“Security must be integral to Building Information Modelling” urges Evolution

Evolution, the integrated fire and security solutions-focused business, believes the security industry is being too slow to adopt (and adapt to) Building Information Modelling (BIM) and reap the benefits that it can bring when it comes to the design and commissioning of new...
Posted On 09 May 2019

Security for the Education Sector: Creating a Safe Environment in Schools

Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges school management teams face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can be deemed a difficult task. Andrew Shaw discusses the advantages of...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018

Jacksons Fencing research highlights school perimeter security challenges facing architects

Jacksons Fencing, the perimeter security solutions specialist, has published architects’ views on school safety gathered as part of research for the business’ new report entitled ‘Protecting The Future’. Also encompassing teachers’ perspectives, the report...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018

ievo produces “comprehensive range” of BIM objects for NBS National BIM Library

ievo, the Newcastle-based manufacturer of biometric authentication technology, has been working closely with NBS to produce a comprehensive range of BIM objects for the NBS National BIM Library with a keen focus on fingerprint readers and control panels. All ievo objects in the...
Posted On 24 May 2018

The Security Institute and BRE form Special Interest Group for the Built Environment

The Security Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to form a Special Interest Group for the Built Environment with a view to developing stronger security regimes for the future involving all elements of the construction...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017

Zaun focuses on integrated perimeters CPD content at London Build Expo 2017

Perimeter protection specialist Zaun is educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems by running its RIBA-approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar ‘Perimeter and Integrated Systems: The Trusted Advisor’ at the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

Bureau Veritas highlights “grey area” in escalator safety due to “multiple regulations”

As architects continue to design-in escalators and moving walkways within workplaces and retail environments to increase internal people transportation, the testing, inspection and certification body Bureau Veritas is warning businesses to ensure they’re applying the...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
3D representation of several of Zaun's security solutions for end users

3D design prepares fencing manufacturer Zaun for Building Information Modelling future

Innovative steel mesh fencing manufacturer Zaun is promising “speedier, more user-friendly and more accurate design” and the ability to deliver Building Information Modelling (BIM) through its move to parametric 3D design. The company – which offers an extensive...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
David Ward: Managing Director of Ward Security

Security: “It’s fundamental, not an add-on”

The challenge of delivering effective and efficient security has been traditionally hampered by the tendency to treat it as an afterthought. Architects and designers design – often putting their own aesthetic concerns to the forefront and relegating functionality to the position...
Posted On 06 Oct 2015
Hochiki Europe has become the first company of its kind to provide Building Information Modelling (BIM) components for the NBS National BIM Library

Hochiki becomes first fire safety solutions manufacturer listed in NBS National BIM Library

Ahead of the Government’s 2016 Level 2 targets, fire safety systems manufacturer Hochiki Europe has become the first company of its kind to provide Building Information Modelling (BIM) components for the NBS National BIM Library. To aid designers, architects and specifiers...
Posted On 26 May 2015