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RIBA Approved CPD Seminars


One of the most important considerations when designing a building is accessibility and traffic flow but entrance systems also have a considerable impact on security, user safey, fire protection and energy efficiency, so how  should architects go about specifiying the right solution?

 
Gilgen Door Systems offer RIBA approved CPD seminars to help you specify the best solutions to meet all of these requirements successfully.

 
AVAILABLE SEMINARS
  • Specifying Automatic Doors for Healthcare Environments Read More
  • Security Rated Vehicle Access Doors: Specification Considerations Read More
  • Specifying Industrial Doors: What to Look For? Read More
  • Fire Safety: Considerations for Both Automatic Entrance Doors and Industrial Doors Read More
  • A Designers Guide to Specifying Automatic Doors Safely and in Compliance with BS16006 / BS7036* Read More
  • Automatic Doors: The Needs of Disabled Users Read More
  • Legislation - Design Implications for Specifying Automatic Doors Read More
  • Legislation Affecting Automatic Door Specification: Ensuring Safety and Minimising Risk Read More
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Specifying Automatic Doors for Healthcare Environments
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Open automatic doors in hospital
  • Equips busy architects with an appreciation of the key safety considerations relating to key types of automatic door (sliding, swinging and folding) and how they can be addressed.
  • Identifies the requirements concerning the correct application of automatic doors within the health sector as defined in: The Building Note 00-04 (2013), BSEN 16005, Part M, The Equality Act and BS8300 to ensure safe and easy access for all.
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Security Rated Vehicle Access Doors: Specification Considerations
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Vehicle using access door
  • Understand which regulations/testing standards and best practice information relates to vehicle entrance doors.
  • Have greater understanding of the design and specification of security rated doors, drives and controls.
  • Become knowledgeable enough to explain industrial door installation and product compliance to colleagues, clients and regulatory authorities.
  • Be able to make an informed choice of security rated industrial door products and the advantages of certification schemes.
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Specifying Industrial Doors: What to Look For?
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Yellow industrial doors
  • An overview of legislation and environmental issues that may need to be considered when specifying industrial doors
  • An understanding of product and suitable application
  • Available options to suit particular applications including energy efficiency
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Fire Safety: Considerations for Both Automatic Entrance Doors and Industrial Doors
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Shutter door with fire extinguisher
  • Highlight and explain the multiple factors that need to be considered to address fire safety
  • Provide an informative presentation offering a succinct and easy to digest overview of this important topic
  • Equip busy architects with an appreciation of the key safety considerations relating to the application of both automatic entrance doors and industrial doors
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Designers Guide to Specifying Automatic Doors Safely and in Compliance with BSEN16005*
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Public using automatic entrance
  • Informative presentation offering a succinct and easy to digest overview of this standard
  • Explanation of why adherence to this particular standard is required
  • Equips busy architects with an appreciation of the key safety considerations relating to each type of automatic door (sliding, folding, swing & revolving) and how they can be addressed
* BSEN16005 is the principle standard defining the safe use of any type of automatic door in a commercial/public environment

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Automatic Doors: The Needs of Disabled Users
(The Equality Act, BS8300 and Building Regulations Part M)
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Woman in wheelchair using doorsDesigned to provide architects/specifiers with knowledge and confidence regarding correct door selection having given due consideration to the needs of disabled users: 
  • Identification of applicable legislation and standards
  • Defining disability parameters
  • Practical and commercial considerations
  • Key areas that need to be addressed (visibility, clearance widths, signage, audible warnings)
  • Special considerations - fire doors
  • Automatic door type (sliding, folding, swing and revolving) suitability per application
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Legislation - Design Implications for Specifying Automatic Doors
Material type: Seminar
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Waitress using folding doors
  • Designed to assist architects in selecting the most suitable automatic door types for a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications.
  • Discusses the impact of recent legislation (part M, Part B, BS7036, BS7273-4:2007, BS8300, BS5588, Equality Act) upon door selection
  • How relevant considerations can be successfully addressed and so ensure easy access for all.
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Legislation Affecting Automatic Door Specification: Ensuring Safety and Minimising Risk
Material type: Article
Knowledge Level: General Awareness

Man walking to circular door entrance
  • Familiarise specifiers with appropriate legislation & standards impacting on product specification
  • Provide understanding about key elements that need to be addressed in order to minimise risk
  • Develop knowledge to enable more informed choices to be made
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YOUR GILGEN CONTACT
 
David Rock"Automatic doors are the most beneficial way to ensure safe and easy access for all users into commercial / public buildings. These succinct and informative presentations provide architects with the latest information, as outlined in the standards and building regulations, to ensure the correct product – one that meets the needs of each particular installation – can be realised." – David Rock

If you would like to find out more about our RIBA approved CPD seminars, please contact David Rock on 07765 226976 or [[52G%3a5%5dC%404%3co8%3a%3d86%3f5D%5d4%40%3e]].

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