Posts by Allegion

Cloud-based Access Control: Improving Security in More Ways Than One

Trevor Ball

Access control has always been at the forefront of building security. Traditionally, access control systems have come in the form of conventional lock and key methods, electronic systems or a combination of the two. Today, cloud-based systems are changing the market landscape, providing secondary security benefits to users across the UK. Trevor Ball, business development…

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Keeping Students Safe at University

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University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, discusses how to ensure the security and safety of the students of today and tomorrow. Many UK…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Security

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A safe school environment is a prerequisite for productive learning. When students feel as though their safety is compromised, this affects their learning performance. To enhance levels of security, it’s important to know which methods of lockdown are suited and which should be avoided. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion, discusses the importance of bespoke…

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Tackling the Invisible in Healthcare Facilities

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Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are there for when our health is compromised, so cross-contamination needs to be kept at a minimum at all times. Hospitals, in particular, need to maintain strict sterile environments to prevent unnecessary germs being spread to vulnerable persons. Karen Trigg, business development manager of Allegion UK, discusses why it’s time…

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Safeguarding Schools with a Secure Emergency Lockdown Protocol

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The duty of care that education officials have, in providing a safe environment for everyone on their premises, is arguably more challenging in today’s world than it has ever been. One area that should be identified for regular review is Emergency Lockdown. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, calls for more schools to consider…

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Allegion Finalizes Acquisition of Commercial Door Manufacturer

Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global security products and solutions provider, has completed, through one of its subsidiaries, the previously announced acquisition of QMI.   Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, QMI is one of the Middle East’s largest manufacturers of commercial steel and wood doors and frames. This product offering is closely aligned…

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Allegion UK appoints new end user solution strategy manager

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Safety and security solutions provider Allegion has appointed James Keith as end user solution strategy manager for its UK business to strengthen Allegion’s profile with architects and end users. Keith joins Allegion following 13 years in product, brand and category management roles across automative, health and safety and home improvement industries. His previous roles have…

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Is your fire safety training up to date?

Karen Trigg, South East business development manager of Allegion UK, urges businesses to invest time and money into training for staff involved with fire safety. This is to avoid costly, or even deadly, situations. Keeping your training up-to-date regarding fire safety and fire door hardware comes with a whole host of benefits for your business.…

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Allegion appoints new Business Development Manager for UK, South East

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion UK has appointed Karen Trigg as business development manager to develop and strengthen new and existing business opportunities in the South East. Trigg joins Allegion UK following 23 years of experience working with architects, contractors and end users. She has worked for industry-leading companies like Capital Architectural Ironmongery, Beaver…

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Allegion appoints new architectural consultant for UK, Scotland, Ireland

Allegion appoint Andrew Shaw

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion UK has appointed Andrew Shaw as “architectural consultant” for its UK and Ireland businesses to build and strengthen relationships in specification. Andrew joins Allegion UK following more than 20 years of experience in architectural sales in the construction industry. Beginning his career as an architectural technician, Andrew worked on…

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