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Allegion RIBA Approved CPD Seminars

Allegion offers a selection of free, RIBA approved CPD seminars to architects, consultants and other specifiers that are delivered face-to-face at your premises or online. Gain up-to-date knowledge and enhance your personal proficiency, whilst gaining CPD points.

The Role of Door Hardware in Containing Fire and Facilitating Safe Escape

Door hardware

This seminar has been designed for you to develop your skills and knowledge around the critical role door hardware plays in protecting property and saving lives.

Learning aims:

  • Gain a better understanding of timber door terminology
  • Understand the basics of timber fire door construction and testing
  • Gain an understanding of the role of ironmongery in fire and escape
  • Discover what I need to know about securing and accessing escape doors
  • Gain an insight into how you can legally delay an escape door opening

Duration: approximately 60 minutes + questions

Specifying Sliding and Folding Door Hardware and Tracks

This seminar is concerned with the specification of hardware and tracks for sliding and folding doors. It will help you to understand the following topics:


  • Understand and be familiar with the terminology used when specifying sliding and folding door hardware and tracks
  • Understand the different types of sliding and folding systems available, the different applications of each system, and where they can be used

  • Understand the key points when specifying different systems, including life cycle costs, the three basic rules for sliding door hardware and British Standard BS EN 1527 for performance of sliding and folding hardware
  • Understand the benefits of heavy duty hardware in extreme situations and the benefits and advantages of pneumatic equalizers, automatic operators

Duration: approximately 60 minutes + questions

Our team of experts provide a free door scheduling and specification advice service suitable for applications across various sectors.

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