Doors, windows and glazing

6.7.5Non-timber windows and doors

Doors and windows of materials other than timber shall be in accordance with the appropriate standards.

Relevant standards include the following:

BS 4873‘Aluminium alloy windows and doorsets. Specification’.
BS 6510‘Steel-framed windows and glazed doors. Specification’.
BS 7412‘Specification for windows and doorsets made from unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U) extruded hollow profiles’.
BS EN 12608-1‘Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) profiles for the fabrication of windows and doors. Classification, requirements and test methods. Non-coated PVC-U profiles with light coloured surfaces’.
BS 7414‘White PVC-U extruded hollow profiles with heat welded corner joints for plastics windows: materials type B’.