Clearview National November 2015 - Issue 168 - Page 34

INDUSTRYNEWS Free doorset energy ratings »»From September any fabricators registering with BFRC will get Doorset Energy Ratings (DSERs) for *free by signing up to the existing BFRC registered System House Simplified Energy Licence (SEL). There will be no minimum number of window energy ratings licences needed to purchase, and the DSERs will be *free until 1st January 2017. ‘a fantastic offer’ There are a number of system houses currently offering BFRC rated product through an SEL, including; Aluk (Beaufort), Aluplast, Door-Stop International, Duraflex, Eclectic Systems LLP, Eurocell, Halo, Halo Assure, Joedan Group, LB Plastics , Leitz Tooling, Liniar, Network VEKA, Rehau, Sapa Building Systems, SBP Group Ltd, Schueco, Smart Systems, Steel Window Association, Synseal, VEKA, VEKA Assure, Whitehill Tools. “This is a fantastic offer for newly registering fabricators,” commented BFRC managing director Chris Mayne. “Not only do they get the benefit of selling BFRC independently verified rated windows, free access to technical and marketing support, and a free listing on the new BFRC website. They can get all their doors rated for free as well.” The offer will run until 31st December 2015 and applies only to fabricators that are not currently BFRC registered. Call 020 7403 9200 or email enquiries@bfrc.org for more details. investment is a fitting way to thank our loyal customers for their support. “We are committed to ensuring and maintaining quality and will have set product courses available on key products – as well as being able to tailor training to our customers’ needs.” Visit www.reynaers.co.uk, call 0121 421 1999 or email reynaersltd@reynaers.com Back to School »»Reynaers has invested in a new high-class training facility for both staff and fabricators at its head offices in Halesowen. The facilities are now home to a roomy classroom and large works hop with punch tools, saws and an assembly table, allowing Reynaers to offer both practical and theoretical training to ensure its products are installed to the highest standard. Training comprises of six modules and includes product awareness, ReynaPro software, fabrication and installation training. Reynaers has seen growing demand for training courses due to the introduction of new products, including Hi-Finity, its ultra-slim frame sliding door. Other products covered include curtain walling, aluminium windows and bi-fold doors. John McComb, Reynaers’ Technical Director, said: “We celebrated 50 successful years in October and believe this latest Customer day proves a success »»Customers of Glazerite Windows Ltd gave an enthusiastic welcome to the company’s newly updated Satellite online ordering system, as well as gaining insights into the new Document Q, at the latest of its customer days, at the Maco HQ in Kent. Installers saw how the latest version of Satellite gives each customer their own fully branded and customised paperwork such as order acknowledgements, invoices and letters, to present a professional appearance in all dealings with homeowners. Glazerite sales and marketing manager, Chris Thompson said: “Lots of other customers have told us they are keen to 34 » N OV 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M make the most of Satellite. As well as the increased speed and efficiency, the choice for customers to use their own branding is exactly in line with our philosophy of supporting customers to promote their own identity while keeping the Glazerite name in the background.” Visitors also gained valuable insights into the new Document Q from guest speaker Austin Greene of the Assure Competent Persons Scheme. Chris Thompson added: “Austin did a great job of spelling out exactly how this will affect Glazerite customers.” Visit www.glazeritewindows.co.uk