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Product Testing

Enertek offer a full range of independent product testing and assessment services using the combined skills of its engineering team to perform investigations and evaluations in accordance with the client’s instructions.

All instrumentation is calibrated and traceable to National Standards, and all test work is carried out under Enertek’s EN17025 quality system.

Enertek will provide a confidential independent test report and it is the client’s choice whether to use this for internal or external communication purposes.

Examples of Enertek’s testing services include:

Certification Schedule Testing

  • To conduct schedule testing in accordance with appropriate EN, US or AU Standards for submission to a Notified Body. Certification Services

Independent Product Appraisals

  • To evaluate design and / or performance of current products against current market requirements.
  • To evaluate design and / or performance of current products against current Standards and legislative requirements.
  • To evaluate design and / or performance of current products against a new market and / or Standard / legislative requirements.
  • Appliance noise tests.

Competitor Product Appraisals (Benchmarking)

  • Comparison of own and competitive appliances.

Energy Efficiency Assessments

  • Product or system efficiency tests to determine operating costs.
  • Tests to determine whether pre-required efficiency levels are met. 
  • Tests to claim acceptance on The Carbon Trust’s ECA scheme.
  • ErP / EN13203 hot water performance tests tapping cycles 1-5 and 6-7 for certification via a notified body.
  • Energy Factor tests (US market) for certification via a notified body.
  • PAS 67 tests on mCHP appliances for certification via a notified body.

Reliability Testing

  • Accelerated life tests against bespoke test requirements.
  • Repeatability tests across numerous samples.
  • Placement and management of field trial exercises.
  • Abuse tests to determine whether misuse can cause a malfunction or safety hazard.
  • FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) to predict products weaknesses and threats.
  • Resonance tests at normal or reduced temperatures.

Forensic Investigations

  • Root cause analysis.
  • Problem identification and elimination.
  • Expert witness services.