Sep 19, 2018 Last Updated 8:58 AM, Sep 17, 2018
The 2018 Fire Door Safety Week campaign is set to run from 24 to 30th September and will accelerate education and build awareness about the critical role that fire doors play in delaying the spread of smoke and fire and keeping occupants and firefighters safe.…
Here Anthony Barnett, Technical Marketing Manager at Armacell UK, looks at how fire-rated, closed-cell materials can both insulate and create a firestop to achieve reliable protection on pipework through walls and ceilings without the need for additional firestop measures.
Following the aftermath of the Grenfell Fire tragedy, Scotland has recently reviewed its laws regarding the installation of smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms to provide a higher standard of protection throughout all Scottish homes. Here Ian Ballinger, Certification Manager for FireAngel, explores how legislation…
As we approach a year since the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, its implications for local authorities and registered providers for housing design, construction and ongoing management remain unclear, says Nigel Morrey, Technical Director at Promat – part of Etex Building Performance.
The Fire Safety Event returns to the NEC, Birmingham, from 10 to 12th April boasting an unparalleled line up of legal updates and best practice seminar sessions delivered by leading fire safety industry experts.
Over 13.3 million people in the UK are currently living with a disability, equating to almost one in five of the total population*. Here James King, Sales Director at FireAngel, explores the additional considerations architects and specifiers should consider when building new housing to ensure…
In a fire emergency, it is a race against time to prevent flames from spreading beyond control – meaning a working fire door could be the difference between life and death, says Allegion UK Commercial Leader, Pete Hancox.
The kitchen is the most dangerous room in UK homes, whilst also being the most under protected. James King, Sales Director at FireAngel, highlights the level of risk associated with household kitchens and provides advice on the solutions available to protect not only tenants, but…
Here Tracy Kirk, General Manager of Sales and Marketing for Hochiki Europe, tells PSBJ why the life safety sector needs to focus on educating duty holders across the public sector built environment – particularly in education environments – on the importance of looking after their…
Fire door sets are designed to specifically reduce the rate at which fire spreads through a building, with hardware, hinges and handles that resist fire as much as the main core of the door itself. Whether you’re considering fire protection for homes, residential or commercial…
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