FENSA - The Proven Scheme Trusted and Demanded
by Homeowners and Local Authorities
Benefits of self certifying your work
- Self-certification is the most cost effective and efficient way of ensuring your
work complies with Building Regulations
- All Local Authorities recognise the FENSA standard. This means there will be no
extra work or administration if you work across multiple Local Authorities.
- Registering for self-certification raises the integrity of the replacement window
and door industry as a whole and demonstrates to government that it is capable of
Why FENSA makes a difference
- The scheme is trusted and demanded by homeowners and local authorities
- Hassle-free job notifications with auto insurance process saves you time and administration
- Local, experienced, independent inspectors to guide and help – we are here to help
you maintain the quality of your work, not to catch you out!
- Simple company registration process
- Friendly, experienced staff who understand your needs and concerns
- Phone FENSA - We will call you back!
- The simplest way to notify Building Control saving hundreds of pounds on each installation
- An independent report commissioned by the government department, the CLG found it
to be the most successful of all competent schemes to date in the UK, across all
- FENSA is industry-led and its long term interests are with the glazing industry.
Benefits of registering with FENSA
- FREE Technical Helpline
- FREE Surveyor's Guide
- FREE industry magazine
- FREE van stickers and showroom stickers
- Discount advertising opportunities - Thomson Local & Yellow Pages
For all replacement window and door installations that are notifiable to FENSA (click
here to find out which types of installations
fall under FENSA's remit), FENSA Registered Businesses are required to have in place
for their customers the categories of insurance stated below. It is a government
requirement that companies must have certain insurance policies in place where applicable.
Insurance Backed Guarantees (IBG) Replacement of windows and doors in domestic
dwellings must have an Insurance Backed Guarantee provided.
Deposit Protection: If FENSA Registered Businesses take deposits in advance
of installations, they must give some form of deposit indemnity. Deposits may be
guaranteed by, for example, trade association Deposit Indemnity schemes, or credit
Guarantee or Warranty: FENSA Registered Businesses must give a guarantee
or warranty covering the cost of completing rectification work in respect of defects
for a period of ten years.
Deposit Protection can be provided by a range
of insurance providers. FENSA provides an 'approved' list of already vetted insurers
that FENSA Registered Businesses must use.