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.

Behnaz Abedi – Project Manager

Behnaz Abedi joined the BBA in January 2014, bringing with her a first class honours degree in Architectural Engineering, having graduated from South Bank University in July 2013.  She started as a Technical Trainee and was promoted to Project Manager in February 2015.

Behnaz manages the BBA/TIMSA U-value Calculation Competency Scheme. With guidance from the BBA’s senior scientists, she focuses on thermal performance assessment, including U-values, 2D and 3D thermal modelling, Glazer and hydrothermal condensation risk analysis. She is an official BFRC simulator and assists the Fenestration team with window and door BFRC Energy ratings.

“My unique role at the BBA has enabled me to work across the departments and explore the vast variety of products BBA assesses and certifies. As a young engineer I appreciate the opportunity to explore different product types and build up my experience. I enjoy my job because no day is the same!”

“I enjoy the people and the diversity of it all. Employees host an International lunch day annually which covers over 10 different countries dishes. Yummy!”

Behnaz lives in West London, she enjoys family life and in her spare time she likes keeping fit by attending her local gym.


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