When specifying any element of a building, fire safety is a crucial consideration – and it’s particularly important in the selection of doors. That’s because fire doors carry out two essential roles: to compartmentalise a building to delay the spread of fire and smoke from one area to another, and to provide a means of escape.
Fire doors are required in most new-build and existing properties. This applies to every commercial, public and multiple-occupancy building, as well as some domestic properties.
With the support of Jon Gorf, Technical Consultant at BWF Certifire, this post helps to provide you with information on how to identify compliant fire doors and doorsets. Read more »