About BEAL

BEAL is a group of companies based in Plimmerton that provide testing, certification, and research services to the building and residential sector. Clients come from New Zealand, Australia, North America and Europe.

 BEAL have building and technical experts who have many years of practical experience in building work to underake testing, ease of construction assessments and certification work,

BEAL has been providing testing, certification and research services for nearly 20 years to more than 400 clients using the latest test equipment and drawing software. 

Examples of building products tested or certified cover

  • Exterior claddings including timber and composite weatherboards, fibre-cement sheet rainscreens, rendered AAC panels,  aluminium composite panels and many more types,
  • Roof systems,
  • Insulation products of all kinds,
  • Rigid and Flexible Air Barriers, such as treated OSB and mineral boards
  • Self-adhesive Sealing Tapes,
  • Wet area waterproof membranes and shower bases,
  • Sealants / adhesives of all kinds,
  • Nails and Screws,
  • Connectors,
  • Pipe Gaskets,
  • Windows and Doors … and countless others.

More recently, BEAL have been assessing the structural performance of ‘Structural Insulated Panels’ including wall panels, floor cassettes and roof cassettes for those intending to pre-fabricate their buildings off-site.

A key benefit for using BEAL’s services, is the evaluation of building product ‘prototypes’. Prototypes are often necessary to test the market before the investment of time, money and resources are required for a National launch.

Note that all BEAL test reports and certificates are all covered by a comprehensive Professional Indemnity Insurance policy to provide Users, Councils and the Certificate-holders alike with peace of mind – just in case.

To find out more about how the BEAL Appraisal product certification process works, read our list of Questions and Answers below:

To find out how BEAL can help you, call now on +64 (0)4 233 6661 or email on bts@beal.co.nz