Dorgard keeps doors open


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Dorgard¹s product of the same name, Dorgard, is described as a relatively low cost, battery-operated audio-electronic device which, unlike electro-magnetic retainers, requires no wiring and is quick to install. The company says it is simple to operate and holds the fire door open with a rubber ferrule which “listens” for the fire alarm. When the fire alarm sounds, the ferrule retracts and the door is released. A registered social housing landlord, Harewood Housing Society, provides homes for people in social need and has recently fitted Dorgard throughout its head offices. Mr Devinder Singh, the Society¹s maintenance manager, said the layout of their building, with people working in separate offices leading off a long corridor, created a barrier between staff from different departments. “The Dorgards have worked wonders in improving internal communications, and were very quick and easy to install,” Mr Singh said. “A local fire officer who was checking our fire certificate said he considered Dorgard as an ef





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