Fire doors

Upgrading Doors for Fire Resistance
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While it is preferable to install new third-party certificated fire resisting doors incorporating latest technologies, there are circumstances where it may be desirable to use existing doors but with increased fire resistance, such as in heritage buildings.
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International Timber advocates for certified fire retardant treated wood
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International Timber is stressing the importance of correctly specifying fire retardant wood and panel products, backed by independent certification, head of this year's Fire Door Safety Week campaign on 25-29 September. Specification errors, installation issues and poor maintenance of fire safety products can have devastating consequences. To facilitate change within...
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UKCA mark
Consultation alert: Transition away from BS 476 in Approved Document B
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The Government is proposing in their next update to Approved Document B to remove remaining references to all aspects of the BS 476 series – the national classification standard for reaction to fire and fire resistance in Approved Document B. Timber Development UK (TDUK) is concerned that a 12-month transition...
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