Performance Test Guidance Documents & Forms

Performance Test Notes & Tips


The Performance Test Notes and Tips (PDF) is comprised of four 1 - 2 page sections that address the following fundamental testing issues:

  • Performance Test Questions — 10 basic questions regarding performance tests, from what is a performance test to who can we contact with questions.
  • The Performance Test Process — 10 steps outlining the test process, from determining the requirement for a test to the Department’s evaluation of the results.
  • Twelve Tips for a Successful Performance Test — Tips to minimize testing problems
  • Five Tips for Selecting a Test Company
Optional Compliance Demonstrations Procedure: A Guideline for the Semiconductor Industry

Performance Test Guidelines


The Performance Test Guidelines (PDF) provide guidance to facilities and test companies conducting air quality performance tests in Maricopa County. They will assist in the planning and preparation for testing, actual performance of the test, and preparation of a complete and accurate test report.


Performance Test Protocol Submittal


The Performance Test Protocol Submittal Form (PDF) is a two-page form that provides specific test information in short answer or yes/no format. Many questions also require citation of the section number in the test protocol where the question is more fully addressed. The submittal form requires signatures from representatives of both the facility and the test company. A completed submittal form shall accompany every test protocol submitted to the Department.


Performance Test Report


The performance test report submittal shall include two documents:
The submittal form has a series of questions with yes/no answers and citation of the section numbers in the test report where the information can be found. The submittal form requires signatures from representatives of both the facility and the test company.

A completed submittal form and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet shall accompany every test report submitted to the Department.