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QAP Calculator

Calculate the real costs for having ABAA QAP on your project

Total project cost


Total air barrier square footage


Number of ABAA QAP Audits


Total estimated ABAA QAP Project Costs


Percentage of ABAA QAP costs to total project cost


  • Project Audit Costs Estimates: $2,000 / audit
  • Industry Development Fund (IDF): $0.085 per square foot of total air barrier material being installed
  • The Industry Development Fund is used to administer the Quality Assurance Program and to further the industry.
Air Barrier Contract Square Footage (ft2) Number of Audits
Up to 10,000 1
10,001 to 35,000 2
35,001 to 75,000 3
75,001 to 125,000 4
125,001 to 200,000 5
200,001 and over 6
The ABAA QAP project costs are included in the air barrier project bid by all ABAA Accredited Contractors. The number of audits required for a project is based on the total air barrier square footage being applied on the ABAA specified project.
If the project specification calls for a greater quantity of audits over the ABAA QAP’s Frequency of Site Audits table, the greater quantity shall always be provided and included in the bid.

If you have any questions please contact the ABAA office by email at abaa@airbarrier.org or by phone at 866-956-5888.