There can be a considerable amount of ‘noise’ in the glazing market as manufacturers compete for the attention of architects and specifiers. To cut through some of that noise, Profile 22 have created a list of 10 reasons why it makes sense to choose them.
1. Glazing industry expertise
For more than 40 years, they have led the way in low-maintenance PVC-U windows and doors. They are a British business with a commitment to excellence in manufacturing and design. They have experts from every field contributing to their successful, customer-focused approach.
2. Outstanding specification support
Profile 22 take pride in understanding the challenges faced by the commercial sector and have created an outstanding support system. Their Specification Manager’s support will be available throughout. Typically, their input can involve site surveys, advice on specifications and current Building Regulations, drawings for tender documents, sample windows for planning approval, budgeting advice, residents’ meetings or site visits.
3. Construction knowhow
They have an in-depth knowledge of the construction industry and a thorough understanding of contracts and Building Regulations.
4. High ethical and environmental standards
From their internal systems to the way they work with their suppliers, from their energy-efficient systems to their high-tech, water frugal production facilities, their standards are high. They aim to deliver best practice in everything they do.
5. Their products and processes are highly accredited
Their products have every relevant accreditation: BS EN 12608, PAS 24, Kitemarks, Secured by Design. They were one of the first businesses in the UK to receive the BES 6001 for their responsible sourcing. They are an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited operation which works to the OHSAS 18001 standard.
6. Approved Commercial Manufacturers and Contractors
They operate a scheme which ensures fabrication and installation businesses have the skills, understanding and capacity to work within the commercial sector. Their Approved Commercial Manufacturers and Window Contractors are highly experienced and professional.
7. Their product range is complete
Profile 22’s range includes systems for any project, including those in conservation areas. They have standard and flush casement systems, curtain walling, fully reversible, horizontal pivot, flush tilt & turn, tilt & turn and vertical sliding systems. Door systems include options for residential, side screens, emergency, composite and in-line sliding doors. They have a dedicated hardware brand Safeware and a new-build cavity closer system. Their systems are fully integrated with ancillary products and are available in an industry-leading range of finishes.
8. RIBA, NBS Source and BIM Objects
All of the information you need for specification is easily accessible on the relevant platforms and BIM details are also available.
9. In house testing
They are highly respected for our technical knowledge. In addition, they have in-house testing facilities for everything from window energy ratings to structural, wind loading and bearing calculations.
10. Trusted by specifiers and architects
Profile 22’s systems are the most widely specified in the UK and have been for many years.