18 May 2015

Glazing system ensures fire safety for 1960s tower block

The 10-storey high-rise block has been transformed, with Wrightstyle completing a glazed tower to provide enhanced staircase access and, most importantly, a protected escape route. Before Wrightstyle installed the new glazing system. Fire Safety The Waltham Forest completion comes weeks after the London Fire Brigade (LFB) revealed figures stating that there had been 684 fires[…]

  • 18 May 2015

07 May 2015

Responsible glazing systems ensure fire safety

Wrightstyle’s Managing Director, Tim Kempster Before modern fire and building regulations, responsibility for the safety of a building and its occupants fell firmly on the shoulders of the building’s owner. Since the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 however, responsibility has shifted across all UK jurisdictions, now requiring commercial premises to have a named ‘responsible[…]

  • 07 May 2015

06 May 2015

BM TRADA present fire door seminar at FIREX

Visitors to FIREX International, held in ExCel London’s South Gallery, will have the opportunity to attend the free seminar, which will provide delegates with an excellent overview of fire door design, manufacture, testing, installation and certification. Fire Doors Explained – Understanding the essentials The seminar will cover a range of topics, including: Anatomy of fire[…]

  • 06 May 2015

05 May 2015

Low energy locking solutions to be showcased at IFSEC

Following the launch of the government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), Abloy is keen to highlight the energy saving benefits of its low energy electric locking solutions. ESOS is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for UK businesses, which requires them to carry out audits of the energy used by their buildings, industrial processes and transport[…]

  • 05 May 2015

27 April 2015

Wireless locks provide access control for Belgian hospital complex

ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio wireless locks have been fitted to protect the Hospital Maria Middelares’ patients and data Originally spread over two sites, the Hospital Maria Middelares has been re-designed as one complex, located in Belgium’s second biggest city, Ghent. The facility will contribute to the city’s growing health care sector. Access control with Aperio Approximately[…]

  • 27 April 2015

16 April 2015

Eco-friendly electric locking solutions from Abloy

Abloy’s range of Low Energy Electric Locks have been designed as a high security eco-friendly locking solution All of Abloy’s handle-controlled locks feature its new energy saving technology. The new low-energy variants can be identified by the use of the letter ’L’ within the name of the product. An eco-friendly electric locking solution Abloy’s Low[…]

  • 16 April 2015

16 April 2015

Yale Lockmaster available on Door-Stop composite doors

The Yale Lockmaster now available on Door-Stop doors The Yale Lockmaster multi-point lock The Lockmaster features a combination of hooks and anti-lift bolts for greater security, and its front door application protects from unauthorised access even when the door is unlocked. Secured by Design accreditation BBA certified for security, performance and corrosion resistance 10 year[…]

  • 16 April 2015

13 April 2015

BM TRADA live demos and seminars at Firex

BM TRADA ‘Passive Fire Protection Demonstration Zone‘ at Firex   BM TRADA live demos and seminars at Firex International Fire door maintenance survey demonstrations The importance of fire door maintenance will be demonstrated on each day of the show when BM TRADA carries out a detailed fire door survey. Visitors will be able to witness[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Aico RadioLINK smoke alarms used in electrical fire safety

Aico alarms used in conjunction with Thermarestor System Thermarestor fits to consumer units and distribution boards to monitor the temperature of electrical connection points. If excessive heat is detected, Thermarestor can isolate the supply remove the potential source of ignition   provide very early warning of the problem via Aico alarms, when linked to an[…]

  • 13 April 2015

01 April 2015

Busting the myths about wireless access control

ASSA ABLOY EMEA’s Vice President, Chris Bone, tackles the myths surrounding wireless access control At the Intersec exhibition, it was forecasted that the Middle East’s wireless access control market would benefit from an annual growth of 15%. Further to this, ASSA ABLOY has used its own data to predict that wireless locks will make up[…]

  • 01 April 2015