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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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BSI updates standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems for commercial buildings

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems. The standard, BS 5839-1:2017, covers the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around commercial buildings. ...

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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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Leading school selects Advanced for fire alarms and paging

A leading UK girls’ school has selected multi-protocol fire panels linked to a high performance radio paging system from Advanced, to ensure the safety of pupils and DDA/Equality Act compliance.St Catherine’s School, Bramley, near Guildford, Surrey, comprises preparatory and senior ...

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Fike’s video fire detection protects UK’s heritage

The SigniFire Video Fire Detection (VFD) system from Fike Safety Technology (FST) has been deployed in the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) hangar to protect some of the nation’s most valuable historic assets. Based at RAF Coningsby, the aircraft ...

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