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Registered Suppliers of BFRC rated Energy Efficient windows & doors can access support and information.



FENSA Certified installers can now get free window and doorset energy ratings (WERs and DSERs) as part of their registration package.  It is totally voluntary.  All they have to do is Opt In, agree to the rules and be supplied by a BFRC registered fabricator.

These new window and door energy ratings are operated and independently verified by BFRC.  It is exactly the same as the existing BFRC scheme in terms of ratings, ratings bands, license scopes and windows and doors covered.  Labels provided will cover windows and doors rated ‘A++’ to ‘E’. 

The only difference is these new labels are branded FENSA and will have their own marketing support.  These ratings will be marketed heavily at consumers in the second half of 2016 to raise awareness and drive consumer demand.

Existing BFRC Authorised Retailers can quickly and easily switch to be a FENSA Authorised Installer – by Opting In by emailing BFRC. 

The benefits of Opting In to FENSA energy rated windows and doors for installers are:  an easier product to sell because homeowners understand and recognize energy rated labels; installers get their own labels; it is the easiest route to Part L compliance; a listing on BFRC website (the first port of call for homeowners searching for energy rated product); consumer publicity support and recognition; installers can source glass and frames separately; opportunities to upsell; technical and marketing support and advice.

FENSA Installers Opt In

Just email the Operations Team on EnergyRatings@fensa.org.uk with your company name, registration number and name of your fabricator supplier.  FENSA will do the rest. 

BFRC Authorised Retailers Opt In

Just email enquiries@bfrc.org or phone 020 7403 9200



What Does that Mean to Your Business?

It means you can advise your BFRC Authorised Retailers (ARs) to Opt In to being a FENSA Authorised Installer, which costs them nothing.  The ratings are exactly the same – the only thing that changes is the name and the branding.  You will be supplied with a new suite of labels from your System House – and they will cascade down the supply chain as before.

What Does It Cost Me?

There is a Fabricators administration charge of £160 – no matter how many of your installers Opt In or sign up for the first time.  But if you have been paying your BFRC ARs registration fees – then this will save you a great deal of money.


What Does that Mean to Your Business?

It means your company can be part of the most exciting and radical development in energy efficient windows and doors since the launch of BFRC 10 years ago.

You can switch completely or operate both the FENSA and BFRC ratings side-by-side.  All you have to do is Opt In – by emailing us here at BFRC.

What Are the Costs?

System Houses - Being part of FENSA’s window and door energy ratings is FREE for System Houses.  BFRC will supply all the relevant artwork and labels.  You can either switch completely to or operate both ratings side-by-side.

What Happens to the BFRC Authorised Retailer Scheme.

This will still continue.  There are some BFRC ARs that are not FENSA certified so the scheme will continue for them.  But an installer could always register with FENSA – and then Opt In to free FENSA window and door energy ratings.

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