Hyfire introduces EvacWireless for BS8629 requirements

With high-rise residential building managers preparing for the new BS8629 evacuation control regulations, Hyfire has launched EvacWireless. Read More

FIREX Tech Talks: Fireco Digital Messaging Service (DMS)

Hear from Fireco, as the team discusses how its Digital Messaging Service (DMS) works, and the benefits it provides for users in emergencies. Read More


Watch as C-TEC talks viewers through its new EVAC-ALERT system designed to comply with BS 8629:2019 on evacuation alert systems. Read More

Kentec introduces Evac-Point to support efficient evacuation

Kentec Electronics has developed an Evacuation and Alert Control Indicating System (EACIE) to provide fire and rescue teams with an intelligent communication structure to support staged evacuation - Evac-Point. 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

Modern furnishings, electronic devices and exterior insulation have cut evacuation times, warns Euralarm

Euralarm says that modern furnishings, energy efficient materials and the proliferation of electronic devices have increased fire loads, reducing evacuation times in many buildings. Read More

The benefits of silent evacuation procedures in care homes

Silent evacuation procedures can be very effective in care homes, reducing false alarms and minimising distress to residents, says Tom Welland, product manager at Fireco. Read More

Smoke and heat exhaust ventilation: the difference between life and death

Dozens of lives could be saved every year if every building were fitted with natural smoke and heat exhaust ventilation, writes Will Goodenough, key account manager at Whitesales. Read More

Trends in evacuation tech and strategy you might see in 2017: adapting technology to fit the environment

John Robb, marketing director at Eaton, surveys the landscape and thinks voice alarm systems and dynamic exit sign technology will grow in importance. Read More

How to improve the fire evacuation procedure in a care home

John Robb, commercial buildings segment leader at Eaton, offers some tips on making sure your residents can evacuate safely should the worst happen. Read More

Vertical Cities: How to Safely Evacuate Tall Buildings

Gary Hicks, of Evac + Chair, Middle East described at FIREX 2016 how difficult it is to evacuate tall buildings safely. Read More

Eaton Publishes Whitepapers on Evacuation Strategy for Responsible Persons

Eaton, which is exhibiting at IFSEC 2016, has launched a series of whitepapers examining the issues that surround effective evacuation planning for commercial buildings. Read More

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