Window and door entrepreneurs looking for new opportunities can now express their interest and participate in an early market consultation for a new framework to be released later this year.
The window and door frame – which provides PVC-u (U11) and timber (T5) products as individual workflows in a single frame – is sourced from a purchasing specialist. LHC.
The framework will be made available to public sector organizations for both residential and non-residential projects.
U11 and T5 build on existing frameworks and will deliver improved performance towards the provisional uplift of Part L regulations and the full Future Homes Standard regulation expected in 2025.
In total, three working shutters should be available as part of the windows and doors: wood and PVC-u windows and doors with improved performance options, and a third to cover aluminum clad wood windows. , which is a new dedicated work stream.
“Helping public sector clients”
Dean Fazackerley, Technical Purchasing Manager, said: “Our window and door frames are always popular, and we expect interest in wood to continue to increase as sustainability requirements grow.
“It is also essential that these new frameworks help our public sector clients comply with future and improved Part L regulations and the Future Homes standard. We will therefore seek evidence of product performance from bidding contractors, with an emphasis on u values. , durability and life cycle costs.
The LHC is currently in the planning stage and is looking to engage with interested parties to further refine the framework ahead of the publication of tender documents later this year.
The LHC encourages anyone interested in submitting to express their interest in the project via the eTendering portal, as well as to register to participate in one of the three information webinars organized on Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 July. .
To express your interest in one or both of the U11 and T5 frameworks, find out how to register for webinars and receive further updates, visit the Proactis page.