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Gilgen Door Systems UK Ltd


Gilgen Door Systems is a global leader in the manufacture of automatic doors, industrial doors and sliding wall systems designed to improve accessibility, security & energy efficiency within buildings. Since 1961 it has built a blue-chip client base and a enviable reputation for product excellence and innovation across an extensive range of entrance solutions. Gilgen automatic doors improve accessibility and convenience in many environments including hospitals, care homes, colleges, transport hubs, retail outlets and offices. Its automatic doors meet the requirements set out in BS EN16005, the Equality Act and Part M building regulations. The company offers a bespoke design service for special applications, whilst installations and service is delivered through its national team of professional service engineers. Gilgen's range includes: Automatic sliding doors, swing door operators, automatic folding doors, curved sliding doors, fire doors, burglar resistant doors and thermally insulated doors. The company's industrial door range provides security and efficient vehicular access across a vast range of different applications. The range includes: Security shutters to LPS1175 level 5, commercial roller shutters, steel hinged doors, high speed doors, sectional overhead doors and fire doors.

CPD Material (8)

Specifying Automatic Doors for Healthcare Environments
This seminar provides an overview of the standards and legislation affecting the specification of door safety equipment and devices and the minimum acceptable operating parameters for doors and corridors for healthcare environments. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand how to specify automatic doors for safe operational use in healthcare environments
- Understand the standards and legislation that impact on door selection in healthcare including EN16005, BS7036, BS8300, BS9999, Building Regulations Part M, Part B and Part L, the Equality Act and Healthcare Building Note
- Understand how to comply with legislation to ensure safety and accessibility in healthcare environments
- Understand door safety equipment and how to specify the most suitable automatic door configuration for healthcare environments

Identifies the requirements concerning the correct application of automatic doors within the health sector as defined in: The Building Note 00-04 (2013), BSEN 16005, Part M, The Equality Act and BS8300 to ensure safe and easy access for all.
Material type: Seminar
Legislation - Design Implications for Specifying Automatic Doors
This seminar is designed to assist architects in selecting the most suitable automatic door types for a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications. This seminar discusses the impact of a variety of recent legislation and standards (Building Regulations Part M, Part L and Part B, and British and European Standards BS7036, BS8300, BSEN16005 and the Equality Act) upon door selection and how relevant considerations can be successfully addressed and so ensure easy access for all.
Material type: Seminar
This CPD aims to:

- Familiarise specifiers with appropriate legislation and standards impacting on product specification
- Provide understanding about the key elements that need to be addressed in order to minimise risk
- Develop knowledge to enable more informed choices to be made
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Article
Automatic Doors: The Needs of Disabled Users
Designed to provide architects/specifiers with knowledge and confidence regarding correct door selection having given due consideration to the needs of disabled users:
- Identification of applicable legislation and standards
- Defining disability parameters
- Practical and commercial considerations
- Key areas that need to be addressed (visability, clearance widths, signage, audible warnings)
- Special considerations - fire doors
- Automatic door type (sliding, folding, swing and revolving) suitability per application
Material type: Seminar
Security Rated Vehicle Access Doors: Specification Considerations
On completing this seminar you will:
- Understand which regulations/testing standards and best practice information relates to vehicle entrance doors.
- Have a greater understanding of the design and specification of security rated doors, drives and controls.
- Become knowledgeable enough to explain industrial door installation and product compliance to colleagues, clients and regulatory authorities.
- Be able to make an informed choice of security rated industrial door products and the advantages of certification. schemes.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Fire Safety: Considerations for Both Automatic Entrance Doors and Industrial Doors
This seminar will:
- Highlight and explain the multiple factors that need to be considered to address fire safety
- Provide an informative presentation offering a succinct and easy to digest overview of this important topic
- Equip busy architects with an appreciation of the key safety considerations relating to the application of both automatic entrance doors and industrial doors
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
A Designers Guide to Specifying Automatic Doors Safely and in Compliance with BSEN16005
BSEN16005 is the principle standard defining the safe use of any type of automatic door in a commercial/public environment
- Informative presentation offering a succinct and easy to digest overview of this standard
- Explanation of why adherence to this particular standard is required
- Equips busy architects with an appreciation of the key safety considerations relating to each particular type of automatic door (sliding, folding, swing and revolving) and how they can be addressed
Material type: Seminar
Specifying Industrial Doors: What to Look For?
This seminar will provide:
- An overview of legislation and environmental issues that may need to be considered when specifying industrial doors
- An understanding of product and suitable application
- Available options to suit particular applications including energy efficiency
Material type: Seminar


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