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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.


Fazit Rosenheimer Fenstertage 2019

Das Motto „Fenster for Future“ war gut gewählt und zog über 800 Teilnehmer aus 24 Ländern zu den 47. Rosenheimer Fenstertagen. Viele Vorträge drehten sich um den Klimawandel, denn die Auswirkungen dieser zentralen Herausforderung treffen den Gebäudesektor in besonderer Weise. Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfer...

1st Architects' Day Windows + Facades on 23 January 2020 in Berlin

Nationwide, there is a bottleneck and a backlog of schools and day-care centers, which will keep builders, planners and construction companies busy for the next few years. According to new scientific and medical findings, the building envelope has a major influence on learning conditions, especially ...

New iftLAB in Arnsberg (NRW)

Lead expertise, speed and international recognition are important success factors for the development of components and accessories. This applies in particular to necessary tests for the development of new windows or doors as well as special solutions for demanding construction projects (company head...

New ift test laboratory "Building acoustics + facades" in Rosenheim

Windows, facades, gates and prefabricated wall and floor elements are becoming larger, heavier and more complex. At the same time, the demands on sound insulation are increasing, especially for high-quality properties and buildings in noisy areas. In addition, there are new requirements for sound tes...

Status Product standard Interior doors EN 14351-2

The European Standards Committee CEN TC 33 has been informed by the EU Commission services that contrary to the previous information, it is no longer to be expected that the product standards for interior doors, EN 14351-2, will be published in the EU Official Journal in November/December. In concret...

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.

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