Product approval & certification

BBA certification is recognised throughout the construction industry as a symbol of quality and reassurance. It's the vital ingredient in the provision of assurance, quality and integrity to a plethora of stakeholders in the construction industry.

Resistance to Wind Load

By Oriola Davies (BEng, MSc BS, ProfGradIMM) and Fernando Ferrarin (BEng, MEng)

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Thai road experts consider BBA HAPAS-style solution

Challenges faced by the Department of Rural Roads (DRR) in Thailand may...

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RCI CPD: The Assessment of Durability, With Reference to Roof Waterproofing

Dr Mike Wiseman, Team Manager for Construction Products at the BBA presented...

Product Approval

Preventing Thermal Bridging and Mould Growth

By Jon Denyer BSc (Hons) FLSi & Chris Willett BA (Hons) Dip.M...

Behnaz Abedi - Project Manager, Construction Products

Behnaz Abedi has a first-class honours degree in Architectural Engineering, having graduated...

Product Approval

The impact of Brexit...

...outcomes on technical approvals of construction products. The lack of definition in the...

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BBA announces Andrew Kitchingman as new Chairman

Mr Kitchingman, a chartered accountant and corporate financier who spent more than...

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Putting it to the test

Testing done for the Ronseal Trade Range The Ronseal brand enjoys a reputation...

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What is ECO3?

The energy efficiency scheme for Great Britain, Energy Company Obligation (ECO) places...

Audit and Inspection

Sponsors of the Offsite Awards

The BBA supports the best in precision building design and delivery. The Offsite...

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New BBA Offices open in Dublin

The British Board of Agrément is pleased to announce its new BBA...

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Combustible products - Important notice

In line with the amended Building Regulation 7(2) for England, our Certificates...

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Are you ready to take advantage of ECO3?

The Energy Efficiency Scheme for Great Britain, Energy Company Obligation (ECO) which...

Audit and Inspection

Important Changes to the MCS 005 Scheme

Installers, Specifiers, and end users of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems must use...

Product Approval

How we lead the way in product certification through testing Pt.2

In the concluding part of the series, we explore the different types...

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BBA welcomes Brokenshire Hackitt announcement

The British Board of Agrément has welcomed the government’s announcement that it...

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2018 Christmas Message

This past year has been a mixed bag of triumphs and uncertainties...

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BBA and LABC’s rallying call for 100% Hackitt

100% Hackitt – an industry initiative to encourage the government to deliver...

UKCW CPD: The consequences of poor installation practices

Paul Valentine, Technical Excellence Director at the BBA presented a CPD presentation...

Product Approval

How we lead the way in product certification through testing Pt.1

In an ever-changing landscape with new products being developed and used daily,...

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Certificates 101: Your Guide to BBA Certification Pt.2

In the first of our 2-part series looking at BBA Certification, what...

Product Approval

Certificates 101: Your Guide to BBA Certification Pt.1

It goes without saying that having your product or system certified by...

Product Approval

Providing a safe space for Whistleblowers

The BBA is a well-known and respected certification body which, through its...

BBA Chair Honoured by Cardiff University

On the 17th July, Governing Board Chair of the BBA, Valerie Owen...

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Maintaining quality through our Audit and Inspection unit

At the BBA we are committed to helping businesses and organisations supply...

Audit and Inspection

BBA HAPAS Celebrates 20 Years Since First Certification

20 years ago, the BBA – Highway Authorities’ Product Approval Scheme (HAPAS)...

Product Approval

Women in Engineering and Science – Ramona Donnelly

Originally from Romania, Ramona first came to the UK as part of...

Product Approval

9 frequently asked questions about the BBA and CIT

At the BBA we are consistently show integrity in all that we do, as we...

The BBA has updated its data privacy notice

The BBA has updated its Privacy and Data Protection Policy in...

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BBA Test Tour by Crest Nicholson and NHBC

A recent tour of the UKAS accredited BBA Testing facility undertaken by...

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Employee Appreciation Week 2018

It was fun, games and hilarity as the BBA completed another Employee...

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Lead alternative Leadax gains coveted BBA Certification

A lead alternative that its manufacturer says is cheaper, lighter and faster...

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Anne Main’s visit to the BBA

Conservative MP for St Albans Anne Main visited the British Board of...

Introducing the Building Performance Network

The Building Performance Network (BPN) is an independent not for profit organisation,...

New Instron machine for BBA Test Services

The BBA Test Services team have recently replaced their Instron load frame...

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BBA supports the NIA Conference

The BBA is delighted to be sponsoring and exhibiting at the NIA...

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The BBA backs WSBF inquiry into water and housing policy

The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum (WSBF) is conducting an inquiry which will...

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NHBC Foundation research makes it clear on Window design

Small tweaks to the design of windows can lead to major improvements,...

Product Approval

Top 5 reasons why products fail

The BBA gives firm advice on why the testing of building products...

BBA BIM Object Assurance launches in September

The BBA is delighted to announce the launch of it’s new data...

EOTA appoints new Secretary General

The European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) has appointed a new Secretary...

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The BBA’s Impact Testing Rig is a big hit

Commissioned in February, the BBA’s bespoke designed high energy soft and hard...

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BBA collaborates with the National Research Council Canada

At a time when international relationships and collaborative thinking are nervously at...

Latest Agrément Certification for Schöck raises the bar

The BBA’s amplified assessment process results in a new ‘Leader’ Certificate with...

Product Approval

New surveillance scheme launched to protect social housing retrofits

A new scheme to reduce the risk of inappropriate cavity wall insulation...

Audit and Inspection

Luke Adams – Sector Manager, Fenestration

With 29 years service at the BBA Luke could be considered affectionately...

Product Approval

Secured By Design scheme offers protection from burglars

Luke Adams, BBA’s Sector Manager for Fenestration, talks about how the Secured...

Product Approval

BBA Certified fermacell brings Ellon Academy into the 21st Century

Some 50,000m2 of fermacell dry-lining features on one of the largest projects...

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New Chief Executive for BRUFMA

The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers’ Association (BRUFMA) is delighted to announce...

BBA turns up the heat for ECO-EarthTec Assessment

The BBA turned up the heat at its Watford-based test centre, resulting...

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BBA supports the new National Insulation Industry Awards

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Supplies welcomed by refugees in Khazir Camp Kurdistan

Khazir Camp Kurdistan in Northern Iraq is now home to thousands of...

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Jon Denyer appointed Chairman of National Standards Committee

Jon Denyer has been appointed Chairman of B/540 Performance of Materials Components...

Product Approval

BBA and DIBt sign ‘Memorandum of Understanding’

The BBA and Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DIBt) signed a ‘Memorandum of...

Nearly 50 Years of BBA Certification for IKO Plc

Form is temporary, class is permanent; an aphorism perfectly suited to IKO’s...

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Steel v Timber – how will the housing market react?

With an increased emphasis on modern methods of construction and the benefits...

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BBA participate in the 2016 I-RIM Conference

The BBA is helping bring reflective insulation developed for the 20th century...

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New Environmental Test Chamber for the BBA

The BBA is delighted to announce the arrival of a super-sized, super-stringent...

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R&D Tax Credits – BBA’s CEO explains how to claim

R&D tax credits can help when bringing expensive innovations to market.  BBA’s...

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Alpheo Mlotha – Team Manager

Alpheo Mlotha, Team Manager in the Engineering section, is a truly motivational...

Product Approval

Ancon Teplo BF wall ties now BBA Approved

Acting on intelligence out in the field, undercover fixing specialist Ancon has...

TrustMark announces Partnership with CFOA Blue Watch

As part of an ongoing drive to support the development of home...

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David Durrant – Senior Test Technician

David Durrant, Senior Test Technician, is quite the adventurer and a keen...

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BBA Branded QR Codes

The BBA is delighted to announce the introduction of QR codes for Agrément and...

Morteza Aboutalebi – Principal Engineer

Morteza Aboutalebi joined the BBA in May 2015 as a Project Manager...

Product Approval

Cembrit offers BBA Certified Products

BBA certification is well-known as an independent mark of approval for suppliers...

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Welsh Government joins forces with TrustMark

A campaign to protect Welsh householders from rogue traders and incompetent operators launches...

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WSBF Domestic Energy Efficiency Inquiry

The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum (WSBF) is undertaking an inquiry to investigate how current...