Quality Control

With over 25 years experience in the industry ADVANCED TIMBERFRAME are specialist in the design, manufacture and installation of quality timberframe structures. Our client base includes self builders of private homes and developers of multiple housing developments. We manufacture and install homes based on our clients architects designs in the strictest quality control process.

NSAI Timber Frame Quality Approval Scheme

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) Timber Frame Manufacturers’ Quality
Approval Scheme is for firms that:

  • Design and/or manufacture timber frame buildings for the Irish market.
  • Have in operation, or agree to implement within an agreed time period, a Quality System for
    the design and manufacture of timber frame building components, approved by the NSAI.
  • Have a NSAI approved Quality Control Supervisor responsible for the operation of the Quality
    System and for liaison with NSAI.


The scheme is applies either to companies that manufacture domestic dwellings not exceeding 4
storeys in height or is applicable to non-domestic buildings. The quality approval scheme is not
applicable to on-site fabrication of panels (‘stick building’). The scheme is based on the
requirements of the Irish Building Regulations, the Technical Guidance Documents to the Irish
Building Regulations and relevant Irish and British standards.

Assessment for Membership

The applicant company is assessed by NSAI. The assessment includes an inspection visit to the
plant and an evaluation of the applicant’s quality system including:

  • Design
  • Quality procedures related to design and manufacture
  • Material specifications
  • Manufacturing process
  • Manufacturing information and documentation
  • Production facilities
  • Site information and documentation
  • Quality records
  • Personnel
  • Training