Understanding the regulations governing windows and doors

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Mark Milner outlines the energy efficiency improvements of the latest guidelines.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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A wood window is an engineered product, designed and manufactured to withstand extremes of weather. Only fit windows independently assessed to meet British Standards. For maximum durability and maintenance intervals, fit wood windows that have been fully painted or stained and glazed in the factory.

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Enhancing the security of windows and doorsnavigation-arrow

Paul Duggan discusses the need for compliance with Approved Document Q and the testing of products to PAS 24.


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Doors: The open and shut case for careful specificationnavigation-arrow

Doors perform many important functions beyond letting people enter and exit a building; they reduce vulnerability to many fundamental risks, including:

- Fire

- Security breaches

- Unfair prevention of access

- Loss of heat/cooling (energy inefficiency)

- Noise

- The weather, especially high winds and driving rain.


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