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UNION launches new Fire Door Kit range
27th November 2019
UNION is cutting the hassle out of sourcing fire door hardware with its new Fire Door Kits, featuring a complete range of pre-selected products that work seamlessly together, look good and meet every relevant standard. The role of a fire … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY advises industry and professionals on fire safety liability
19th November 2019
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising fire safety professionals on the importance of properly certified hardware and training, following warnings from experts in fire safety law that they may now be deemed responsible for any breaches. Liability … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions launches Fire Door Safety Guide
18th October 2019
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has continued to support Fire Door Safety Week (23 – 29 September 2019) by launching a Fire Door Guide to help guide specifiers, building owners and facilities managers in the best practices when … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY launches new intumescent kit to ensure fire door integrity
17th October 2019
The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new intumescent kit range, which ensures the integrity of a fire doorset is not compromised by morticed ironmongery. These new kits will be … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions events ‘Unlock Compliance’ for Fire Door Safety Week 2019
30th August 2019
Fire doors are often the first line of defence in a fire, yet the strict specification, maintenance and management of these doorsets is still not fully understood. This is something that ASSA ABLOY is passionate about changing. So, to coincide … Continue reading
Extra Safety for Extra Care
27th August 2019
Extra safety has been incorporated into an extra care housing development for over 55s courtesy of GEZE UK. A natural smoke ventilation system which combines automated smoke and heat extraction has been installed into Lawson House – a new independent … Continue reading
GGF Set to Raise Profile of Fire Resistant Glazing
22nd May 2019
FIREX International returns to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 with a packed agenda of timely, informative and entertaining seminars, presentations, case studies and educational sessions…and the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is at the heart of it all. FIREX … Continue reading
GGF Set to Raise Profile of Fire Resistant Glazing
21st May 2019
FIREX International returns to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 with a packed agenda of timely, informative and entertaining seminars, presentations, case studies and educational sessions…and the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is at the heart of it all. FIREX … Continue reading
Safety and freedom of movement at each Peach Childcare
10th May 2019
Each Peach Childcare in Hove, East Sussex, provides quality childcare and education for children from new babies to five years old. “We have 70-80 children on an average day here at Each Peach so it is a very lively environment,” … Continue reading
How to be compliant with fire safety
26th April 2019
Fire safety is often overlooked as, luckily, fires don’t happen all the time. Companies that don’t have the right precautions in place are more likely to lose stock, property and even their business. In the worst circumstances, lives can be … Continue reading
International Experts Join the Worldwide Fight Againt Fire
3rd January 2019
Leading lights in fire safety have been appointed by the International Fire Safety Standards Coalition [IFSS] to help improve building safety worldwide. A core group of twenty-two leading fire safety experts was appointed to the coalition’s standards setting committee that … Continue reading
Firefighting revolutionised with ground-breaking new liquid
16th November 2018
New liquid able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire (A, B, C, D, E, & F). Environmentally friendly, cools to touch, and requires small volumes to put out a fire. The time it takes to extinguish a fire has … Continue reading
Fire door safety ignored despite Grenfell tragedy
8th October 2018
Despite the shocking tragedy of the Grenfell fire in London last summer, an online poll has revealed that 50% of tradespeople don’t feel confident in advising customers on fire door safety. Despite extensive media coverage about the dangers of inadequate … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY UK launches thought-provoking whitepaper in response to Hackitt’s Independent Review
6th September 2018
ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The whitepaper summarises practical recommendations … Continue reading