Subscribe to our weekly newsletters
Subscribe to newsletter

 

Editor's Note: Mumford & Wood provide:-

Timber windowsTimber windows
Timber doorsTimber doors
Conservation windowsConservation windows
Bespoke windowsBespoke windows
 

Request Information

Home
Include Article
Advertise
 

Links
Request Information
Terms of use
Contact

 

Request Facilities / Interiors product information

Request Architectural product information External

Request Architectural product information Internal

Request Mechanical HVAC product information

Request Electrical product information

 

MUMFORD & WOOD, It’s ‘Curtains’ For Non-Energy Rated Windows And Doors

The new and approved Part L Building Regulations, October ‘10, affecting replacement windows and doors has significant impact on the fenestration industry. So much so, windows and doors that do not comply with the thermal insulation performance stipulated in the new legislation can no longer be specified. The notable exception being those required in Listed properties and those of significant architectural importance.

“In short unless, as in our case, timber products are factory glazed and fully finished prior to glazing, they simply won’t comply with the thermal performance required of the new Part L – and they will be rejected as unfit for purpose,” says Roy Wakeman, CEO, the Performance Timber Products Group Limited whose member companies include the market-leading brands of Mumford & Wood, TimberWindows.com, English Glasshouses, Dale Windows and John Porter Doors Limited.

“We have been preparing our businesses to provide the new energy conserving products for some time and all our Group’s products are now rated.”

Replacement windows in the new legislation demand an energy rating of at least C, from the previous E rating, which equates to a combined U-value of 1.6W/m2K.

The code for sustainable homes prescribes levels of energy ratings from 1 to 6 and a stepped programme to 2016 for the industry to respond. Windows and doors will need to have their energy ratings under the BFRC label ratified in accordance with these strict rules. Code level 3, for example, means products will have energy ratings to a minimum of C rating.

“Even the standard Conservation™ casement by Mumford & Wood has an energy rating of B while our ECO spec A rated casements and sashes already satisfy the 2016 targets so we’re ahead of the game, which is what the market demands,” continues Roy Wakeman.

Way back in the 1970’s the British Woodworking Federation began to promote fully factory finished timber windows and their stringent standards and audit processes have led to today’s Timber Window Accreditation Scheme which sets a benchmark for new and existing members in meeting legal building requirements. Mumford and Wood are leading members of the scheme.

“During the current and adverse economic conditions some would expect that a compromise in standards is acceptable,” says Roy, “but never has it been more important to aspire even higher. Demand for our products is remarkably high because they satisfy real-performance criteria; this is paramount in making the energy and carbon reduction targets we are all charged with.” Following the Part L regulations of 2006, a 44% reduction in carbon emissions was set and 100% reduction by 2016. The new revision further enforces the strict regulations.

“All of our timber windows and doors will meet the needs and comply with the Building Regulations Part L 2010 and beyond. The materials and processes we use ensure we are always ahead of our time and our customers know we can satisfy the most demanding of specifications.”

Email: Mumford & Wood


PMA Cable protection Cable connectors Electrical conduit Cable fittings News 111010

Marshall Tufflex Cable management systems Data management systems Plastic trunking News 111010

Flooring2floors Laminate flooring Wood flooring Hardwood flooring Vinyl flooring News 111010

Icel Energy management Maintenance engineering Power systems UPS systems News 111010

Baxi Gas boilers Renewable energy Heat pumps Biomass boilers News 111010

Saracen Office interiors Office refurbishment Office planning Office design News 111010

Renderplas Render beads External render beads PVC corner beads News 111010

Steadmans Building products Roofing products Steel cladding Metal roofing News 111010

Dulux Trade paint Dulux trade ecosure Water based paint News 111010

Andrews Water Heaters Commercial water heaters Storage water heaters News 121010

Potterton Condensing boilers Commercial boilers Water heaters Heat exchangers News 121010

Mumford and Wood Timber windows Timber doors Conservation windows Bespoke windows News 121010

Twyford Bathrooms Bathroom design Bathroom sanitaryware Bathroom showers Bathroom furniture News 121010

Mitsubishi Commercial heating products Renewable energy Ground heat pumps News 131010

Levolux Aluminium louvres Roof louvres Screening louvres Aerofoil fins News 131010

Sikkens Exterior wood stain Woodcare paint Wood stain colours News 131010

Saracen Space planning Office interiors Commercial refurbishment Bespoke furnishings News 131010

3M Vehicle graphics Graphic film Graphic materials Graphic solutions News 131010

Tile Depot Wall tiles Natural stone tiles Natural stone borders News 131010

SAS International Chilled ceilings Acoustic ceilings Suspended ceilings Metal ceilings News 131010

Baldwin Boxall Voice evacuation systems Emergency telephones Public address system News 131010

Eurocell Composite entrance doors Upvc windows Upvc sash windows News 131010

CP Automated Lighting Automated lighting Lighting control systems Energy efficient lighting News 131010

SDS Surface water management Urban drainage systems Water management News 131010

Marshall Tufflex Wire cable trays Electrical cable Cable management systems News 141010

Ardex Flooring systems Tile adhesive Floor screed Levelling compound News 141010

Fakro Roof windows Triple glazed roof windows Security windows News 141010

Formica High pressure laminates Laminate kitchen worktop Formica worktops News 141010

CMS Acoustics Acoustic panels Acoustic solutions Construction acoustics Industrial acoustics News 141010

Knauf AMF Acoustic ceilings Ceiling tiles Acoustic tiles School ceilings News 151010

Total Glass Communal entrance doors Aluminium security doors Glazed doors News 151010

Broadview Commercial awnings External shading Cafe parasols Cafe barriers News 151010

Morgan Lovell Office interior design Office fit out Office refurbishment News 151010

Ventrolla Sash windows Sealed windows Casement windows Timber windows News 151010

F Ball Floor adhesives Flooring products Floor primer Floor membrane News 151010

Unigro Controlled environments Irrigation systems Research facilities Cooling systems News 151010

British Gypsum Gyproc plasterboard Gypsum plasterboard Gypsum wallboard Gypsum boards News 151010

HygroMatik Steam humidifiers Air humidifiers Air humidification Commercial humidifiers News 151010

NHBC National home warranty Home warranty insurance Home warranties News 151010

Weatherite Building services Air conditioning systems Commercial kitchen ventilation News 181010

Cablofil Cable management systems Cable trays Wire cable trays News 181010

Leaderflush Shapland Doorsets Internal doorsets External doorsets Flush doors News 181010

Sandtoft Roof tiles Clay roof tiles Slate roof tiles News 181010

Klober Roofing ventilation Roof tiles Roofing materials Roofing accessories News 181010

Action Storage Storage equipment Plastic lockers Storage products Shelving systems News 181010

Burlington Stone manufacturers Stone shower trays Stone shower panels News 181010

UPS Uninterruptible power supplies UPS systems Power protection services News 191010

PMA Cable protection Cable connectors Nylon cable Cable fittings News 191010

ADM Systems Heat recovery ventilation MVHR systems Heat recovery system News 191010

MIMA Insulation manufacturers association Mineral wool insulation Insulation solutions News 191010

Total Home Environment Heat recovery ventilation MVHR systems Heat recovery systems News 191010

Armacell Flexible insulation materials Technical insulation Flexible duct insulation News 201010

Monodraught Natural daylight systems Monodraught sunpipes Natural ventilation systems News 201010

Evac Chair Evacuation chairs Emergency evacuation chairs Stair chair lift News 201010

3M Hearing protection Noise protection Industrial protection Hearing preservation News 201010

John Brash Anti slip decking Slip resistant decking Deck boards News 201010

Chloride UK UPS systems Uninterruptible power supply Energy efficiency calculator News 211010

Dorma Door systems Door products Door controls Door security News 211010

Timberplay Play equipment Adventure areas Outdoor equipment Playground equipment News 211010

Baxi Heating systems Hot water systems Energy efficient boilers News 221010

Kingspan Access floors Acoustic flooring Soundproof flooring Retail flooring News 221010

Dorma Movable wall systems Swing door operators Door controls News 221010

Knauf Drywall Plasterboard systems Acoustic partitioning Partition walls Dry lining News 221010

Komfort Glazed partitions Office partitions Interior partitions Glass partitioning News 221010

Laidlaw Access doors Door ironmongery Stair handrails Steel doorsets News 221010

Knauf Insulation Knauf insulation Insulation products Wall insulation Earthwool insulation News 221010

Forbo Flooring products Flooring systems Floor bonding Commercial flooring News 221010

Arundel Jones Associates Ltd Registered in England and Wales No. 07334149
Hill Farm, Linton Hill, Maidstone, Kent ME 17 4AL
Tel : 01622 745333 email
copyright all rights reserved

News Categories : Timber windows
Timber doors Conservation windows
Bespoke windows