Plumis on fire suppression and Approved Document B
Plumis offer an in-depth look at how Automist, a unique automatic fire suppression platform, fits with the sprinkler standard BS9251, and more recently the water-mist standard DD8458.
Fire suppression and ADB - Bespoke or pre-engineered?
The question is understandable because sprinklers are the only compensatory measure explicitly mentioned in Approved
Document B – Volume 1 – Dwellinghouses, and Automist can at first sight appear to be a sprinkler system.
For a full detailed answer, read the ’Fire suppression and ADB - Bespoke or pre-engineered?’ pdf above
Automist from Plumis provides cost effective fire protection to facilitate open plan design and comply with building regulations and the RRFSO. Click here to watch the video on how
Plumis has a Reseller Accreditation process to train builders to correctly specify and install Automist in residential properties.
Visit their website www.plumis.co.uk to learn more.
Hammersmith’s Devonport Property Consulting has specified Automist fire protection from Plumis for its development of 5 Devonport Mews in West London. Automist satisfied the requirements of Approved Document B of the Building Regulations and met the developer’s budgetary and aesthetic needs. The fire suppression system has been designed to be easy to install and does not need a dedicated water supply, storage tanks or in line pressure pumps.
Firemaster of Brixham advised on the Automist fire protection installation to ensure compliance with fire regulations providing a high pressure pump to generate a fine water mist from nozzles mounted under a standard tap for effective residential fire life suppression. It can be easily retrofitted, is very cost effective and does not involve the use of sprinklers
Landlords can now easily meet HMO (House in Multiple Occupation) licensing conditions without costly and time consuming building work by installing Plumis Automist, an active fire protection system designed to be simple to retrofit and a less potentially damaging alternative to residential sprinklers. Automist gives designers a number of active fire protection options that negate the need to install passive escape routes.
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Plumis has launched a certification scheme for Accredited Resellers to help meet growing demand for its affordable sprinkler alternative.