SiteLines : Security
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Security Security: an estate-wide concept? Most of us are accustomed to thinking about home security on an individual basis but also a combination of well established design practices as carried out by this Glasgow locksmith Company and the advent of new technology is allowing builders to consider the subject from the perspective of entire residential developments Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Security: an estate-wide concept? Designing in security The benefits of designing in security measures at the construction phase, or during a refurbishment exercise, include improved protection through enhanced efficiency and effectiveness of systems Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

Designing in security When lives are at risk... Designing for a safe and secure environment is crucial in the construction of new hospitals and schools. Effective risk assessment and quality solutions are literally vital, says Chris Pinder Group Projects Manager of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). Issue 36 - Spring 2006

When lives are at risk... Secure retail design Kay Wright of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) looks at some of the key rules for ensuring the safety and security of new retail ventures and how getting it right from day one will prevent avoidable losses and potentially costly revamps at a later date. Issue 35 - Winter 2005

Secure retail design Integrated security systems and intelligent buildings Alex Carmichael, Technical Services Director at the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reviews the benefits of integrated security systems and how ‘intelligent buildings’ can be utilised to enhance a property’s security. Issue 34 - Autumn 2005

Integrated security systems and intelligent buildings Security gets its act together The guarding of construction sites is now subject to a new regulatory regime designed to ensure that security guards are properly trained and that the criminal element is pushed out of the security industry. Issue 33 - Summer 2005