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GLASS and GLAZING FEDERATION

membership no. A2934

When choosing to have work carried out, a good starting point in checking the credentials of a potential company is to look for membership of the Glass and Glazing Federation who are responsible for all aspects the glazing industry - advising the government on standards, building regulations and of legislation affecting glazing companies and products.

 

As the Region's Approved Commercial Manufacturer for Profile 22 systems, our standards are recognised as the best and are regularly monitored.

 

As well as manufacturing, our installation standards are recognised by the UK's leading systems supplier and approved for all commercial works including the housing, healthcare and education sectors.

 

CONTRACTOR PLUS inspection and registration (certificate no.10865) assures the company's adherence to all relevant health and safety requirements on our client's sites both domestic and commercial.    

Safety Management & Monitoring Services

 

Installation and construction standards of the company are inspected regularly by the BBA to    

maintain on-site quality to the government approved standards of Trustmark.

                                          

Energy Savings Trust Registration no. 3306980 awarded to Kitson Windows recognising

the specialist manufacture of energy saving windows.

BS EN ISO 9001 : 2008 Reg. No. GB2841 certificate 14124123 awarded to Kitson Windows for Quality Management Systems in Planning, Design, Manufacture, Installation and Service for Windows, Doors and Conservatories.

 

BS EN ISO 14001 : 2004 Reg. No. GB14531 certificate 14124124 awarded to Kitson Windows for Environmental Management Systems in Planning, Design, Manufacture, Installation and Service for Windows, Doors and Conservatories.

BM TRADA certificate No. 073 awarded to Kitson Windows for the British               

Fenestration Rating Council certified manufacture of Energy Rated windows.

Registered with The Glazing Arbitration Scheme, our work complies with current legal

trading laws the requirements of the Ombudsman's code of practice which is rigorously

applied for the benefit of our clients.

FENSA (Fenestration Self Assessment) Reg.No. 13275 Kitson Windows registered company for installation of windows and doors.

 

Ultra Installer awarded to Kitson Windows as a founder member of the industry's elite conservatory installer scheme with product and installation quality monitored and inspected by BBA (British Board of Agrement). All Kitson conservatories are individually designed to BSEN 1991-1-3&4 (formerly BS6399).

 

     

All windows manufactured by Kitson Windows are officially rated by the BFRC to far exceed the latest building regulations of C or higher - Regulations Part1LB October 2010

All frames manufactured by Kitson Windows in Profile 22 PVCu suite comply with:

 

12608                              PVCu Profile

BS 7413                           PVCu Profiles for window systems

BS 1474                           Specification of aluminium alloys

BS 2989                           Specification for hot-dip coated steel

BS 3900                           Colour differnce and fastness

BS 4255                           Preformed gaskets for weather exclusion

BS 5368                           Performance of windows for weather tightness

BS 6399                           Design loading for buildings

BS7950/BSEN12608           Enhanced security Windows compliant

PAS 23-1 & PAS24-1          Enhanced Performance & Security Doors compliant

British Board of Agrement  MOAT 1 for testing windows

BS EN 12600                    Specification for flat safety glass for use in buildings

BS EN 1279 -2/3 : 2002     Performance of insulating glass units

BS 6206 / EN 1279            Toughened glass units

   

 

All Kitson Windows' installations are fully guaranteed and backed by the insured guarantee

protection scheme of the Glass and Glazing Federation free of charge to our clients.

IBG Membership No. 694

                                                                                                                        

Q-MARK certificate no. 007 awarded to Kitson Windows for quality in

Survey and Installation of Windows and Doors to BS8213 Part 4.

BM TRADA Competent Persons Scheme certificate no. 023 awarded to Kitson Windows' installers and surveyors for Survey and Installation of Windows and Doors in Dwellings

The combination of Profile 22 extrusions, Safeware and Yale hardware and exacting manufacturing standards ensures that our doors are in accordance with PAS23, PAS24 and secured by design standards.

 

 
 

 

 

 
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All Kitson window frames are CE marked, recommended by the Energy Savings Trust and are manufactured to at least 'C' rating or to the unbeatable BFRC 'A' rating as standard.


FROM OCTOBER 2010 BUILDING REGULATIONS STATE THAT YOU MUST FIT OFFICIALLY
RATED WINDOWS OF C, B or A!

and

FROM JULY 2013 ALL FRAMES MUST BE MANUFACTURED TO CE MARKING REQUIREMENTS
Download Product Declaration of Perfomance

make sure you check your chosen supplier has their own valid manufacturing certificate!

(the certificate should include an 'M' number as 'M189' in our BFRC certificates above)


For more information visit
www.bfrc.org

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