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ASFP to host Passive Fire Protection Zone at Firex International

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be welcoming visitors to the ASFP Passive Fire Protection Zone, at Firex International in London’s ExCel on 21-23 June.

The ASFP’s stand (D179), featuring a 12m2 video screen, will be the focal point of the Zone, which brings together in one location a number of ASFP member companies, representing a cross section of the passive fire protection sector.
The Zone aims to provide easy access for facilities managers, contractors, services installers, Responsible Persons and designers to advice, products, services and best practice in relation to ‘built-in’ fire protection.

The Zone will allow visitors to gain a greater understanding of the essential role of passive fire protection within today’s built environment. The ASFP will be showcasing its range of services, from publications and videos to technical advice, seminars, training and member support. While expert representatives from ASFP member companies will be on hand to address visitors’ specific questions and concerns relating to the specification, installation, inspection and management of passive fire protection.

The ASFP will also be holding an interactive question time event in the UBM Expertise & Guidance Theatre from 10.30am-12pm on Wednesday 22 June 2016, giving visitors an opportunity to question a range of experts from across the built environment on passive fire protection issues that may impact their business. A panel of experts made up of eminent specialists from within their industry discipline, will offer opinion and stimulate debate on issues that are of direct concern.

Questions may range from:
• ‘If I find my fire compartmentation to be inadequate, what are my options?’
• ‘How do I know that the fire resisting products being installed are fit for purpose?’
• ‘What is the relevance of specifying and installing passive fire protection that has 3rd party certification?’
• ‘Just what is my legal responsibility?’

Speakers will represent the views of the architect/designer; fire engineer; main contractor; passive fire protection installer; passive fire protection manufacturer; certification bodies; fire service; building control; facilities manager; insurer; and the building owner.

This invitation-only event is designed to be interactive. Questions on specific issues can be submitted in advance, to enable the panel of experts the time to consider their view.

To register for the Question time event visit www.firex.co.uk/ASFPQuestionTime. For further details of ASFP activities at Firex International or to submit a question for discussion at the Question time event visit www.asfp.org.uk, or email info@asfp.org.uk

For more information, go to www.asfp.org.uk

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