The British Standards Institute is the Authority responsible for setting manufacturing standards for product safety and quality. These are strict standards that products should reach or surpass, in order to be regarded as both safe and manufactured to a consistently high standard.
Secured by design is the police initiative that demonstrates improved security from the point of manufacture. Secured by Design focuses on crime prevention of homes and commercial premises by promoting the use of security standards to reduce burglary and crime in the UK.
The British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC) is an independent, government-backed initiative set up to enhance the energy performance of buildings. For consumer purposes, the WER Rating value is converted on a A* to E scale, which is known to the public from electrical products such as fridges and washing machines.