• Timber company Broxwood has launched a website at www.broxwood.com/ecom where users can buy its Scandinavian timber windows and doors. Features include a quotation service, credit account facilities and downloadable CAD profiles of its products.
• A brochure has been launched to present manufacturer Fuhr’s range of multi-point-locking door bolts. The booklet features products for single-hinged residential doors, emergency exit door hardware and an electromechanical multi-point locking system.
• The Complete Guide to Fire Door Assemblies has been compiled by the British Woodworking Federation, which runs the BWF-Certifire Fire Door and Doorset Scheme. The guide includes a Fire Door DVD and a 33-page guide outlining the technical requirements of fire doors.
• The Steel Window Association (SWA) has announced that steel window types W40 and EB24 are now accredited under the Association of Chief Police Officers’ Secured by Design scheme. All manufacturing members of the SWA who have joined the Secured by Design scheme will produce windows that meet the police standard.
• Rationel Windows & Doors has been awarded Secured by Design status. After independent accreditation, the company now has the right to use the Secured by Design logo on all its windows and doors at ground-floor level. Specifiers will be able to ask for any of the company’s windows and most of its doors to be made to the standard.
Specifier 5 April 2007
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