RIBA CPD Showcase

Fire doors

No-one underestimates the crucial role that fire doors play in containing fire and allowing escape. We examine the process of specifying, installing and maintaining fire doors and their associated hardware.
Seminar, by Profab Access Ltd
Discusses the specification of access products, doors, doorsets and components for fire and smoke control. Topics covered include: fire resisting access solutions – what they are and why they’re necessary; relevant British and European standards; the fundamentals of fire testing and certification; and, independent product conformity.

Profab Access is a leading designer and manufacturer of riser doors and access panel solutions. The company offers both fire- and non-fire-rated riser doors and access panels to facilitate the safe access of all areas in walls and ceilings. Additionally, Profab provides a made-to-order bespoke design service to match any access project’s requirements.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Halspan Ltd
A step by step guide to using the latest technologies to ensure that the specification, detailing, fabrication, installation, inspection and maintenance of fire doors satisfies the requirements of current legislation and the Golden Thread.

Halspan is one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality door components, from fully-certified fire door blanks and cores, seals and hardware, to steel door frames. Halspan tests to British (BS), European (EN) and North American standards (UL), providing customers with complete peace of mind. Available on NBS Source and with full technical back-up, Halspan is your one-stop supplier.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by GEZE UK Limited
Explains the importance of fire safety on manual doors and their various components. Topics covered include: what a fire door is; the various components of a fire door and how they work; why smoke is so dangerous; and, relevant standards and regulations.

Founded in 1863, GEZE is a world leader in door and window control systems. Having invested millions in research, development and manufacture, GEZE continues to set the standard for advanced door and window control technology. Naturally, it’s also ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 accredited.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Lorient
Features a brief introduction to The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, before examining who is responsible for compliance, the dangers of fire and smoke, some real-life fire door examples and low cost solutions.

Lorient manufactures sealing systems for door assemblies, embracing acoustic insulation, smoke control, fire protection and weather exclusion. The company also manufactures a complementary range of fire resistant glazing systems for doors, screens and partitions, together with fire and smoke resistant dampers/air transfer grilles for doors, walls and ducts. Lorient is part of ASSA ABLOY.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
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