residential housing


Euralarm Task Group grows database for residential fire safety

We hear more from Euralarm about why this initiative was brought back for issue of fire safety in the domestic environment. Read More

GFE’s fire detection system chosen for residential development in Istanbul

A fire detection and alarm system has been installed for a residential development located in Turkey by Global Fire Equipment (GFE). Read More

5 steps to ensure your home is secure and protected

Simple steps that everyone can take to keep their home safe – tips that security professionals can share with their own customers. Read More

Awareness of fire risks from lithium-ion batteries grows amid calls for bans on charging infrastructure and e-bikes and scooters

Several news stories in recent weeks have highlighted the growing concerns property managers and the wider fire industry have around […] Read More

National Home Security Month 2022 takes place to raise awareness of home security

National Home Security Month 2022 is looking to raise awareness of home security and the importance of taking precautions. Read More

Residential security and electrical installers set to capitalise on growing demand for smart home products

There is an opportunity for installers to capitalise on growing consumer demand for smart home products, according to a new report. Read More

Designing a building safety strategy – A case study from Orbit

Neil Yeomans from Orbit explains how the company created its building safety strategy and why it will be central to its work on the Building Safety Act. Read More

New Fire Safety Regulations in England to implement ‘most’ Grenfell Tower inquiry recommendations

The Fire Safety Regulations 2022 introduce new duties implementing recommendations of the Phase 1 report of the Grenfell Tower inquiry. Read More

Islington Council moves to Comelit-PAC’s cloud for its residential developments

Islington Council works with Comelit-PAC for a cloud based door entry solution managing access control to communal residential developments. Read More

Premises under guardianship scheme in Brighton closed down without prohibition order after fire safety failings

Occupants at a former care home under a temporary guardianship scheme were evicted after the premises was found to have fire safety failings. Read More

New simultaneous evacuation guidance for purpose-built blocks of flats

An explanation of the main provisions of the NFCC's new edition of simultaneous evacuation guidance for purpose-built blocks of flats. Read More

What’s next for fire safety in the social housing sector?

A leading panel of experts took to the stage at FIREX in May to examine the challenges in improving fire safety in the social housing sector. Read More

Government omits requirement for Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans in latest consultation response

Following a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans consultation, the Government has opted against mandating PEEPs. Read More

FIREX welcomes the National Social Housing Fire Strategy Group – Dedicated seminar sessions for housing association and local authorities to attend

FIREX is delighted to welcome the National Social Housing Fire Strategy Group (NSHFSG) and its members to this year’s show at London's ExCeL. Read More

Residential property management firm highlights improved efficiencies with digital fire logbooks

Scott Castle has highlighted how digital fire logbooks have helped improve efficiencies at the company across its portfolio of sites. Read More

Watford Community Housing carries out multi-sensor fire safety upgrades on high-rise blocks

Two high-rise blocks under Watford Community Housing’s have upgraded their fire safety systems using a Grade D LD1 fire detection system. Read More



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