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Darker evenings spark security concerns for younger homeowners
New research reveals that younger homeowners are more security conscious than those over the age of 65. The research, conducted by HOPPE UK, has shown that three quarters of homeowners aged 18-34 worry about their home security more as the … Continue reading
Are you up to Standard?
When asked to write an article for Locksmith Magazine I asked: “why me”, followed shortly by “what’s this to do with National Security Inspectorate?”  Many of you will be familiar with NSI as the best known third party certification body … Continue reading
Guidance on fire door safety from the GAI
Specifiers and manufacturers that provide products relating to fire protection or escape should regularly review their own policies, products and practices. Douglas Masterson, technical manager of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongery (GAI), gives some practical advice on correct and compliant … Continue reading
Creating Clarity Around CE Marking
Correct fire door hardware can save lives. Building owners and contractors are responsible for ensuring that fire doors have the correct certification, but certification can be quite a tricky subject. There are different bodies, keywords, and standards to be aware … Continue reading
SMARTlock delivers the perfect Eco friendly security
When the owners of the Eckland Lodge, a new development of Eco-friendly offices based at the Eckland Lodge Business Park near Market Harborough, Northamptonshire, required an efficient access control system across their range of individual office accommodations, the SMARTlock from … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Security Doors makes significant investment in new Salvagnini technology
ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has invested in a number of new technologies at its Lisburn manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland. Two new Salvagnini systems are set to … Continue reading