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Guidance on Approved Document M (Free download)
Force Limitation on Garage Doors (Free download)
Verifying fire performance of doors and shutters (Free download)
Best Practice Guide - BS EN 12209 (Free download)
Code of Practice for FR Metal Doorsets (Free download)
Code of Practice for FR Rolling Shutters (Free download)
Best Practice Guide - BS EN 1154 (Free download)
AIJ is the official quarterly publication of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI). For back copies,contact GAI.
ARGE, is the European federation of associations of locks and builders hardware manufacturers, of which DHF is a member.
BRE has, for over eighty years, carried out research into the safety, regulation and performance of buildings on behalf of the UK government. BRE Certification, a sister company to BRE, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BRE Trust which is a non-profit distributing organisation. The Loss Prevention Certification Board joined BRE Certification on 31 March 2000.
The British Blind & Shutter Association (BBSA), established in 1919, is the principal organisation representing the UK blind and shutter manufacturers and the companies that supply and serve them. The BBSA, with membership of over 380 companies, speaks for the industry and represents it in dealings with UK and EC government agencies and other national groups.
BWF represents joinery manufacturers, including timber door manufacturers. The site contains a search facility plus technical literature.
British Standards is the National Standards Body of the UK, responsible for facilitating, drafting, publishing and marketing British Standards and other guidelines.
Joint DHF/GAI code. Read on line or download.
CPA represents manufacturers of all types of construction products. The site has a useful 'members only' section which can be accessed by members of supporting associations, including DHF.
CSCS has been in existence for over 10 years. It was started to help the construction industry get quality up, accidents down and cowboy builders out. Useful information about the CSCS card scheme for workers on construction sites can be obtained from the website.
DHF Journal - the voice of the garage door industry. If you are interested in advertising, contact the editor Derek Hibbart at:
DHF is a member of EDSF, the European Door & Shutter Federation which was formed in the late 1980s
The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) was founded in 1961 to promote standards in integrity and excellence in the business of architectural ironmongery. It offers technical publications and a member search facility.
Following the trial at Bournemouth Crown Court in the Jason Keet case, HSE has issued this safety bulletin relating to safety of electrically powered gates.
DHF urges all those involved in electrically operated doors & gates to read the details advised in this HSE Safety Notice.
The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) is a non-profit making body; established to set and promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within locksmithing,
The PFPF brings together the collective expertise of the passive fire protection industry and provides a central forum so that the industry speaks with one voice to articulate the benefits and value of passive fire protection in the achievement of fire safe building design and construction.
Secured by Design focuses on crime prevention at the design, layout and construction stages of homes and commercial premises and promotes the use of security standards for a wide range of applications and products.
For the last five years Towergate Risk Solutions has partnered with the Door & Hardware Federation to provide specialist insurance solutions.
Towergate are Europe’s largest independently owned insurance intermediary, employing in excess of 4000 people across more than 100 offices in the UK. In 2010 they place insurance for over 4.3 million individual and commercial insurance customers, dealing with insurance policies worth over £1.9 billion in gross written premiums.
There are a number of new member benefits and it is our intention to help Towergate become much more accessible to our members. To underline their commitment to being a trusted partner of the DHF, Towergate representatives will be attending many our focus group meetings and events.
For further details click on the Towergate heading above.
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