Fire door safety
23 January 2013
Dorgard wireless fire door retainers from the effects range have been installed at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, a charitable foundation in London's East End. A spokesperson for St Katharine's said: "The Dorg
A spokesperson for St Katharine's said: "The Dorgards are an excellent solution as they allow us to keep our fire doors open legally and safely.
They were easy to fit, and blend in perfectly with the Foundation's elegant interiors." Dorgard Effects is available in a range of ultra high gloss finishes, including mahogany, beech, oak and ash which are designed to blend into a fire door. Already installed in thousands of hotels, restaurants, offices, schools and care homes throughout Europe, Dorgard enables fire doors to be legally and safely kept open as it allows the door to close when the fire alarm sounds, preventing the spread of fire and smoke. Installed onto the bottom of the fire door in under 5 minutes, Dorgard listens for a continuous fire alarm of 65dBA or higher.
It includes a wireless unit with failto- safe technology and complies with the standard BS EN 1155.