Epwin achieves PAS24:2022 across all PVC-U systems

Epwin Window Systems has confirmed all its PVC-U window and door systems have achieved PAS24:2022.

Adrian Crutchley, product accreditations manager at Epwin, said: “We are delighted to be amongst the first systems companies to be able to confirm that our multiple PVC-U window and door systems have all achieved PAS24:2022 certification. This achievement further demonstrates our commitment to adopting and meeting the latest industry standards to deliver secure and reliable solutions for our customers”.

PAS 24:2022 sets out enhanced security standards for doorsets and windows, indicating the certified products have undergone testing and meet specific criteria for resisting physical attack. The new accreditation, which officially came into effect in September 2022, phasing out the earlier PAS 24:2016 standard, helps specifiers meet Building Regulations and the requirements of the police’s Secured by Design scheme.

It applies to all new windows and doorsets as manufactured and prior to installation. The accreditation promotes security and denotes enhanced security performance intended to resist the type of attack normally associated with casual or opportunistic burglars.

As well as the PAS 24:2022 accreditations, Epwin is also said to have the industry’s largest choice of Part L-compliant window and door systems.

Its customers also benefit from support in complying with regulations. Its free thermal efficiency calculator U-Comply N, which is part of its Connect digital platform, provides reports that are approved by the British Standards Institute and can be used to prove a product’s compliance with Part L of Building Regulations.