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WATCH: Reasons to exhibit at FIREX International 2019

This video outlines the benefits of exhibiting at Europe's largest annual fire safety trade show, FIREX International, with highlights of the products and education on show during the 2018 edition. Read More

TOA Corporation Q&A: Facilitating lockdown strategies with a “completely integrated solution”

TOA Corporation UK director Ian Bridgewater assesses the state of the commercial audio and security equipment sector and how this technology is developing. Read More

Why we need a unified, tiered, national register of fire risk assessors

Competency is the word on everyone’s lips – right across the fire industry, from installers to fire risk assessors. I […] Read More

WATCH: Passive fire protection solutions from Quelfire showcased at FIREX 2018

Quelfire's products, which are tested to the latest BS & EN standards, include fire containment systems for pipe, duct and electrical service penetrations, as well as linear joints and cavity barriers. Read More

5 things you need to know about evacuating a tall building

Five tips for safely evacuating a tall building, courtesy of Gerard Wallace, managing director at Evac+Chair. Read More

WATCH: The ground-breaking solutions that extinguish electrical fires at source

Garry Adey, MD of Helios Systems, shows FIREX TV the eBulb, which can be fitted to white goods as well as TVs and other appliances, AMFE suppression and detection for electrical control cabinets, and a moving cannon and camera attacking a false fire. Read More

Glasgow School of Art fire: Are we learning from our mistakes?

Tom Roche, senior consultant for international codes and standards at FM Global, says that current English building regulations might be clear, but the guidance is not and there's a gulf between perception and reality in the commercial sector. Read More

Three BS EN 54 myths debunked: Why temporary construction products are exempt

Bradley Markham, director at Bull Products, argues that products used only temporarily on construction sites do not fall within the scope of EN 54. Read More

Advanced publishes fire protection brochure aimed at historic or heritage sites

Relevant to specifiers, installers and persons responsible for fire safety management, the new brochure offers solutions to the unique, often formidable challenges posed by buildings that are sometimes hundreds of years old. Read More

Comelit’s new fire division: “Clients want integrated, bespoke solutions and compliance as standard”

Comelit Group diversified into fire safety technology at IFSEC and FIREX 2018, while also launching a new doorbell and monitor. The group's new fire manager, Colin Smith, talked exclusively to IFSEC Global about his role and expectations for the division. Read More