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Stately home secured with Advanced protection

A country house steeped in almost two centuries of history is now being protected by benchmark multi-protocol panels from fire systems leader Advanced. Designed by the resident architect to the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester Cathedral, the grade II listed ...

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Comply with new ventilation fire risk standards with Filta

Award-winning Filta has unveiled a new automated duct-cleaning service to help operators meet the stricter TR19 increased fire risk management standards for commercial kitchens. FiltaVent works by spraying biological enzymes directly into the ventilation system with special nozzles to reduce ...

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Fire ahead

FMJ talks to Harrison Briggs, Solutions Manager at Churchill Group, and Nick Fox, FM consultant and Chair of IWFM UK Members Council on the growing need to adopt the latest fire safety and compliance technology within the hospitality sector As ...

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Atalian Servest makes the grade at the University of Edinburgh

Atalian Servest has won a three-year contract, worth a base cost of £250,000 per annum, with the University of Edinburgh to maintain its fire alarm and associated life safety systems. The global FM service provider will service over 250 buildings ...

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How Visual Alarm Devices enable effective, lifesaving evacuation

Author: Anja Schafers, Product Marketing Manager, Fire Detection, Johnson Controls In the event of a fire, saving lives is the highest priority. Building occupants need to be alerted as early as possible using alarm devices, so they can evacuate quickly. ...

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One in four UK universities have received complaints over fire safety and evacuation standards

According to figures released by power management company, Eaton, the majority of UK universities are failing to invest in new technologies that reduce the risk of electrically ignited fires. This new data was obtained through a Freedom of Information (FoI) ...

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Fire protection and precautions

The principle legislation regarding fire precautions in England and Wales is The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Similar requirements apply in Scotland under The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the Fire (Scotland) Regulations 2006. The Order has been in ...

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Poll highlights alarming lack of fire door knowledge across trades

Despite reporting a growth in demand for fire safety products and devices in the last year, a new poll by online ironmongery supplier IronmongeryDirect has revealed that over half (54 per cent) of tradespeople do not know how to check ...

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Slovenian manufacturer installs Advanced at state-of-the-art head office

Advanced, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, has been specified in the Head Office of a leading European manufacturer. With more than 200 employees, Slovenia-based manufacturer, Pirnar, export their luxury, high-specification doors across ...

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Taking the heat

Neil Budd and Robert Thilthorpe, Technical Managers at the Fire Industry Association (FIA), explain the core responsibilities involved in fire protection management Among facilities managers’ many responsibilities, fire protection is one of the most important. All non-domestic buildings are required ...

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