The SBD standards for ground floor, basement and easily accessible windows
are as follows: BS 7950 or STS 202.. All windows must incorporate key lockable hardware unless designated as emergency egress routes. Windows must also be fit for purpose and shall be certificated to the relevant material standard i.e.: BS 4873: 2004 (Aluminium), ••BS 7412: 2007 (PVC-U), ••BS 644: 2003 (Timber), ••BS 6510: 2005 (Steel). Windows installed within SBD developments must be certificated by one of the following UKAS accredited certification bodies or can demonstrate alternative compliance. Laminated safety glazing (6.4mm minimum) is required in and adjacent to doors.
British Standards Institute (BSI) / BM TRADA Certification / British Board of Agrément (BBA) /
Loss Prevention Certification Board (part of the Building Research Establishment (BRE)) /
Warrington Certification Laboratories Steel Window Association (SWA)
Windows to be produced to SBD standards. Please see the Scenario Description drop down above for further details of these.