Fire Protection

‘Resident knowledge of building safety improving, but poor standards still persist’

Key findings from the report included a rise in access to building information, but also that poor standards and service still persist. Read More

Third-party fire door certification decreases despite legislation awareness, according to new research

Third party certification awareness for fire doors is growing, yet the proportion of certified fire doors in use has dropped according to the BWF. Read More

Wireless evacuation and nurse call system launched in Australia

Ramtech has launched its WES3 Wireless Evacuation and Nurse Call System at a construction site in Australia. Read More

Fire system update for £2m Accrington Stanley Community Trust Sports Hub

Accrington Stanley Football Club Community Trust’s new £2m sports hub, gets Comelit-PAC’s LogiFire addressable system installed. Read More

Historic Cutlers’ Hall gets wireless fire protection

The home of the Worshipful Company of Cutlers, in the heart of the City of London, is now protected by wireless fire devices from Hyfire. Read More

Summer safeguarding: Protecting schools with fire door hardware

Sue Corrick, Product Manager at Allegion UK explains how responsible persons can use the summer break to extend the service life of fire doors in school buildings. Read More

Warringtonfire to ‘triple fire testing capacity’ with new $30 million facilities opening in 2025

Warringtonfire has announced its plans to open a new $30 million fire testing and certification facility in Warrington, UK, to meet demand. Read More

Chain Bridge Honey Farm gets fire safety upgrade

Chain Bridge Honey Farm, a honey production and visitor attraction, has upgraded its fire safety systems with the installation of Comelit-PAC’s LogiFire solution with cloud capability. Read More

IFSEC Interviews: ASFP’s Mike Ward on VR for passive fire protection training

IFSEC Insider speaks to Mike Ward, Managing Director for the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) at FIREX 2023. Read More

FPA achieves UKAS accreditation for fire resistance testing

The FPA has become UKAS accredited to perform fire resistance testing, following expansion of its testing facilities with the addition of two fire resistance test furnaces. Read More

Doorset Product Data Templates released for ‘consistent’ performance data

A Product Data Template for doorsets has been released, aimed at manufactures and distributors to have more 'consistent' performance data. Read More

IFSEC Interviews: IoT in fire safety – What does the future hold?

IFSEC Insider speaks to Andy Speake, Chair of the FIA Internet of Things (IoT) Forum, about the future of IoT technology in the industry. Read More

Government releases fire safety guidance for electric vehicles in car parks

The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) has released ‘interim’ fire safety guidance for electric vehicles in covered car parks. Read More

Historic Harold Pinter Theatre gets wireless fire protection upgrade

A London Victoria theatre, the Harold Pinter Theatre, gets upgraded with a fire system including over 100 wireless devices from Apollo’s REACH range. Read More

Chair of BSA voices concerns on Leicestershire commercial building fire

IFSEC Insider hears from Iain Cox, Chair of Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) about the effects and impact of commercial fires without sprinkler protection. Read More

Etex acquires UK-based Superglass Insulation

Etex has acquired UK insulation producer Superglass to extend its footprint for sustainable insulation beyond its existing presence. Read More

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