R&V prides itself on adhering to the latest industry regulations and best practices, ensuring our clients can always turn to us when they need a reliable partner for their project. All our products, in-house design, manufacturing, and installation services are subjected to severe checks and continually examined to see where they can be improved. We also have multiple accreditations to our name that demonstrate our proven reliability.
The windows and doors that we manufacture have been certified to PAS24: 2016 standards, The British Standards Institute enhanced security test for windows and doors. They were tested by ERC Testing Ltd, a UKAS accredited testing house, at their laboratory in Pennington Court, Lancashire.
PAS24, BS 6375-1 is the enhanced security and severe weather rating for windows and doors. To achieve this British Standard, they must pass rigorous testing for air permeability, water tightness, and wind resistance. They were tested by ERC Testing Ltd, a UKAS accredited testing house, at their laboratory in Pennington Court, Lancashire.
Secured by Design is the official security initiative from UK Police, and their product-based accreditation scheme provides a recognised standard for all security products that can deter and reduce crime. Here at R&V, we can manufacture windows and doors that meet the strict accreditation criteria of Secured by Design.
FENSA is the industry standard for replacement window and door installers, and it demonstrates self-certifying compliance with Building Regulations. Our FENSA registration number is 15288, and as a FENSA registered company, R&V clients are offered greater protection when purchasing double-glazing for residential properties.
We are an accredited Worksafe Contractor with the Safety Management Advisory Service, SMAS/SSIP, Constructionline and CHAS. This demonstrates our competency in health and safety, but also that we have the resources and ability to carry out duties listed under CDM 2015. The SSIP is a scheme that is externally audited annually and is supported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
IPWFI is a provider of insurance-backed guarantees and deposit indemnity protection. As a member, we can provide these options to our clients in the home improvement industry purchasing windows and doors, offering them a great deal of customer protection for enhanced peace of mind.
When looking to R&V for plastic manufacture, you can utilise our in-house design service, creating a product to suit your exact requirements. We continually invest and look to improve our manufacturing processes and product offering, which helps us to offer consistently reliable, high-performance products. As a result, we enjoy longstanding partnerships with various clients in the new build, commercial, trade and retail sectors.Learn more