As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of innovative and sustainable architectural aluminium systems, Reynaers Aluminium prides itself on delivering high-quality window, door and curtain walling systems for residential and commercial projects. Expertly engineered, each system is designed to meet the highest requirements when it comes to critical characteristics such as design, functionality, performance and aesthetics. It is this combination of unparalleled product quality, expertise and innovation which makes Reynaers the partner of choice for architects, fabricators and installers alike. Based in Birmingham, Reynaers is ideally placed to support projects across the UK. Alongside its Knowledge Centre and warehouse, Reynaers’ showroom provides a space for customers to explore products and receive hands-on training.
Ab Initio Systems are the creators of AdminBase, the tried, tested and trusted CRM solution for the
home improvement industry. AdminBase has been the home improvement industry’s CRM of choice
for over 25 years and has thousands of users throughout the UK. It is a complete system for
companies of all sizes and covers all functions from managing enquiries to order fulfillment and
AdminBase’s Customer Portal feature was named the winner of the ‘Best Installer Support
Programme or Service’ category at the 2022 GGP Installer awards. The AdminBase team continue to
create innovative features for their customers.
Carl F Groupco supplies the UK fenestration industry with an extensive range of high quality window and door hardware components. With distribution centres located in Peterborough and Cumbernauld, we operate on a national scale serving fabricators throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Scottish Highlands and Offshore Islands.
The company history dates back to the 1950’s and has been at the forefront of hardware evolution, which in 2016 saw the launch of SmartSecure, a dedicated division for smart access control and motorised locking solution. The company works in partnership with leading European hardware manufacturers to provide a broad range of locks, handles, hinges and associated furniture which customers can trust are tried, tested and proven.
GQA is the fenestration industry’s leading awarding and qualifications writing organisation. We have over 100 industry relevant qualifications delivered through over 200 approved centres covering the four nations of the United Kingdom.
We are committed to seeing our industry hone the skills of its tradespeople so that homeowners can always be confident of receiving the best quality of workmanship and service, and the learning opportunities and qualifications we offer help to underpin this aim.
We also believe being able to offer learning and qualifications opportunities helps to make our industry an attractive career choice for youngsters leaving the education sector, and working alongside key partners such as Building Our Skills, we will continue to try and bring new talent to the industry to bridge the growing skills gap.
RPS Software, is delighted to become a category sponsor of the GGP Installer Awards.
Speaking about their involvement Director of Operations Cath Wright said, ‘we are delighted to get involved with the awards and to sponsor the Conservatory Installations under £35k category. A significant number of those using our RoofWright software to design conservatories, orangeries and garden rooms routinely install projects which come in below £35k, and we will actively be encouraging them to enter the awards to showcase their outstanding work’.
‘Our software programmes are designed to provide the most immersive and inclusive customer experience yet seen in the industry, to create the best ever opportunity for installers to increase their conversion rates’.
Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration, Glass and Glazing a Career of Choice is committed to bridging the growing skills gap by working closely with employers and other organisations to attract new entrants to the industry, and by upskilling the existing workforce to inspire them to see the industry as a home for their long term career ambitions, and not just a job for now.
The organisation works with a large number of industry employers and individual employees to help promote its message that the industry is a home for everyone, whatever their skills and whatever their career ambitions.
Our aim is to inform, encourage, support and inspire.
Certass Limited is the UKAS approved certification body that offers low-cost, common-sense certification for the building fabric trade. They operate a Competent Persons Scheme that comes with the best free benefits in the industry, including free listings and homeowner reviews via their dedicated consumer site www.certifiedcompetent.co.uk.
Dedicated to helping installers to improve competence and promote best practice, Certass have supported the GGP Installer Awards since they were launched in 2019. They are a proud partner and excited to be involved in the only industry event dedicated to celebrating the impressive projects delivered by our talented glazing installer community.
FENSA is the largest competent person scheme in the UK with over 6,500 Approved Installers as part of its community. FENSA have issued over 15 million certificates across England and Wales since being founded in 2002 and our network of FENSA Approved Installers install over 2 million windows every year.
A recent survey showed that 73% of all homeowners would only consider using a FENSA Approved Installer when replacing their windows and doors. On the FENSA website, every single FENSA Approved Installer can receive homeowner leads for free straight to their inbox.
Glass and Glazing Products (GGP) magazine provides fresh insight for businesses in the UK’s window, door, conservatory and glass trade. Established in 1982, it is printed monthly, and also available to read online, here.
At the cutting edge of the window, door and conservatory market, GGP represents the full spectrum of the industry: from installers to fabricators and from systems houses to hardware manufacturers. GGP’s mission is to arm its readers with the information they need to enhance their businesses in what is a competitive and challenging market place.