Category Rules and Regulations

All The Sliding Fire Door Options

Providing the safest environments possible for your building project and its future occupants is of utmost importance for any architect or builder. Let’s take a look at sliding fire door options. Sliding fire-rated doors are excellent solutions when it comes to designing and managing your fire risks. Sliding Fire Doors are also widely used to

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Heritage Doors And Safety Guidelines

Heritage doors hold value that cannot be measured by money – but how do you maintain the look of your heritage doors while adhering to modern safety guidelines? Let’s have a look at the process. Heritage doors can be beautiful and are steeped in historical and architectural importance. While it’s vital to preserve these types

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Fire Rated Glazing And When You Need It

What happens when you require your glass components, like doors, walls and windows, to be fire resistant and fire-rated? Here’s a look at when you need fire-rated glazing. In today’s modern times, glass in architecture and construction is becoming increasingly commonplace. Designers and clients alike are often eager to create cutting-edge contemporary looks for homes,

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Trains & Marine Vessel Specialty Doors

Whatever you are transporting, whether it’s passengers or cargo, safety is paramount. Let’s take a look a the specialty doors for trains & marine vessels. Installing the right doors within your chosen transport systems is vital for protecting not only your staff and passengers but also your freight and goods, as well as the actual

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Eco Friendly Green Star Fire Doors

We take a look at environmentally friendly fire doors – what they are, why you should choose them, and some tips for working with Green Star Fire Doors. Fire doors come in all shapes and sizes. They are available in a range of materials and finishes and with various functionality and fire-resistant ratings. But sometimes,

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Double Action vs Hinged Fire Doors

When planning your next construction project, the time will come when you will need to make some key decisions around the types of fire doors you need. Double action or hinged fire doors. What’s best for you? One of the most common questions we are asked at FSE Special Purpose Doors is whether Double Action

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Backfilling Fire Door Frames Explained

There has been a high level of confusion in the marketplace regarding backfilling fire door frames. We take a look at the ins and outs of the subject. A Little Background In 2005, there were changes made to Australian Building Code Standards (AS1530.4) that required measurement of temperature rise on the fire door frame and

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Fire Resistant Rating: Fire Doors

The National Construction Code is stringent on fire door regulations. We take a look at how fire doors are tested to achieve a Fire Resistant Rating in Australia. In Australia, the National Construction Code stipulates that all fire doors must be tested to certain specifications (i.e. AS1530.4) to meet resistance approvals and certification. If relevant

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Installing Fire Doors: The Requirements

While choosing the right fire doors for your construction is critical, you should keep in mind that installing fire doors correctly is just as important. Why Is the Right Fire Door Installation So Important? The process of installing fire doors must comply with the current national standards and requirements set out by the Building Code of

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