19 Jan, 2022

Bluesky Certification has extended its UKAS accreditation to include a new certification scheme for the Installation of Fire Resistant Windows and Glazed Screens. The new scheme has been developed to […]

05 Jan, 2021

5 years ago Bluesky Certification started, to fulfil a need in the market for a credible certification body which offered high levels of service to its customers. The first few […]

17 Jul, 2020

Bluesky Certification has recently completed its’ UKAS reassessment. In addition to the normal annual surveillance visit program, every 4 years we have to go through a complete re-assessment of everything […]

12 Jun, 2020

Bluesky Certification has extended its UKAS accreditation to include the recently launched fire stopping installation scheme. This important achievement demonstrates the credibility of the scheme to both customers and specifiers. […]

22 May, 2020

Randalls Contractors Ltd, has extended its certification to include the recently launched Bluesky Firestopping Installation Scheme and the Bluesky Fire Door Inspection scheme. This makes them the first company to […]

27 Apr, 2020

Bluesky Certification has launched a new certification scheme for the Installation of Firestopping Seals. The Scheme has been developed to provide confidence to fire stopping installers, building owners, specifiers and […]

26 Jun, 2019

See our article in the Housing Association yearbook about the critical safety requirements of fire resistant doorsets. where we talk about manufacturing, installation and maintenance and the benefits of third […]

19 Jun, 2019

Hailsham-based trade fabricator TRADESMITH and certification body BLUESKY used the FIT Show to highlight the impact of noise on everyday lives, using an ‘A’ rated acoustic Deceuninck window.   Read […]

19 Jun, 2019

Bereco’s Director Nicola Harrison along with Simon Beer, Managing Director of Bluesky Certification presented a live seminar at the Fit Show 2019. The 40 minute seminar discussed the role that […]

28 Nov, 2018

Unwanted noise is a blight on people’s lives and more than one in ten house moves is reported to be to escape unbearable noise. For this reason, Tradesmith has worked […]

28 Nov, 2018

A recent World Health Organisation study states that three in one hundred deaths in the UK are caused by exposure to noise. Noise is now ranked second amongst all environmental […]

19 Nov, 2018

Washington & Riley has added Bluesky’s Fire Door Maintenance Scheme to its scope of certification. The Staffordshire based company wanted to stand out from others in the marketplace, and Bluesky’s […]

21 Oct, 2018

An Englishman’s home is his castle is a phrase that has been around for centuries. It means that English people believe that they should be able to control what happens […]

01 Oct, 2018

When fast-growing West Port’s full-time head of certification left the business, the company had a problem. Always priding itself on an uncompromising commitment to excellence across the board, the firm […]

11 Jul, 2018

Noise is increasingly becoming an issue in urban areas, and research is increasingly linking noise disturbance to serious mental and physical health issues, as highlighted by this article. Fitting noise […]

10 Apr, 2018

Independent certification and testing is extremely important to Bereco, supplier of high quality, high specification windows and doors, and after a recent switch, it’s Bluesky Certification who is delivering the […]

09 Mar, 2018

Swift Joinery Manufacturers Ltd has switched to the Bluesky Certification General Performance Windows and Doors, and Enhanced Security Windows and Doors that meet the requirement for the Secured by Design […]

15 Jan, 2018

Fire safety has been top of the agenda for the wrong reason in 2017. Read Simon’s thoughts on it in Glass News Magazine.

08 Nov, 2017

With all the publicity surrounding fire doors, Bluesky Certification is offering a one-day training course about fire doors at Cambridge Fire Research on Tuesday 13 March 2018. “The aim of […]

07 Nov, 2017

Bracknell based R and M Windows and Conservatories Ltd has joined the Bluesky Certified Installer scheme for both windows and doors, and conservatories. The family-orientated business has been installing windows, […]

07 Oct, 2017

Westport has achieved certification with Bluesky for the manufacture of timber windows and doorsets to BS644 and PAS 24 to meet the requirements for Secured by Design. Sean Parnaby, Westport’s […]

06 Jul, 2017

  Bluesky Certification, the fire, security and acoustics certification experts, adds Notified Body status for product certification for panic exit doorsets and fire resistant doorsets. The latest addition means Bluesky […]

05 Jul, 2017

Secured by Design have recently reviewed and accepted our Survey and Installation scheme for windows and doors as meeting their requirements. Installers can therefore now achieve full Secured by Design […]

04 Jun, 2017

Over recent years, the awareness of various important safety aspects of window and door installations has increased. It is now unlikely that an installer would be unaware of the requirement […]

04 Jun, 2017

Many installers would look at an apartment block requiring replacement windows as a dream contract. However, that dream could quickly become a nightmare, if the Building Regulations specific to these […]

03 May, 2017

Tradesmith has achieved certification with Bluesky for the manufacture of windows and doorsets to BS7412 and PAS 24, to meet Secured by Design requirements. Mark Hutchinson, Managing Director of Tradesmith […]

03 May, 2017

The turn of a year is a good time to review your ongoing contracts, to verify that you are getting a good deal. In today’s market, 3rd party certification for […]

02 Feb, 2017

  The Glazerite UK Group Ltd has joined the newly-established Bluesky Certification scheme in partnership with the Network VEKA ACE initiative which provides many additional benefits. The company is the […]

02 Feb, 2017

Everglade Windows has achieved certification with Bluesky for the manufacture of windows and doorsets to PAS 24. Managing Director Yogesh Gopal said “We were looking to start working with a […]

02 Nov, 2016

Bluesky Certification has achieved recognition by Secured By Design for its certification for its Enhanced Security Door and Window schemes to PAS 24. This follows Bluesky Certification achieving accreditation for […]

02 Nov, 2016

The link between living near busy roads and the effect on health has now made the national news following the study released by The Lancet, with analysis of a major […]

01 Nov, 2016

I have recently been reading various studies that have been carried out to investigate the effect of noise on health. These studies show a clear link between exposure to excessive […]

01 Sep, 2016

Simon Beer has launched Bluesky Certification, specialising in the certification of doors, windows, glass and fire resistant products. “Our conversations with customers have identified a need for credible certification, which […]

01 Sep, 2016

Bluesky Certification is now a UKAS accredited certification body, No. 9413. UKAS accreditation is a requirement for acceptance by bodies such as Secured By Design and the NHBC, as it […]

30 May, 2016

Simon Beer of Calibso considers the benefits of acoustic windows and doors, sharing his experience of them being installed. A typical urban housing estate will be subject to a wide […]

29 May, 2016

Simon Beer, Managing Director of Calibso discusses the perils of not complying with the new Building Regulations for security in dwellings. The introduction of a regulation is not new for […]

27 May, 2016

A new regulation has come into force, changing the way doors and windows need to be certified. Approved Document Q (AD Q) came into effect on 1 October 2015, meaning […]

21 May, 2016

Following a number of enquiries from the industry, Calibso has launched a new website to explain how to comply with Approved Document Q. The website is aimed at manufacturers, installers […]

20 May, 2016

Simon Beer has has left BM TRADA to form Calibso Limited. Simon developed and ran certification schemes relating to doors, windows and fire resistant products for 10 years, before handing […]


UKAS regularly scrutinise Bluesky Certification's policies and procedures, enabling us to deliver credible 3rd party certification.


Our own reputation together with the accreditation held with UKAS, means that our schemes are widely recognised by controlling authorities including Secured by Design and the NHBC.


Our highly skilled team together with rigorous requirements means that joining our schemes sets you apart from your competitors.


We recognise that our customers are central to our business and as such, Bluesky's friendly team is ready to respond promptly to your enquiry.

If you would like to discuss certification, please email or call us on 01753 303828