Yale hardware gets Secured by Design seal of approval The high quality of Yale’s products has been underlined after several of them were granted prestigious Secured by Design status. The full product listing has been collated in an updated members page on the Secured by Design website. Secured by Design, a police security initiative that promotes high standards in security design, has tested and approved all of the products listed to the very highest standards. Paul Atkinson, Sales and Commercial Director for Yale, said: “We have a comprehensive range of Secured by Design approved products, multi-point door locks, window locks, friction stays, cylinders and door and window furniture which enable us to offer a complete package of PAS 24: 2016 approved door and window hardware. “Our ongoing commitment to the Secured by Design principle of ‘designing out crime’ through physical security and processes is ensuring that our products will continue to perform to the highest level. In the retail environment the consumers immediate recognition of the Yale logo engenders a feeling of trust and an understanding that the hardware aspect of the door or window is of a high quality and suitable standard to carry the brand. Hazel Goss MBE, Development Officer at Secured by Design, echoed this sentiment: “Our long-standing relationship with Yale has resulted in a range of security solutions of the highest calibre and, ultimately, reassurance to homeowners. “SBD is vitally important for all housebuilders, social housing landlords and OEMs aiming to show that they’re dedicated to security, as the SBD marque isn’t just recognised within the building industry but is becoming increasingly important by the general public.” The Yale Door & Window Solutions member page acts a useful resource for both fabricators and installers alike, with product detail specifications and certification information available for each product listed. The member page can be found here.