BSI Kitemark for insulating glass units testing

As a notified laboratory, we offer testing which provides you with the evidence you need to support your CE Marking obligations.

Your commercial advantage

As a notified laboratory, we offer testing which provides you with the evidence you need to support your CE Marking obligations.

We understand the pressures you as a manufacturer face, to be more innovative than your competitors while creating products with greater efficiency, sustainability and to get them to market quickly and safely.

In a recent survey, 77.5% of clients said their BSI Kitemark certification had helped them to attract new customers*.

The BSI Kitemark helps our clients keep up with new innovation and demonstrate reliable safe products.

A BSI Kitemark for insulating glass units is recognized by the NHBC (National House Building Council) which opens up new commercial opportunities for manufacturers looking to supply the new build and newly converted markets in the UK.

The BSI Kitemark helps our clients keep up with new innovation and demonstrate reliable safe products.

Demonstrate technical competence

Insulating glass units will continue to be an important factor in the fight to reduce energy consumption and waste whilst at the same time improving efficiency of energy usage.

By achieving and maintaining a BSI Kitemark for insulating glass units, you will demonstrate that you meet the requirements of one or all of the recognised industry standards:

BS EN 1279-2:2002. Glass in building. Insulating glass units. Long term test method and requirements for moisture penetration

BS EN 1279-3:2002. Glass in building. Insulating glass units. Long term test method and requirements for gas leakage rate and for gas concentration tolerances

BS EN 1279-6:2002 - Glass in building - Insulating glass units - Factory production control and periodic tests

Plus you can demonstrate compliance to meet the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), in order to CE Mark your products.

Our state-of-the-art test facility includes:

  • Moisture penetration index
  • Gas leakage rate
  • Gas concentration
  • Dew point measurement
  • Moisture aborption capacity
  • Fogging

*Client survey 2013.