Another Industry First for Listers

Date: 30 July 2008
Source: Lister Trade Frames Limited
While the BFRC Window Energy Ratings scheme is now starting to gain some real momentum, Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have been at the forefront of the initiative since its conception.

They currently hold no less than 20 certificates under the scheme demonstrating their commitment to continual improvement of their products thermal performance.

Less than a year since Listers made ‘C’ energy rated products their standard trade window, they have now announced another industry first by adding the BS7950, Secured by Design Standard, to their new low cost ‘A’ rated windows without adding any premium.

The last six months has seen a lot of emphasis being placed on the ‘holy grail’ of a low cost ‘A’ energy rated window with only a handful of manufacturers achieving it. Listers were one of the first to realise this goal and received their BFRC accreditation at Glassex earlier this year. So why have they now raised the specification even further when this product is already at the forefront of our industry?

It’s all about staying ahead of the market, according to Mark Warren, Listers Managing Director, “There has been an enormous amount of energy (pardon the pun) put into raising the thermal performance of windows over the last two years, and we have maximised these benefits for our customers. But just because a window achieves an ‘A’ energy rating doesn’t mean that it’s the best overall product. The fact remains that Window Energy Ratings are just a single part of what it takes to be the best.

Retail window customers are much more discerning about all aspects of double glazing than they have ever been, and while there is a big rise in questions about the environment, global warming and rising energy costs, people are still just as interested in the quality of the product and its security level.”

The launch by Listers of their new Elitis A+ Window range seems to answer all these questions, having a reputation for quality manufacture, using lead free profiles and now boasting the top level of both energy and security performance to the Secured by Design standard, Listers certainly have one of the most highly specified windows around.

“This gives our trade customers a real advantage and simplifies their sales message” Says Mark, “Now they can offer the best specified product on the market at a single all inclusive price.”

 Lister Trade Frames Limited. 01782 205605. /

600450 Another Industry First for Listers

Others also read

CGH to exhibit architectural glass solutions at GlassBuild America
CGH will be joined in booth #751 by J.E. Berkowitz (JEB), Dlubak Specialty Glass, Global Security Glazing, Solar Seal, and Columbia Commercial Building Products.
SentryGlas® delivers clarity, strength and safety at Shum Yip Upperhills
Laminated glass using SentryGlas® was chosen for safety and insulating glass was specified to improve thermal performance.
Epwin Glass unaffected by glass shortage
Recent reports suggest there is a glass shortage in the UK that is threatening to affect the supply of glass IGUs to the industry.
New: arcon decochrome oHT – chrome mirror with optional tempering
arcon decochrome oHT – mirror-like lustre in chrome.
Red Dot Award for round design - LAMILUX
Second award for LAMILUX CI System Glass Element F100 round design.
Luminous White Walls at Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1
Luminous White Walls at Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1.

From industry

Schaliënhoevedreef 20-D,
2800 Mechelen

10924 Granite Street, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28273
United States

Polígono Industrial El Bayo, parcela I, 19
24492 Cubillos del Sil León

Add new comment