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.
Significant investment in equipment and personnel has been made by the BBA regarding the testing of External Wall Insulation/ETICS (External thermal insulation composite systems) in accordance with European Technical Approval Guideline (ETAG) 004. The company’s hygrothermal rig is UKAS accredited and tests the performance of EWI systems by putting them through a series of extreme temperature cycles.
Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has approved the BBA application to operate a competent person self-certification (CPS) scheme for the installation of solid wall insulation, including internal, external and hybrid insulation systems. The BBA already have a number Agrément Certificates for solid wall insulation systems and means installers can self-certify that their work complies with Building Regulations.
Robert E Lee, now approved to carry out external wall insulation projects, becomes the 200th installer to be approved by the BBA to the requirements of PAS 2030 for the installating energy efficiency measures in existing buildings.
Jan - March 2013: Agrément Certificates, BFRC Certificates and Certificates issued against the requirements of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) awarded by the BBA.
As a notified certification body and notified laboratory, the British Board of Agrement (BBA) helps in identifying relevant standards and can carry out many of the tasks associated with CE marking.