Lucideon and Kiwa BDA Announce Official Collaboration
Lucideon and Kiwa BDA have formed an official collaborative agreement to test materials, products and structures, and to help construction product manufacturers achieve approval and certification.
Kiwa BDA is an independent, international certification body with expertise in developing certification guidelines for a wide range of building products. With offices in over 40 countries across the world, its offerings include the BDA Agrément service which provides independent information on the performance of products and systems, including their contribution to compliance with UK Building Regulations.
Steve Newman, Product Manager at Lucideon, said:
“This collaboration will benefit all parties as it allows Lucideon and Kiwa BDA to draw on each other’s experience and expertise. For our clients, it means that the whole process is streamlined with a single point of contact being able to deliver all the required services through the use of both company’s resources.”
Chris Forshaw, Business Development Manager at Kiwa BDA, added:
“We're delighted to be working with Lucideon to support our Building Agrément service for construction materials that have passed rigorous testing procedures. It's the thoroughness of the testing, inspection and assessment process that adds the value to the Building Agrément.”
Lucideon operates from offices in the UK and the USA with a dedicated, multi-storey structural testing facility in the UK. Lucideon tests raw materials, products and structures to deliver insight, to help its clients understand and improve their materials and products, and meet regulatory requirements.