- Elements of building construction -- Part 1: Ventilation ducts

ISO/TR 12603:2010

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Classification

ISO 19452:2008

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Pedestrian-controlled vibratory (percussion) rammers -- Terminology and commercial specifications

ISO/TR 834-2:2009

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 2: Guidance on measuring uniformity of furnace exposure on test samples

ISO 834-9:2003

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 9: Specific requirements for non-loadbearing ceiling elements

ISO 834-8:2002

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 8: Specific requirements for non-loadbearing vertical separating elements

ISO 9047:2001

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants at variable temperatures

ISO 21931-1:2010

Sustainability in building construction -- Framework for methods of assessment of the environmental performance of construction works -- Part 1: Buildings

ISO 8394-1:2010

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Part 1: Determination of extrudability of sealants

ISO 8394:1988

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of extrudability of one-component sealants

ISO 8394-2:2010

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Part 2: Determination of extrudability of sealants using standardized apparatus

ISO 21873-2:2009

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Mobile crushers -- Part 2: Safety requirements

ISO 11527:2010

Building construction -- Sealants -- Test method for the determination of stringiness

ISO 11375:1998

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Terms and definitions

ISO 834-1:1999

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 1: General requirements

ISO 1791:1983

Building construction -- Modular co-ordination -- Vocabulary

ISO 1803:1997

Building construction -- Tolerances -- Expression of dimensional accuracy -- Principles and terminology

ISO 2848:1984

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Principles and rules

ISO 3443-5:1982

Building construction -- Tolerances for building -- Part 5: Series of values to be used for specification of tolerances

ISO 3443-8:1989

Tolerances for building -- Part 8: Dimensional inspection and control of construction work

ISO 3880-1:1977

Building construction -- Stairs -- Vocabulary

ISO 3881:1977

Building construction -- Modular co-ordination -- Stairs and stair openings -- Co-ordinating dimensions

ISO 6242-1:1992

Building construction -- Expression of users' requirements -- Part 1: Thermal requirements

ISO 6242-2:1992

Building construction -- Expression of users' requirements -- Part 2: Air purity requirements

ISO 6242-3:1992

Building construction -- Expression of users' requirements -- Part 3: Acoustical requirements

ISO 6511:1982

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Modular floor plane for vertical dimensions

ISO 6513:1982

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Series of preferred multimodular sizes for horizontal dimensions

ISO 6514:1982

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Sub-modular increments

ISO 6927:1981

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Sealants -- Vocabulary

ISO 7078:1985

Building construction -- Procedures for setting out, measurement and surveying -- Vocabulary and guidance notes

ISO 7727:1984

Joints in building -- Principles for jointing of building components -- Accommodation of dimensional deviations during construction

ISO/TR 8389:1984

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- System of preferred numbers defining multimodular sizes

ISO/TR 8390:1984

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Application of horizontal multimodules

ISO 1006:1983

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Basic module

ISO/TR 834-3:1994

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 3: Commentary on test method and test data application

ISO 834-4:2000

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 4: Specific requirements for loadbearing vertical separating elements

ISO 13638:1996

Building construction -- Sealants -- Determination of resistance to prolonged exposure to water

ISO 13640:1999

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Specifications for test substrates

ISO/TR 9527:1994

Building construction -- Needs of disabled people in buildings -- Design guidelines

ISO 4157-1:1998

Construction drawings -- Designation systems -- Part 1: Buildings and parts of buildings

ISO 11600:2002

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Classification and requirements for sealants

ISO 834-5:2000

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 5: Specific requirements for loadbearing horizontal separating elements

ISO 834-6:2000

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 6: Specific requirements for beams

ISO 834-7:2000

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 7: Specific requirements for columns

ISO 16938-1:2008

Building construction -- Determination of the staining of porous substrates by sealants used in joints -- Part 1: Test with compression

ISO 18650-2:2006

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Concrete mixers -- Part 2: Procedure for examination of mixing efficiency

ISO 18652:2005

Building construction machinery and equipment -- External vibrators for concrete

ISO 7389:2002

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of elastic recovery of sealants

ISO 7390:2002

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of resistance to flow of sealants

ISO 9046:2002

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants at constant temperature

ISO 8339:2005

Building construction -- Sealants -- Determination of tensile properties (Extension to break)

ISO 8340:2005

Building construction -- Sealants -- Determination of tensile properties at maintained extension

ISO 16938-2:2008

Building construction -- Determination of the staining of porous substrates by sealants used in joints -- Part 2: Test without compression

ISO 10563:2005

Building construction -- Sealants -- Determination of change in mass and volume

ISO 10590:2005

Building construction -- Sealants --- Determination of tensile properties of sealants at maintained extension after immersion in water

ISO 10591:2005

Building construction -- Sealants -- Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants after immersion in water

ISO 11432:2005

Building construction -- Sealants -- Determination of resistance to compression

ISO 12006-2:2001

Building construction -- Organization of information about construction works -- Part 2: Framework for classification of information

ISO 21537-2:2004

Clamping flanges for superabrasive cutting-off wheels -- Part 2: Building and construction

ISO 21573-1:2006

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Concrete pumps -- Part 1: Terminology and commercial specifications

ISO 21592:2006

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Concrete spraying machines -- Terminology and commercial specifications

ISO 21573-2:2008

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Concrete pumps -- Part 2: Procedure for examination of technical parameters

SANS 1200 GB

Standardized specification for civil engineering construction Section GB: Concrete (ordinary buildings)

SANS 10120-2 GB

Code of practice for use with standardized specifications for civil engineering construction and contract documents Part 2: Project specification Section GB: Concrete (ordinary buildings)

SANS 10120-3 GB

Code of practice for use with standardized specifications for civil engineering construction and contract documents Part 3: Guidance for design Section GB: Concrete (ordinary buildings)

SANS 10120-5 GB

Code of practice for use with standardized specifications for civil engineering construction and contract documents Part 5: Contract administration Section GB: Concrete (ordinary buildings)

SANS 10120-4 GB

Code of practice for use with standardized specifications for civil engineering construction and contract documents Part 4: Typical schedule of quantities Section GB: Concrete (ordinary buildings)

SANS 9048

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of extrudability of sealants using standardized apparatus

ISO 6512:1982

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Storey heights and room heights

SANS 10563

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of change in mass and volume

SANS 10590

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of tensile properties of sealants at maintained extension after immersion in water

SANS 8339

Building construction - Jointing products - Sealants - Determination of tensile properties

SANS 8340

Building construction - Jointing products - Sealants - Determination of tensile properties at maintained extension

SANS 11527

Building construction - Sealants - Test method for the determination of stringiness

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

ISO 21542:2011

Building construction -- Accessibility and usability of the built environment

SANS 11431

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants after exposure to heat, water and artificial light through glass

ISO 1040:1983

Building construction -- Modular coordination -- Multimodules for horizontal coordinating dimensions

SANS 11527

Building construction - Sealants - Test method for the determination of stringiness

SANS 7389

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of elastic recovery

SANS 7390

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of resistance to flow

SANS 13638

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of resistance to prolonged exposure to water

SANS 13640

Building construction - Jointing products - Specifications for test substrates

SANS 1536

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of resistance to compression

SANS 1077

Sealing compounds for the building and construction industry, two-component, polyurethane-base

SANS 5419

Pesticides - Evaluation of rodentproofness of building materials and constructions

SANS 831-1

Building construction - Expression of users' requirements Part 1: Thermal requirements

SANS 831-2

Building construction - Expression of users' requirements Part 2: Air purity requirements

SANS 831-3

Building construction - Expression of users' requirements Part 3: Acoustical requirements

SANS 11431

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants after exposure to heat, water and artificial light through glass

SANS 16938-2

Building construction - Determination of the staining of porous substrates by sealants used in joints Part 2: Test without compression

SANS 13638

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of resistance to prolonged exposure to water

SANS 50081-21

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of persons and goods Part 21: New passenger and goods passenger lifts in existing building

ISO 11886:2002

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Pile driving and extracting equipment -- Terminology and commercial specifications

SANS 1072

Thermal bridges in building construction - Heat flows and surface temperatures - Detailed calculations

SANS 14683

Thermal bridges in building construction - Linear thermal transmittance - Simplified methods and default values

ISO 9048:1987

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of extrudability of sealants using standardized apparatus

ISO 11431:2002

Building construction -- Jointing products -- Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants after exposure to heat, water and artificial light through glass

ISO 18650-1:2004

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Concrete mixers -- Part 1: Vocabulary and general specifications

ISO 21873-1:2008

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Mobile crushers -- Part 1: Terminology and commercial specifications

ISO 21538:2004

Blanks for superabrasive cutting-off wheels -- Mounting and fixing bores -- Building construction and civil engineering

ISO 7518:1983

Technical drawings -- Construction drawings -- Simplified representation of demolition and rebuilding

ISO 19452:2008

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Pedestrian-controlled vibratory (percussion) rammers -- Terminology and commercial specifications

ISO 18651-1:2011

Building construction machinery and equipment -- Internal vibrators for concrete -- Part 1: Terminology and commercial specifications

SANS 1203

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of resistance to flow of sealants

SANS 1204

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of tensile properties (Extension to break)

SANS 1205

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of tensile properties at maintained extension

SANS 1220

Building construction - Jointing products - Classification and requirements for sealants

SANS 1226

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants at constant temperature

SANS 6927

Building construction - Jointing products - Sealants - Vocabulary

SANS 8394-1

Building construction - Jointing products Part 1: Determination of extrudability of sealants

SANS 8394-2

Building construction - Jointing products Part 2: Determination of extrudability of sealants using standardized apparatus

SANS 1202

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of elastic recovery of sealants

SANS 11600

Building construction - Sealants - Classification and requirements

ISO 21929-1:2011

Sustainability in building construction -- Sustainability indicators -- Part 1: Framework for the development of indicators and a core set of indicators for buildings

SANS 9046

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties at constant temperature

SANS 9047

Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants at variable temperatures

ISO/TR 834-3:2012

Fire-resistance tests -- Elements of building construction -- Part 3: Commentary on test method and guide to the application of the outputs from the fire-resistance test

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

SANS 10120-2 TO 5 GB SET

Code of practice for use with standardized specifications for civil engineering construction and contract documents Parts 2 to 5 Section GB: Concrete (ordinary buildings)

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

SANS 10401

The construction of dwelling houses in accordance with the National Building Regulations

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

SANS 1936-3

Development of dolomite land Part 3: Design and construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure

SANS 1536

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of resistance to compression

SANS 16938-2

Building construction - Determination of the staining of porous substrates by sealants used in joints Part 2: Test without compression

SANS 13640

Building construction - Jointing products - Specifications for test substrates

SANS 10591

Building construction - Sealants - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants after immersion in water

SANS 16938-1

Building construction - Determination of the staining of porous substrates by sealants used in joints Part 1: Test with compression