The BWF Fire Door Alliance is operated and managed by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). It is an evolution of the BWF Certifire Fire Door and Doorset Scheme which was established in 1997 by the BWF with the support of a group of timber fire door manufacturers.
Current members of the BWF Fire Door Alliance include prime door manufacturers, door blanks manufacturers, licensed door processors and manufacturers/suppliers of fire doorset/door assembly components. All members support the vision that every fire door or fire doorset sold in the UK meets required standards throughout its service life.
Third-party certification is at the heart of the BWF Fire Door Alliance. Member companies are independently audited by their chosen UKAS accredited product certification body – currently the BWF Fire Door Alliance welcomes members who have third-party certification from either Warringtonfire Testing & Certification Limited trading as Warringtonfire for Certifire or from BM TRADA for Q-Mark. Third-party certification means that the fire door manufacturer or processor is audited by an independent third party that checks that the product is tested appropriately and produced to a consistent standard.
Click here to find out more about why the BWF Fire Door Alliance advocates fire doors and fire doorsets from manufacturers who hold third-party certification.