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What is ISO?

The ISO is a non-government, independent organisation that sets international standards for technology and manufacturing. By achieving and maintaining these standards, these certifications confirm that we comply with their quality regulations. The ISO 9001:2015 certification is regarding quality management, whilst the ISO 14001:2015 is concerning environmental standards.

In order to obtain the ISO certifications, we had to choose the right standards to benefit our business. Before any assessments occur, a certification body has to be chosen, which need to be UKAS accredited. The first audit is an assessment of current business practices and any recommendations. Before the second audit, a management system will need to be put in place. During the final audit, you will be assessed to see if you have met their standards.

By obtaining an ISO certification, it is a great way to check that you are constantly finding ways to become more efficient in your business. Here at 1st Homes, we will be audited annually to ensure that we are still meeting their standards. We aim to continually find ways to become more energy-efficient and to provide high-quality products to our customers.

Consistent Assessments
By achieving the ISO certifications, regular assessments will help us and other companies maintain a quality service level.
Prepare For The Future
There are many rapid changes when it comes to manufacturing and the environment; this certification helps us prepare for this.
Improve Practices
The first audit allows us to find places in our business that we can improve on to help us to become more efficient and sustainable.
Globally Recognised
The ISO certifications are globally recognised standards. This allows us to provide products that meet their latest regulations.
Better Outcomes
By improving how we carry out our business, we can provide a better experience for both employees and our customers.

Benefits for Our Customers

By choosing us for your next home improvements project, you can rely on a company that has an efficient system in place. From quotation to installation, we offer a completely reliable service to have a seamless experience. The audits allow us to find ways to improve our services and keep up with the latest standards.

The ISO 14001:2015 certificate, in particular, allows us to focus on our impact on the environment. We are very passionate about renewable energy and are constantly finding more ways to make our products more eco-friendly. By achieving this accreditation, you can benefit from sustainable installations that still boast unrivalled performance.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

The ISO 9001:2015 certification sets standards for a quality management system in an organisation. In order to obtain this certificate, a company must show that they can provide products that meet customers needs and enhance customer satisfaction through the application of the product. This standard is reviewed every five years.

The standards set out in this certification are generalised and can be applied to any business. By applying for this certification, we believed that it would be a great way to improve how we carry out our business to improve the experience for our staff and our customers. We want to ensure that everything we do is done to the highest quality.

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ISO 14001:2015 Certification

As a company that prides itself on looking after the environment, we wanted to obtain this certification. It sets requirements for an effective environmental management system to help companies to reduce their impact on the environment. This standard is reviewed every five years to keep up with any latest updates.

In order to obtain this certification, companies much manage their responsibilities to achieve the following outcomes; improvement of environmental performance, fulfilment of compliance obligations and attainment of environmental objectives. We ensure that we use features such as triple glazing and sustainable materials to promote an eco-friendly product.

What’s Next?

We will continue to maintain a high standard of service to make sure that we retain both these ISO standards. We strive to provide our customers with high-quality products that can help to improve the thermal performance of their homes. Homeowners can start to rely less on using their bills and lower their carbon footprint.

Our uPVC products last between 30-40 years and can be recycled at the end of their lifespan. This will help to reduce waste that ends up in landfill and manufacture eco-friendly products. One uPVC window or door can be recycled up to ten times, boasting around a 350-year lifecycle. By investing in recycled products, we can all do our part to help the environment. Request a quote for our fantastic range of product below!

Our fitting teams will always strive to deliver your project as smoothly as possible, while giving 110%. That’s why 1st Homes are an award winning energy efficient home improvement specialist.

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Contact 1st Homes Today

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1st Homes is a trading style of 1st Homes Ltd, Langford Hall Barn, Witham Road, Langford, Maldon, CM9 4ST, Reg No 08448201. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority FRN680683. We are a credit broker, not a lender, and offer facilities from a panel of lenders. We have a commercial relationship with our lenders and we do not charge any fee to you for the service of introducing you to them.