Clearview South January 2014 - Issue 146 - Page 40

DOORS&WINDOWS NEW A* RATING ADDED TO THERMAL CALCULATOR REHAU has added the CERTASS WER ratings scale to its award winning online thermal calculation tool at This takes into account the two new bandings recently announced by CERTASS – A* at ≥ 10 points and A+ at ≥ 5 points. Customers using the REHAU website to carry out calculations now automatically receive a WER calculation result showing both the BFRC and CERTASS scales and can choose to download and print a report for either scheme. Dean Franklin, the REHAU Applications Engineer who is responsible for www. said: “Our thermal calculator is fully approved by CERTASS and is widely used by customers who are members of the TRR (Thermal Ratings Register) scheme so adding the A* was always going to be essential for us. “It’s part of our continuous development work on www. and follows our achievement of an A+ licence from the BFRC for our REHAU KOLORSEAL HH 12/04/2012 11:09 Page 1 TOTAL70 profiles in September 2013. “We continue to advise customers to use the website to obtain the reports and labels they require for the windows they already manufacture, and also to use the quick check option to evaluate how different combinations of frame, glass and spacer bars could help them to achieve higher ratings more cost effectively.” The free website was named Customer Care Initiative of the Year at this year’s G13 awards. It is hugely popular with REHAU customers, regularly receiving more than 1000 visits per month during 2013 across its thermal calculator and CE marking tools. The King of Colour PVCu & Glass Colour Coaters We can colour your frames/rooflines, or alternatively, we offer a full Supply, Colour Coat & Delivery Service n n n n n n n 10 day turnaround Same day quote All RAL/BS Colours + colour matching service UV colour stable Guaranteed Windows, Doors & Conservatories Fascias, Soffits, Trims & Rainwater Products TEL: 01924 454856 FAX: 01924 438606 Dale Works, Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 9HU email 40 JAN 2014 To read more, visit