BBA announces UKAS certification
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The British Board of Agrement (BBA) has announced that it has achieved UKAS accreditation and can now provide its services to approved microgeneration manufacturers.
The UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) certification is a requirement of the Microgeneration Certificate Scheme (MCS) and applies to all organisations offering services to manufacturers and installers of microgeneration products.
The British Board of Agrément (BBA) has signed up to exhibit at Timber Expo 2014, held at the NEC, Birmingham on the 7th and 8th October 2014 and regarded as one of the most important events in the UK construction calendar. The BBA will be showcasing its range of testing and certification services on behalf of the timber industry at stand B20, based in the front hall of the exhibition centre.
Video shows why British Board of Agrément (BBA) is the UK’s major authority offering approval and certification services to manufacturers and installers supplying the construction industry. BBA Approval is recognised by building control, government departments, architects, local authorities, specifiers, and industry insurers like the NHBC. Find out the benefits of Approval for the BBA’s clients and key stakeholders.
In response to recent feedback from clients, the BBA has improve customers’ experience with a number of key improvements including the introduction of editable draft certificate PDFs which are sent for client review. This enables ‘comments’ or ‘notes’ to be added to the PDF directly on screen, saving time and means certificates can be issued more quickly. BBA welcomes all customer feedback to help further improve its processes.
The British Board of Agrement (BBA) has invested in equipment for the testing and assessment of External Wall Insulation and External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems, in accordance with the European Technical Approval Guideline 004. The UKAS accredited hygrothermal rig is designed to test the system with a series of extreme thermal cycles, which simulates heat and rain with freeze and thaw conditions to establish its weather tightness, bond strength and impact resistance.
Download the third Constructive Details Limited (CDL) handbook of masonry detail junctions, developed for the Aircrete Products Association whose members include H H UK, Hanson, Quinn Lite and Thomas Armstrong. This latest CDL handbook, a joint venture by the BBA and Robust Details Ltd (RDL), is for solid external walls and completes the set for aircrete blocks, with the common constructions of partial fill, full fill and externally insulated solid walls all now being covered.