Thinking outside the box on Approved Document Q

Techtalk | Straff Cooke, Technical Director, Mila

I would hope that the whole industry knows by now that Approved Document Q (in England and Wales) requires windows and doors fitted in new build developments to have been tested to show compliance with PAS24. As things stand, building control officers can ask the manufacturer to demonstrate compliance and they can use test data which has been cascaded from their systems or hardware supplier.
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Straight talking guide to standards – Part two

Techtalk | Straff Cooke, Technical Director, Mila

In my February TechTalk column, I updated my guide to the standards affecting the manufacture of door sets. This time around, I’m focusing on windows, and the changes which have come into play since I last covered this in Glass News back in 2014. Continue reading…