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
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.
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.
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.