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Window Standards

BS: 7950, 1997

Specification for enhanced security performance of casements, tilt/turn windows for domestic applications

BS 7950 must be supported by performance standards relevant to the materials used:

  • BS 4873, 2005 Specification for aluminium windows.
  • BS 7412, 2007 Specification for plastic windows made from PVC-U extruded hollow profiles.
  • BS 644-1, 2003 Wood windows. Specification for factory assembled windows - various types.
  • BWF:TWAS Timber window accreditation scheme.
  • BS 6510, 2005 Specification for steel windows, sills, window boards & doors.
  • LPS 1270 (Draft) Burglary resistance of security glazing and glazing films. Based on LPS 1175, this standard enables specifiers to select glazing films that offer resistance to manual attack equivalent to the building products in which the glass or film is to be used

LPS 1175: Issue 7 : 2010

Specification for testing and classifying the burglary resistance of building components, strong-points and security enclosures

This standard includes windows for higher risk premises and is graded levels 1 to 6.

LPS 1270 : 2010

Specification for testing and classifying the burglary resistance of security glazing and glazing films

Based on LPS 1175 this standard enables specifiers to select glazing films that offer resistance to manual attack equivalent to the building products in which the glass or film is to be used.

PAS 24: 2012

This PAS provides a method for testing and assessing the enhanced security performance requirements of external doorsets and windows providing an easier specification requirement for developments.  This PAS covers doorsets and windows of all material types. Products are still required to meet the material specific requirements as detailed by the product standards for doorsets and windows.

 

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