FAQ: The abbreviation FENSA stands for FENESTRATION - SELF ASSESSMENT.
The uk dictionary definition of the word fenestral or fenestrate is " belonging to or like a window" The word fenestration is "the arrangement of windows in a building". FENSA is used by double glazing uk trade companies to certify that their replacement windows and doors installed comply with Building Regulations Document L (and more), actually checking av. 1% of all replacement windows installations.
Did You Know?
An understanding of the times:
Gigantic inflation in house prices through the 1970's was the crucial problem for much of the population. Although modest Government and local authority support was given to some first-time buyers, at no time did the number of mortgages available match the demand. The average manual worker in the mid 1970's would have had to work only 18 minutes to earn a pint of beer, whereas in 1950 he would have had to work 34 minutes, affluent times indeed!
It would have been so easy to show you lots of impressive showroom type photos of new double glazing installations in this section, but I rarely do things the easy way! Instead I have chosen to show you a selection of photos taken by me whilst 'out and about' to illustrate the main house building styles of the last 100 odd years, and the windows and doors that go with them.