Clearview National April 2018 - Issue 197 - Page 68

HARDWARE& SECURITYEXTRA CUT THE CONFUSION WITH SECURITY ADVICE Standards and legislation surrounding windows and doors are constantly evolving, and Yale understands the importance of complying with the very latest developments. As a result, the team is on hand to offer expert advice to ensure those in the industry are manufacturing and installing compliant products. » » ONE SUCH STANDARD that has recently been revised is PAS24:2016. The updated door standard now stipulates that any external doors to be fitted with a letterplate must meet the new criteria set out in TS008. In order to meet the TS008 testing requirements, the letterplate must eliminate the risk of a potential burglar gaining access by means of physical force or through ‘fishing’ and unlocking of the door through the letterplate aperture. Notably, this is being enforced by police approved scheme, Secured by Design, which is making it compulsory for all OEM license holders to meet the revised PAS24:2016 standard. This will drive demand for high end letterplate solutions and create an increased awareness of the TS008 standard across the industry. PAS 24 is a primary reference in the Building Regulation’s Approved Document Q, which relates to security in residential properties. 3 Independently tested 3 Guaranteed for 3 years 3 Fully DDA compliant 3 Nationwide maintenance 3 Test data available 3 90° hold open at no extra cost 3 Competitive prices 3 Full range of accessories Alpro relaunch the PRO50 Transom Closer First Choice for Locking Solutions T 01202 676262 E 68 » A PR 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M F 01202 680101 W ’re e r w ice! e nd Cho o w st o N Fir