Careers Doors When considering environmental issues, door specifications may not immediately be high on the agenda. The "typical" traditional door designs that have served well for over half a century are still freely available and widely installed. However, the specifications of these traditional designs, increasingly, do not satisfy the requirements for more stringent performance or a preference for the use of sustainably sourced materials. Internal doors Whilst internal doors make little contribution to energy efficiency, they can contribute environmentally. Products are now available which carry full Chain of Custody or general environmental certification.
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Why should a contractor use Doorsets? Reduced installation time - able to be fitted on site in a fraction of the time compared to a Door Blank with loose framing. Skills required to fit Doorsets are greatly reduced without affection the quality of the final installation. Certification and Testing — Because Doorsets are factory manufactured they are built to exacting tolerances and guaranteed standards.
They have testing on durability, fire resistance, and acoustics — whereas traditional supply cannot guarantee this and are heavily reliant on the skills of the joiner and the procurement of the proper components. Why Timber Doorsets? Timber is environmentally friendly and one of a few truly naturally renewable raw materials. Chain of Custody certification provides documented evidence that certified products originate from certified, well managed forests, and verifies that these products are not mixed with products from uncertified forests at any point in the supply chain, except under very strict controls when a percentage claim is being made.
George Boyd recognises that our customers are also increasingly aware of their own environmental responsibilities and have a desire to work in partnership with organisations that are serious about environmental issues. Online Trade Guide.
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