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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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Johnson Controls presents enhanced range of fire alarm devices

Johnson Controls has introduced an innovative range of sounders, Visual Alarm Devices (VADs) and Visual Indicating Devices (VIDs), helping to improve performance of fire detection systems and ensure evacuation responses occur quickly during a real fire event. With two leading ...

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Kentec’s next generation Taktis fire panel for largest sites takes centre stage at Essen

(SECURITY ESSEN – Stand 6.A28) Kentec is showcasing its market-leading, life-critical control systems at Security Essen, with its next generation Taktis 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel taking centre stage. The Taktis 16L extends the current Taktis fire panel to ...

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The Chocolate Quarter, one of the UK’s most stylish retirement complexes, is now protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced

Originally the home of Fry’s chocolate, the iconic collection of 1920s buildings has been sympathetically developed by KWL Architects and Andrew Wilson Developments for Bristol-based charity, the St Monica Trust. The result is an impressive complex of high-spec apartments, elegant ...

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The multiple benefits of thermal imagining for biofuel fire prevention

The growth in the use of biofuels to generate power has led to an important new application for infrared monitoring. Common biofuel sources such as forestry waste and wood chips are stored in massive heaps but the big problem with ...

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Leading Kosovo bank selects Advanced protection for new HQ

One of the leading banks in Europe’s newest nation has selected industry-leading Advanced fire systems to protect its new headquarters. The purpose-built HQ of NLB Bank in Pristina, Kosovo is a landmark building in the heart of the Kosovar capital, ...

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FFE’s light cancelation technology receives UK patent

FFE has been awarded a UK patent (Patent No. GB2513366) for its innovative new light cancelation technology for its Fireray range of infrared beam smoke detectors. The technology works by actively monitoring ambient light levels on the detector and ‘subtracting’ ...

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Advanced protection for Scotland’s art collection

The National Galleries of Scotland has selected industry-leading MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced to protect all of its properties, including three major galleries holding priceless collections. Buildings protected by Advanced panels include the flagship Scottish National Gallery on Princes ...

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