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Lignum, by The Joinery Network, is the UK’s first timber window and door system with the Secured by Design Police Preferred Specification, available exclusively to joiners. 

The full UKAS test registered and third party checked Lignum system includes flush casement, box sash and spring balance vertical sliding windows, along with French, single, entrance and bifold doors. Secured by Design rigorously tests security, robustness and long lasting use to ensure safe living environments can be achieved.  

Owen Dare, Founder Director of The Joinery Network, says: “The Joinery Network is all about improving both standards and opportunities for UK joiners. Secured by Design status offers joiners an exclusive edge and credibility, and allows them to reach the new build market, where Secured by Design status is required. 

“Secured by Design ensures all Lignum products are made to the same police preferred standards, which means joiners can select any of our Lignum Manufacturers to manufacture the range.” 

The Joinery Network worked with Lignum Manufacturer JF Joinery to undergo the Secured by Design tests, and JF Joinery are the first of many manufacturers who are set to undergo the stringent audit. 

Doug Skins, Development Officer at Secured by Design, said: “I am delighted that The Joinery Network have joined Secured by Design, with their Lignum system of timber windows and doors having achieved Secured by Design’s Police Preferred Specification.  This is great news for small and medium joineries who wish to produce Secured by Design windows and doors and I look forward to working with The Joinery Network over the coming years.” 

The Secured by Design Lignum system has also been tested to PAS 24:2016, Document Q, BS 6375: 1, Document L1B, and Document M certification, offering joiners the most superior range of timber windows and doors. 

The Joinery Network, the co-operative set up to support joinery manufacturers and improve quality in the timber industry through genuine certification, designed and developed the Lignum range to fill the gap in the market for fully certified timber windows and doors. 

To combat lead time issues on PVCu, there’s never been a better time for installers to look at adding timber to their range, and The Joinery Network’s new Lignum suite of timber windows & doors could be the golden ticket for more profit in 2021.

The Joinery Network, the co-operative set up to support joinery manufacturers and improve quality in the timber industry through genuine certification, has launched Lignum – the UK’s first timber window and door system that fully complies with Building Regulations.

The Lignum range by The Joinery Network is the first complete UK timber window & door system with full PAS 24:2016, Document Q, BS 6375: 1, Document L1B, and Document M certification, available exclusively to joinery manufacturers.

“Timber windows and doors have become one of the fastest growing home improvement and construction products post-lockdown,” says Owen Dare, one of the Founder Directors of The Joinery Network.

“Windows are no longer a distress purchase – instead, homeowners choose to improve their homes with new windows that add style and character and meet demands for more sustainable products. Timber is the ideal choice for this, and we believe Lignum by The Joinery Network is the golden ticket for glazing installers.”

Fully accredited and designed for UK homes, the Lignum range includes flush casement, box sash and spring balance vertical sliding windows, along with French, single, entrance and bifold doors.

Owen adds: “The Joinery Network was formed to deliver safe and legal PAS 24:2016 certification for timber windows and doors, creating more opportunities for joinery manufacturers.”

Window & door manufacturers can choose the products they need, get licences for each product against each test result, and cascade the data to use as their own.

To find out more about the Lignum range of timber windows and doors, visit www.thejoinerynetwork.co.uk.

The Joinery Network is exhibiting at the 2021 virtual Homebuilding and Renovating Show.

The co-operative of industry experts backing timber window and door manufacturers, will be launching the new Lignum timber window and door system to homeowners, promoting the benefits of choosing timber for self-build, refurbishment and renovation projects.

Andy Ball, Founder Director at The Joinery Network and Managing Director of Balls2 Marketing, says: “We’re really excited to be a part of the virtual Homebuilding and Renovating Show. It’s a great way to meet people looking for home improvements and while it won’t be face to face this year, we are hoping to get some good conversations with homeowners looking at choosing timber windows and doors.

“There’s always been an interest for real timber windows. However, many homeowners can only get their hands on timber-replica PVCu windows. Concerns about climate change are causing consumers to make more ethical buying choices, and there’s a growing desire for sustainable products. That’s why we created Lignum – a direct response to the need for easily accessible, certified timber windows in the UK.

“We’re looking forward to speaking directly with homeowners to let them know about our network of certified joinery manufacturers who can offer PAS 24:2016, weather tested timber windows and doors through our licences.”

The Lignum range includes fully tested and accredited flush casement, box sash and spring balance vertical sliding windows, along with French, single, entrance and bifold doors.

The 2021 Homebuilding and Renovating will be taking place online from 16-17 January 2021 and visitors to the show can register here: https://homebuildingshowwinter.vfairs.com/en/registration