Abloy UK has released a new RIBA approved CPD course to inform on the aspects of electric locking for fire and/or escape door applications.
Managers of buildings are legally obliged to adhere to Fire and Escape standards when ti comes to access control.
Abloy’s CPD covers traditional requirements for escape and panic doors, for example when a door is electronically controlled for access, there must be a mechanical means of escape in the event of an emergency.
The new escape door standards define what is and what is not acceptable as an escape door solution. It explains that any door that has a fire exit requirement must be fitted with fire tested products, to ensure the route to escape is never compromised.
The CPD covers traditional requirements for escape and panic doors and ‘Dynamic Lockdown’ which enables escape for the occupants of a building and prevents unauthorised access to areas by compartmentalising zones in buildings.
It is available at the Abloy Academy but can be presented to local groups throughout the UK by arrangement. The CPD is recommended for anyone directly responsible for specifying and installing fire and escape doors or related equipment.
Phone: 01902 364500
Fax: 01902 364501
Newton Waterproofing Systems are pleased to announce the Newton Specification Partnership (NSP), which was formed this year as a result of Newton’s desire to improve the process of designing and specifying waterproofing systems.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Damp & Waterproofing, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation
Safeguard Europe’s Dryzone high-performance plasters collection is a range of breathable modern plasters designed to stop salt migration and aid drying on damp walls.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Render, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
For premises looking to secure rooms in busy public spaces, such as commercial offices, healthcare buildings and retail environments, Code Handle® from ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware provides a stylish, secure and easy-to-fit solution.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Doors, Health & Safety, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection
Grove Road Community Primary School, one of Harrogate’s oldest schools, has recently refurbished its main reception using a selection of high-performance paint solutions and an attractive heritage colour scheme from Crown Trade.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation