The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) has published a free guide on how to negotiate the door hardware specification process and get the best possible result.
‘Specification of door hardware – an architect’s guide’ contains the main considerations when specifying architectural ironmongery, information on the risks and how to avoid them, tips on choosing and working with an architectural ironmonger and a glossary of technical terms.
The guide explains the potential of architectural ironmongery and emphasises the importance of working with a Registered Architectural Ironmonger.
Gary Amer, chief executive of the GAI discussed the launch of the architect’s guide. He commented: “Architectural ironmongery has a crucial effect not only on the visual impact of a building but also on its functionality, accessibility, safety and longevity.
We hope this guide will demystify the process involved in choosing architectural ironmongery, and also encourage architects to think about their options early in the process, and get the best possible results with the least hassle.”
The new Aperio® H100 door handle from ASSA ABLOY features the power and flexibility of wireless access control into one slim, smartly designed designed door handle.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Security and Fire Protection
The Talasey Group has announced the launch of the newest landscaping product to hit its portfolio with the new resin bound aggregate system, Resiscape.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Hard Landscaping & Walkways, Innovations & New Products, Landscaping, Posts
Steel edging from EverEdge assures freedom to create winding curves simply, bringing depth to any garden.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Garden, Landscaping, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
REHAU’s grey laminated TOTAL70 windows and doors have been installed in an Essex retirement complex, ensuring both a practical and stylish finish.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Doors, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows