“Having the SBD stamp of approval is really important to us in enhancing our reputation and setting us apart from our competitors”
The industry leading provider of modern window solutions, SIEGENIA have renewed their membership with the official police security initiative, Secured by Design (SBD), achieving Police Preferred Specification (PPS) on their ‘Titan AF Concealed Tilt & Turn System’.
SIEGENIA are part of the SIEGENIA Group, one of the world’s leading companies for hardware, ventilation and building technology, offering a wide range of high-quality, award-winning products, solutions and services. With their progressively modern and sleek designs with added security features, SIEGENIA offer customers with greater peace of mind when it comes to securing their homes.
Developing modern home solutions that bring spaces to life, SIEGENIA produces and supplies a comprehensive and impressive portfolio of products and systems and are recognised as the leading system provider of room comfort; a theme that they believe to be the future of home security and design.
Secured by Design (SBD) is an initiative owned by the UK Police Service that works to improve the security of buildings and their immediate surroundings, with the specific aim to reduce crime and help people live more safely. SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK. There are currently many hundreds of member companies producing thousands of attack resistant crime prevention products, across 30 different crime categories.
SBD plays a significant role in the planning process to design out crime in a wide range of building sectors, achieving undeniable success, including one million homes built to SBD standards, with reductions in crime of up to 87%.
Their undeniable role in crime prevention can be further witnessed within their product-based accreditation scheme known as Police Preferred Specification (PPS) that successfully provides a recognised standard for all security products that can deter and reduce crime.
SIEGENIA positions itself on the market with products, solutions and services that offer burglary protection and window repairs, supplying windows that thanks to best burglar resistance, “don’t give burglars a chance”. With an innovative and wide-ranging product portfolio for modern window, door and comfort systems, their solutions increase accessibility, and above all, offer security and peace of mind for the homeowner.
Ryan Thompson, General Manager at SIEGENIA commented: “We are extremely proud to be a member of SBD. As a provider of high-quality security-focused solutions, having the SBD stamp of approval is really important to us in enhancing our reputation and setting us apart from our competitors. SBD is a great tool for homeowners when looking to upgrade their security, especially during the current trend for home renovations".
SIEGENIA represent and produce effective anti-intruder protected products, that are manufactured using high-quality material, making their windows practically impossible to pry open. Their products also provide additional modern benefits, including interlocking elements with secure mushroom shape, anti-intruder protection up to resistance class RC3 and monitoring via an app or integration in a central alarm system.
Ruari Robertson, Development Officer at Secured by Design added: “I am delighted that Siegenia have renewed their valued membership for a further three years and look forward to enhancing our relationship further during this time”.
Established over 30 years ago, SBD works with many partner organisations ranging from the Home Office, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, right through to local authorities, housing associations, architects, developers and manufacturers. SBD also maintains close links with standards authorities and certification bodies to ensure it remains up to date with emerging criminal trends.
Products are subjected to vigorous testing and auditing by an accredited third-party organisation before being allowed to carry the SBD logo – this is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security related products in the UK.
With over one million homes built to SBD standards, witnessing reductions in crime of up to 87%, SBD plays a hugely significant role in the process of designing out crime by good design. As a result, sustainable reductions in crime have been witnessed each and every year. You can become a member after testing and passing security standards specified by SBD, our dedicated development officers are ready to guide you through the complete process. Find out more at: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/sbd-membership.
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