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Jon Vanstone has been appointed new Chair of Certass, the specialists in installer certification for the building fabrics industry.
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  The Residence Collection has just unveiled a dedicated new website for the trade at residencecollectiontrade.co.uk that’s been designed as a complete resource hub for the three in one system.
part of a pack including brochures, case studies, wallcharts, door drops and a planning and conservation guide for R9. In addition, there is also a dedicated page on colour which includes dedicated colour guides by system, including wallcharts and visitors to the website can also request free sample swatches by system.
Jon joins Certass with a wealth of industry knowledge and he holds several positions in trade bodies and associations. He is chair of the Trade Association Forum (TAF) and the Competent Persons Forum (CPF), Trustmark Director and RoofCert Delivery Director.
 R2, R7 and R9 all benefit from a dedicated landing platform on the new site showcasing design philosophies, performance, a clever interactive glazing bead designer, along with a wide range of hardware and ancillaries, including the deep, period-inspired Radlington Cill. There is also a colour selector that presents all of the unique and inspiring colour and woodgrain options that are available across The Residence Collection.
Sarah Hitchings, sales and marketing director commented: ‘The existing website for The Residence Collection is visually stunning with the information carefully orchestrated for the consumer and architect. Yet we had a need to create something equally as impressive, but with key messages, content and downloads for the trade.
Jon says: “Certass as an organisation appealed to me because it champions the local installation companies that are dedicated to great workmanship and best practice. Going forward, we want to continue to promote members and grow our services to ensure that our membership offers real value to home improvement companies.”
businesses for exciting opportunities that lie ahead.
There are a wide range of marketing materials available for download or that can be ordered as
She continued: ‘This new platform is the perfect environment in which the trade can experience our considerable products USP’s, unrivalled marketing support and ultimately strong financial returns.’
With schemes covering more than 2.5 million installed products, Certass specialises in installer and product certification for a wide range of home improvements including glazing and solid conservatory roofs.
As well as growing their current offering, Jon will work with the team to plan ahead for future regulation and best practice improvements. His existing industry positions mean that members will be some of the most well-informed tradesmen in the UK, helping them to prepare their
Jason Clemmit, MD at Certass says: “We’re really pleased to have Jon on-board as part of the team. We’re focussed on using our combined industry and technical knowledge to create new ways to help installers get even more out of their membership and grow their businesses.”
  south east vision - may 2018
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