Windows and doors testing

Certification and installation services

Our comprehensive range of testing and certification services for windows and doors can bring you complete peace of mind whether you manufacture windows and doors, are a window installer, or you are looking to source quality products.

What are the benefits?

If you are a systems house or fabricator, gain proof of performance for your products so that you can tender for new business opportunities, and get your products to market more effectively.

If you are a specifier you can be confident the products you procure are high quality and reliable, by specifying the BSI Kitemark.

If you are a windows installer you can demonstrate quality workmanship and your commitment to customer service by gaining a BSI Kitemark for your installation service.

Windows and doors product testing services

Our service includes CE marking on a product, third-party certification with a BSI Kitemark to British and European standards, or your specific test requirements.

We work with system houses and fabricators and we test the following products (including bi-fold doors):

  • PVC-U windows, doors and profiles
  • Aluminium doors and windows
  • Timber doors and windows
  • Steel and composite doors and windows
  • Locks - download factsheet (PDF) >
  • Rooflights

Our testing services include weathertightness, endurance and security testing.

CE marking on a product is mandatory. It proves that it meets the minimum legal requirements.  

Achieving a BSI Kitemark for a product is voluntary. It is a quality mark unique to BSI and is recognized worldwide as a symbol of quality, safety and trust.

It proves that a product has been tested over and above the minimum legal requirements for additional quality and reliability, including the assessment of a quality management system.

Only certain windows, doorsets and locks which meet high standards for security are accepted by the Police security initiative Secured by Design. We can help you comply with the Secured by Design requirements, with certification via a BSI Kitemark. 

BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. Discover some of the standards that may help you ensure your products stand out from others whilst complying with industry regulations.

Why choose BSI to test your products?

Our dedicated laboratory offers you innovative and efficient testing and certification solutions, saving you time and money. We can also help you gain certification to other schemes giving you even greater market access.

Our dedicated team of professionals (our certification managers, client managers, laboratory technicians and business development managers) support the certification process with in-depth regulatory knowledge combined with product development expertise. We have a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the testing process and can help you every step of the way. 

Transfer your certification to BSI

If you're already with another notified body and want to move your certification to us to take advantage of the BSI Kitemark the process is very straightforward. 

Download our four step guide and start taking advantage of our knowledge and expertise today.