Sponsors & supporting organisations

The GGP Installer Awards are held in association with the following:

Headline Sponsor

Made for Trade

THE MADE FOR TRADE PHILOSOPHY IS SIMPLE:
PROVIDE THE BEST PRODUCTS WITH THE BEST SERVICE AT THE BEST PRICES.
With unprecedented growth year on year, Made for Trade have accumulated over a thousand companies into our base, with customers returning again and again due to our excellent value for money and customer service.

Home of the multi-award winning Korniche Aluminium Roof Lantern, innovation and engineering is at the heart of Made for Trade product development

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Main Sponsor

Britmet

Britmet Lightweight Roofing are the largest UK manufacturer of lightweight roofing systems. We produce eight different profiles from granulated metal tile effect sheets to synthetic slate tiles in a wide range of colours. These are ideal for a range of projects including conservatories, extensions, park homes and leisure buildings, stables and many more. These systems are all fully dry fixed, enabling you to save time and money on any project. In 2019, Britmet had a large scale rebranding exercise and released two new products, Shingle and LiteSlate, that are stocked in our all new 70,000sqft premises in the West Midlands.

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Smart Ready

Smart Ready® is an industry compliance Standard. The Standard ensures the technology companies behind smart windows and doors are delivering consistency and simplicity, and compliance will ensure that consumers will not be let down when it comes to choosing the right Smart product.  Compliance in adequate battery life, modern chip-set options, software security protocols (System Handshakes), alarming, failproof back-ups and software protection from hackers, and simplicity are the areas of focus.  

Established to help consumers and businesses navigate this emerging market, Smart Ready® promotes through a simple set of requirements and works with all certified suppliers to adopt mass market products which incorporate the right tech that’s simple to use and improves life around the home.

The team behind Smart Ready® are delighted to support the GGP Installer Awards. We are firm believers in giving unsung heroes in the installation sector, proper recognition for quality work and choosing innovation that improves people’s lives.”

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Carl F Groupco

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.

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FENSA

FENSA’s mission is to improve window and door replacements across the UK, by professionalising installers and protecting homeowners. We make sure the work complies with building regulations, is energy efficient, registered with the local council and verify that every FENSA Approved Installer’s guarantee is insured.

Over 500,000 FENSA certificates are issued to homeowners across the country every year and FENSA Approved Installers use our free lead generation website to win more work. The FENSA community also has access to an industry leading suite of installer benefits that provide exclusive savings for their business.

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Supporting Organisations

CERTASS

Certass Limited is a UKAS approved certification body for the operation of a Competent Person Scheme under a Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) license and a Green Deal Certification Body under licence from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Membership of the Certass Competent Person Scheme enables contractors to self-certify that their installations adhere to current Building Regulations as an alternative to submitting a building notice to the local authority or using an approved inspector.

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FENSA

FENSA’s mission is to improve window and door replacements across the UK, by professionalising installers and protecting homeowners. We make sure the work complies with building regulations, is energy efficient, registered with the local council and verify that every FENSA Approved Installer’s guarantee is insured.

Over 500,000 FENSA certificates are issued to homeowners across the country every year and FENSA Approved Installers use our free lead generation website to win more work. The FENSA community also has access to an industry leading suite of installer benefits that provide exclusive savings for their business.

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Glass and Glazing Federation

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is the main representative organisation for companies involved in all aspects of the manufacture of flat glass and products and services for all types of glazing, in commercial and domestic sectors.
Members of the GGF include companies that manufacture and install energy efficient windows, in homes and commercial buildings, the performance glass used in every type of building from houses to high-rise tower blocks and the components that are used to manufacture every type of glazing.

GGF Members produce and install safety, fire and emergency glazing, special films to protect against the sun’s rays or terrorist and vandal attacks and in fact, every type of glazing installation, no matter how specialised.

The GGF is recognised by government and plays a large part in influencing new standards and regulations, such as The Building Regulations, the rules that govern and control the way our buildings are constructed in the UK.

Within the GGF are key subsidiaries, such as FENSA, which helps ensure that energy efficient windows and doors are installed to the appropriate Building Regulations in order to comply with planning rules. Other subsidiaries include BFRC (British Fenestration Ratings Council), responsible for developing Window Energy Ratings that allow anyone choosing new windows to choose the most efficient windows by their Energy Efficient Labels – familiar to anyone buying electrical appliances.

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Media Partner

Glass & Glazing Products Magazine

Glass & Glazing Products is at the cutting edge of the window, door and conservatory market, representing the full spectrum of the industry: from installers to fabricators and from systems houses to hardware manufacturers. Combining the industry’s most respected print title with a market leading online offering, Glass & Glazing Products’ mission is to arm its readers with the information they need to enhance their businesses in what is a competitive and challenging market place.

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