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Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)

The Center of Excellence for the Air Barrier Industry

ABAA QAP Calculator

ABAA QAP Calculator

Calculate the real costs for having ABAA QAP on your project


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.


Enter total project cost:   $ 
Enter total air barrier square footage:    ft2
Number of ABAA QAP Audits:   
Total estimated ABAA QAP Project Costs:   
Percentage of ABAA QAP costs to total project cost:   

ABAA Specified Project Costs

  • 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

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