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Southwest Test & Balance of Oklahoma City is certified by the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) as a Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB) firm. As a leader in this industry, we are committed to providing the very best of HVAC Total System Balancing.

About Us

Southwest Test & Balance (SWTB) is an independent, NEBB certified, Test and Balance Firm, established in 1998. SWTB was originally established as a continuation of the former R&B Equipment Company, Test and Balance Division. All rights, and certificates held through National Environmental Balancing Bureau were acknowledged and transferred to establish Southwest Test and Balance as an independent, certified Test and Balance company.

Since our beginnings, we have and will continue to strive for excellence in our employees, and in the services we provide to our customers.

What We Do:

SWTB has industry leading experience and resources necessary to achieve the highest standards possible for all services offered.

The Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB) phase of any building construction or renovation is intended to verify that all HVAC air, water flows, and system pressures meet the design requirements established by engineers, architects, and NEBB. We do not often find an HVAC system of any size that will perform to its full potential without the benefit of final adjustments. SWTB believes that TAB is the single most integral part of a building's health, as well as providing maximum occupant comfort at the lowest energy cost possible.

In addition to Test and Balance of HVAC systems, we offer many other services. 

Southwest Test and Balance is a member of:
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Air Test and Balance

SWTB utilizes the most advanced equipment and measurement techniques in order to Test, Adjust, & Balance Air and Hydronic HVAC systems. We perform testing at Hospitals, Schools, Government Buildings, Kitchens, Labs, etc.

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Hydronic Test and Balance

SWTB utilizes the most advanced equipment and measurement techniques in order to Test, Adjust, & Balance Air and Hydronic HVAC systems. We perform testing at Hospitals, Schools, Government Buildings, Kitchens, Labs, etc.

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Complete HVAC System Survey

SWTB performs surveying services in order to obtain current conditions for use in re-engineering and/or improvements to already existing HVAC systems. Surveying is also a useful tool in trouble shooting existing HVAC systems.

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Duct Air Leakage Testing (DALT)

In an effort to reduce energy losses and the cost of operating HVAC systems, SWTB performs Duct Air Leakage Testing (DALT). To perform Duct Air Leakage Testing, specialized equipment is used to identify a potential energy loss by measuring the leakage rate within a system of ductwork. New building codes often require that the ductwork is sufficiently airtight to promote energy conservation, ensure control of air movement, and humidity. Identifying potential energy losses in new and existing HVAC ductwork, is paramount to an overall reduction in energy use and operational costs.

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Sound and Vibration Testing

Sound and Vibration is most commonly performed as a commissioning function of the building process but can be performed at any time, on any project. One of the most overlooked areas in building systems testing is the proper level of sound and vibration. This is a shame, because most of the sound or vibration issues that need to be corrected at the end of the project usually could have been avoided through proper management during the project. Knowing what to look for and what standards to follow can make all the difference.

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HVAC Mechanical System Commissioning

SWTB performs Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning per NEBB standards and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) requirements. We have NEBB certified commissioning agents on staff with the experience necessary to take a project from the Owner's Project Requirements (OPR) to the Acceptance Phase and beyond. We believe that through effective project management the owner will receive the best possible product that will function as intended.

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Air Changes Per Hour

Surgical / Isolation Rooms

Room airflow may present a real challenge when balancing an HVAC system. Most health facilities require a minimum number of ACH to meet code.

An air change is how many times the air enters and exits a room from the HVAC system in one hour. 

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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the air are the primary cause of indoor air quality problems in buildings/homes of all sizes. Inadequate ventilation can increase indoor pollutant levels by not bringing in enough outdoor air to dilute emissions from indoor sources and by not carrying indoor air pollutants out of the building

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Experience / Projects

Southwest Test and Balance has a vast range of experiance in many areas.
We are able to servcie our customers from the smallest job the largest multi-phase projects.

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Government

Altus AFB - B1866 Yourth Center
Altus AFB - KC-46A Fuel Cell
Altus AFB - B87, B89, B185
Ft. Sill - Trainee Barracks 5955
Ft. Sill - Trainee Barracks 5960
Ft. Sill - AIT Battalion HQ
Ft. Sill - Army Hosp. - Multiple projects
Tinker AFB - B3001 Fan Decks
Tinker AFB - PMX Blat Shop
Tinker AFB - B3225 Cooling Tower
Vance AFB - Control Tower
Vance AFB - Student Dormitory
Shepard AFB - B776 Dormitory
Shepard AFB - B791-3 Dormitory
McConnell AFB - KC-46A Dormitory
Quantico VA - Student Officers Quarters

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Non-Government

Oklahoma City Police Station
Google Data Center, Pryor OK
Hobby Lobby, Oklahoma City
OSU OKC Health, Oklahoma City
Dicks Sporting Goods, Okahoma City
Dave and Buster, Oklahoma City
Main Event, Oklahoma City
Mercy Hospital, Edmond OK
Oklahoma City Fire Station #26
Von Maur, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Schools - Multiple
Chickasha Police HQ, Chickasha, OK
Moore Rec Center & Aqua Park, Moore, OK
Heartland Middle School, Edmond OK
Fargo High School, Fargo, OK
Hammon Community Center, Hammon OK

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Altus AFB - Mutiple projects
Tinker AFB - Mutiple projects
Ft. Sill - Chapel Complex
Ft. Sill - Tactical Equip  Maint. Fac.
Ft. Sill - Home Fire Center
Vance AFB - Student Dormitory
Shepard AFB - Student Dormitory
Artesian Hotel, Sulphur OK
Baker Hughes Facility, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Zoo, Vet Hospital
Oklahoma City Public School - Multiple
NE Reg. Health & Wellness, OKC
Waste Management Veh. Shop, OKC
Clinton Fire Station, Clinton, OK

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Office hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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       Phone: 450.286.6201  ~ Fax: 405.286.6202