Building regulations

As one of the UKs largest fabricators, Pearl Windows is committed to ensuring that our product range is produced to the highest quality and achieves all relevant standards, complies with current building regulations and meets European legislation.

 

Building regulations explained

The Building Regulations are made under powers provided in the Building Act 1984 and apply to England & Wales. They exist to ensure the health and safety of people in and around buildings and provide energy conservation.

 

14 Parts to the Building regulations

  • A – Structure
  • B – Fire Safety
  • C – Site preparation & resistance to contaminants & moisture
  • D – Toxic Substances
  • E – Resistance to passage of sound
  • F – Ventilation
  • G – Hygiene
  • H – Drainage & waste disposal
  • J – Combustion appliances & fuel storage systems
  • K – Protection from falling, collision & impact
  • L – Conversion of fuel & power
  • M – Access to & use of buildings
  • N – Glazing – Safety in relation to impact, opening & cleaning
  • P – Electrical Safety
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

BSI Standards

ISO 14001 - Environment Management Systems (EMS). Accreditation and operation to the standard will enhance a company's competitive advantage, reputation and ensure operations in an environmentally friendly manner.

 

Recovinyl

Provides financial incentives for the collection of post consumer PVC waste to the construction and demolition sectors. It is committed to advancing sustainable development by improving processes, minimising emissions and investing in recycling technology.

 

Green Guide Online

The Guide is a comprehensive directory of eco friendly goods, service, and companies. It grades products according to their environmental impact taking into account their lifecycle and costing.
 

Secured By Design

Secured By Design is a Police initiative supporting the designing out of crime by using effective crime prevention and security standards for a range of applications. Products achieving Secured By Design must comply with BS7950 and PAS24.

 

Fensa

Set up in response to the current Building Regulations for England and Wales; Fensa ensure all replacement windows and doors have a certificate of compliance, acting as an alternative to submission of a B.Reg.

 
 
 
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