A smarter way to keep your fire doors open
SmartSound listening technology
Dorgard SmartSound keeps your fire doors open legally, and allows them to automatically close when the fire alarm sounds.
SmartSound listening technology means Dorgard SmartSound can distinguish between your fire alarm and common background noises, such as vacuum cleaners.
Don’t have enough budget for fire safety upgrades?
Dorgard SmartSound is available as part of our subscription service, Compliance as a Service
Can be fitted to any door
Easy to configure to your environment
Installed easily in under five minutes
Assists with germ control
Improved sound recognition with new SmartSound technology
Holds open fire doors
Meets all regulatory requirements
Manufactured in the UK
Frequently asked questions
How does Dorgard SmartSound work?
Dorgard SmartSound is battery powered. To hold open doors the plunger is depressed. It is acoustically activated, releasing the door to close when the fire alarm sounds.
Dorgard SmartSound contains SmartSound listening technology, which filters out common background noises.
Watch Dorgard SmartSound vs a vacuum cleaner here.
How is Dorgard SmartSound fitted?
Dorgard is attached to the door with 4 screws.
Every Dorgard is supplied with a fitting template, containing instructions on how to fit it to the door.
Watch the Dorgard installation video here.
What doors can I fit Dorgard SmartSound to?
Dorgard SmartSound can be fitted to most internal doors, even glass, up to power size 7.
Can I customise Dorgard SmartSound to my environment?
Dorgard SmartSound has a number of features you can customise to your environment. Click here to view and download the user guide.
Is Dorgard SmartSound suitable for all bell types?
SmartSound listening technology may not be compatible with mechanical bells. Please arrange a site visit before purchasing.
What colours is Dorgard SmartSound available in?
Dorgard SmartSound is available in black and white.
What testing has Dorgard SmartSound undergone?
Dorgard SmartSound has been tested to the European Normative (EN) Standards EN 1634 and EN 1155. These tests are required for fire safety products which are fitted to doors.
Dorgard SmartSound’s classification is Standard (category B) installations under BS 7273-4:2015+A1:2021
You can view the Dorgard SmartSound Declaration of Performance here.
Dorgard SmartSound is also UKCA marked.
Does Dorgard SmartSound come with a warranty?
Dorgard SmartSound is supplied with a 2-year warranty.
How do I purchase Dorgard SmartSound?
You can purchase Dorgard SmartSound online, by emailing in a purchase order or request to email@example.com, or by giving us a call on 01273 320650.
Can Dorgard SmartSound be recycled and if so, how?
Apart from the casing, everything on Dorgard SmartSound can be recycled. This can’t be done in your curbside bins. Please send in your unwanted units and we will ensure all parts are recycled correctly. When sending them in, you’ll need to cover the costs and ensure it is clear they’re for recycling.
Are the parts for this product sourced in the UK?
We try to source as much of our supplies as possible from the UK to reduce the carbon footprint of our products. Here is the part information for Dorgard Smartsound as of 06/07/22
40 unique parts make a fully packed Dorgard SmartSound.
29 are sourced in the UK. 11 from China.
72.5% sourced in the UK.
Can Dorgard SmartSound be repaired rather than thrown away?
Yes, a 2-year warranty applies for repairs of products. Out-of-warranty products up to five years old can be sent back to us for repairs at a cost. Products after 5 years old can be sent back to us and you will receive a 10% loyalty discount to buy a replacement system.
“I’ve worked at places before with other hold-open devices, but the noise of the vacuum cleaner kept setting them off and the doors would close. We don’t have that problem with Dorgard SmartSound.”
“Whenever we test the alarm, the doors close automatically. Everyone is loving the SmartSounds!”
Assistant Manager at Ivy Cottage