Sprinkler systems


“If we can fit sprinklers and save lives, it’s the right thing to do” – Rob Barber, Chair of the National Fire Sprinkler Network

IFSEC Global interviews Rob Barber, after he was appointed as the new Chair of the National Fire Sprinkler Network (NFSN) at FIREX 2022. Read More

Building a case for sustainable resilience with fire strategies in construction

Tom Roche, Secretary of the BSA examines how fire strategies, such as the use of sprinklers, can play a role in sustainability efforts. Read More

Fire Sprinkler International 2022 conference to focus on future of sprinkler systems and changing regulations

The annual Fire Sprinkler International (FSI) conference returns to London next week, with a focus on water-based fire suppression. Read More

Blaze in Harlow destroys ‘unsprinklered’ local food factory

The Business Sprinkler Alliance has highlighted the lack of sprinklers in the building which may have helped contain the fire. Read More

BSA pumped up for FIREX 2022

Business Sprinkler Alliance is welcoming the return of Europe’s leading safety event which takes place at London's ExCeL on 17-19 May 2022. Read More

Major disruption caused by fires on sites lacking sprinkler systems

Ash Green Primary school in Mixenden, and a Nottingham recycling plant, both lacking sprinkler systems, have been severely damaged by serious fires. Read More

Housing Safety & Wellbeing Taskforce launched

The unveiling of the Housing Safety & Wellbeing Taskforce, which was joined by Sir Peter Bottomley MP, took place online on 13th January 2022. Read More

Plumis’ Automist Smartscan Hydra – How the award-winning fire protection system is safeguarding vulnerable social housing residents

IFSEC Global speaks to Plumis to discuss the company’s recent Fire Project of the Year Award win at the SFE Awards. Read More

Fire sprinkler systems: what’s required after installation?

Prinicipal Consultant at the FPA, Dale Kinnersley shares the LPC's guidance on the maintenance and testing of fire sprinkler systems. Read More

Water mist systems: What to consider and why third party testing is essential

The benefits of water mist systems and why it is crucial that those being specified by fire safety professionals are third-party certified. Read More

“The loss of a school can be avoided with a sprinkler system” – Jonathan O’Neill responds to new proposals for schools

Jonathan O’Neill offers his thoughts on the recently published proposals regarding fire safety in schools. Read More

Self-storage fire in Manchester: BSA highlights vulnerabilities of unsprinklered buildings

A fire in a self-storage facility in Denton, Manchester has destroyed hundreds of rented units, with the cause currently unknown. Read More

Improving the aesthetics and appeal of retrofitted sprinkler systems with pipework boxing

Gavin Byram from Pendock explains how pre-formed pipework boxing can improve the aesthetics and ease of installation of retrofitted sprinkler systems. Read More

“Ensure cabling is high quality for sprinkler systems,” says AEI Cables

AEI Cables is highlighting the need for the highest quality of cabling for use in sprinkler systems being fitted as part of new fire safety initiatives for high-rise buildings. Read More

Just 15% of newly-built schools in the UK are fitted with sprinklers

iHASCO, a provider of health and safety eLearning, is urging education institutions to tackle fire hazards with the launch of its updated Fire Awareness course, as reported on SHP. Read More



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