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ift Rosenheim: Testing Institute for the Evaluation of the Fitness for Use of Construction Products

ift Rosenheim is an internationally active, technical-scientific service provider and specialist as testing institute for the evaluation of the fitness for use of construction products. The spectrum of ift Rosenheim comprises among other things window tests according to EN 14351-1, facade tests according to EN 13830, fire tests according to EN 16034 as well as glass and building material tests. As notified test laboratory and product certification body, ift Rosenheim can issue for the manufacturer test and classification reports for CE marking as well certificates of constancy of performance.

News of ift Rosenheim

Current news of the testing institute and of research, technics and standardization regarding topics like Construction Products Regulation and CE marking, building material test, tests according to EN 14351-1, EN 13830 and EN 16034, certification, expert opinions and trainings for windows, facades, doors and gates.


English Installation Seminar

On July 17 and 18, the two-day seminar "Installation of windows and front doors" was held in Rosenheim for the first time in English. 20 participants from 9 different countries learned the essential criteria for professional planning and execution for sealing and fastening.   Modern window con...

Fenstermontage in hochwärmedämmendem Ziegelmauerwerk

Um weiterhin monolithisch mit Ziegelmauerwerk bauen zu können und trotzdem die Anforderungen der EnEV zu erfüllen, wurden die Steine in den letzten Jahren wärmetechnisch optimiert. Dies hatte jedoch gleichzeitig eine Reduzierung der mechanischen Festigkeit zur Folge. Die Befestigung von Fenstern wird...

Professional window installation international

The professional installation of windows is described in detail in the "Guideline for installation of windows and external pedestrian doors for new buildings and renovations". However, the implementation of installation situations and building connections is complex and time-consuming. This is where ...

Installation in China

Modern window constructions offer ideal thermal and sound insulation as well as a high degree of security and user-friendliness. The professional installation of windows and doors is an important part of this. From 25 to 29 June 2018, the ift seminar "Installation of windows and external pedestrian d...

Opening of ift Hellas

On June 27, 2018, the opening of ift Hellas, representing ift Rosenheim in Greece, was celebrated in Thessaloniki. More than 70 guests, including representatives of the Greek government, industry and other guests of honour were present at the conclusion of the contract between Dimitrios Moustakidis (...

Further news are listed in press releases and technical articles/interviews.

Evaluation of the Fitness for Use of Construction Products since 1966:

For more than 50 years, the testing institute Rosenheim is specialised on the holistic approach of building components and constructions. The institute supports with its testing expertise and experience the business sector windows, facades and doors regarding the standardization, research, approval and reports. For example, the function, the fitness for use and the quality of construction elements and building materials are explored with focus on windows, facades, doors and gates as well as roof and glazing systems. Furthermore, the research and test spectrum comprises all necessary building material and accessory materials like sealants, hardware and electric drive units. A broad customer structure, strict controls of external accreditation authorities and the own economic strength ensure the independence of the institute.

Wide-ranging Performance Profile of ift Rosenheim

As Europe-wide notified testing, surveillance and certification body, practical and integrated tests as well as certification are the priorities of ift Rosenheim. In addition, a graduated ift-quality mark has been developed that is based on clearly defined criteria and tests as well as regular surveillance. People interested in building can rely on competence and neutrality. Further services are, among other things, the compilation of expert opinions by ift Centre of Technical Experts, research and development projects as well as seminars at ift Academy. Furthermore, the institute provides useful information especially for the end consumer by ifz (information centre for windows and facades, doors and gates, glass and building material e.V.), technical advice by the hotline and many other services.


If you are looking for a notified product certification body fire safety or you need a professional evaluation of the fitness for use of construction products, please do not hesitate to contact us. We assist you with decade-long experience and expert knowledge.

Constructional fire protection saves lives!

What happens during fire safety tests with big building materials? A new ift-video shows the process.
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ift Technology Center

A modern test and research center for large-size facades, doors, gates, windows, sliding doors, glass elements and wall units.  More information

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