Jun 24, 2018 Last Updated 7:43 AM, Jun 6, 2018
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…
There is unanimous agreement amongst organisations of all kinds – public sector and private – and the general public that fire safety is of critical importance. The consequences of not correctly specifying a fire assembly are, of course, potentially disastrous. First launched in 2008, the…
Lonza Wood Protection offers a choice of tried, tested and trusted fire retardant treatments for cladding timbers.

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