Fire Protection Centre
Novus Property Solutions has been specified to complete fire integrity work as part of a £180,000 contract at three private care homes in Chester, Liverpool and Warrington.
Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has installed Kidde Fyrnetics TenYCO range of CO alarms, the first battery carbon monoxide alarms with a 10-year guarantee covering both alarm and sealed-in lithium battery. GHA have 26,500 properties, each fitted with at least one CO alarm, and the TenYCO self-contained CO alarm offers reduced whole life and maintenance costs. Watch the useful Kidde Fyrnetics video on carbon monoxide risks and easy alarm installation.
Knauf Insulation has designed and supplied a bespoke insulation product to be used in the construction of the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University in Birmingham.
In 2009, the fatal fire at Lakanal House, Camberwell, proved a tragic reminder of the importance of effective fire detection and alarm systems. Here, Peter Lackey, product marketing manager from ADT Fire & Security advises on the importance of designing effective systems for high-rise, multiple occupancy buildings…
The old Minerva based fire detection system at St John’s, one of NHS Lothian’s hospitals, has been upgraded by ADT Fire & Security to a fully digital addressable MZX system, with signals reliably and instantly transmitted from the fire detector to the control panel. The experienced ADT engineers worked closely with the hospital estate team to ensure there there was no disruption to the 24/7 healthcare facilities during the upgrade.