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A ban on fitting sprinklers in ammonia refrigeration machinery rooms has been lifted. EN 378-3 has been updated and the 2016 edition removes the ban. This was a success achieved by the collaboration of EFSN members in several countries and could not have been achieved by

Recent research in the UK, which is expected to be published soon, has shown that on average the fire service attends over one fire each day in a sprinklered building. That is just in the UK. Here is a selection of recent fires, for which

Warrington Certification has launched new Certifire schemes for pivots and door handles on fire doorsets. The UKAS accredited Technical Schedules (TS’s), which have been developed in response to industry demand, include four new TS’s covering top and bottom pivots, electromechanical locks, handles and variable geometry hinges. For

Kentec gas extinguishing fire safety panels are playing an important role helping protecting Specsavers’ new £12 million West Midland manufacturing and distribution centre. A new fire safety system, designed and installed by life safety systems specialists Leader Systems LLP, comprises Kentec K11031 M2 Sigma XT Automatic three zone Extinguishant Control Panels with Apollo conventional Series 65

The International Lighting Fixture Design Conference took place over two days in February 2017 and included a presentation by David Mudd, of Lux-TSI, on 'Thermoplastic Diffusers - How to stay compliant'. The presentation was given as direct result of confusion and uncertainty from within in the lighting industry itself, about TPa and TPb