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.

Test Services

Our collaborative approach and position as regulatory experts makes us the best choice for bringing products to market successfully.

Our ability to act as a trusted partner means we consult on the full product development cycle and act as more than just a testing house.


Our Test Excellence Centre based in Watford aims to ensure that all the materials and products we test, inspect and certify for our clients are = fit-for-purpose and safe for the public. 

Our Test Services continue to support manufacturers in achieving their BBA Certification for both the UK and European standards, but did you know that we can test independently of Agrément Certification?

To each element, its specific test.

Did you know that each construction product is tested not only as an individual item but also as part of a system and the building as a whole?

Have you ever considered how changing one component can change the whole building/structure and failing to test against all factors can impact the whole building process from insurance, specification and building – including the sustainability of the building itself?

The characteristics and behaviour of different materials and elements directly affect the safety and durability of buildings, for this reason, they undergo specific and rigorous tests to establish quality levels and to guarantee their adequacy, all of which are regulated by international standards.

These regulations define the parameters that must be taken into consideration when examining the safety and quality of construction products – determining the products’ mechanical capacities and their structural integrity, durability, weather resistance, safety and capacity to resist manipulations and intrusions through thorough testing. In addition to these regulated standards, products also need to be tested to check their durability, for energy efficiency, and aesthetics and environmental factors (noise of construction).

Put the BBA to the test…

Download our Test Services brochure below.

Test Services Brochure

Test Services

Bespoke Testing

We have unique, UKAS-accredited facilities that are not readily available to manufacturers undertaking product...

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Conformance Testing and Fitness for Purpose

It’s simply not good enough to settle for an overall assessment of a product’s...

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Durability and Aesthetic Testing

Whether due to weather conditions or human activity, products and systems exposed to outdoor...

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Energy performance testing

The thermal performance of construction products plays an increasingly significant part in the decision-making...

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Failure Analysis Testing

It is vital to understand any limitations in a product’s use or in its...

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On-Site Testing and Trials

To establish that a system or a component satisfies the design criteria, we use...

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Product Excellence Programme (PEP)

BBA Product Excellence Programme (PEP) was introduced to reassure specifiers, designers and users that BBA...

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Security and Manipulation Testing

Break-ins are always a worry for home owners and businesses alike, and BBA Test...

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Structural and Integrity Testing

It is important to assure that a construction will perform its designed function during...

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Weather Resistance & Wind Serviceability

Understanding how a construction product or system will perform under real-world applications of weathering...

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