Product support team leader at Hochiki Europe, Simon Massey, explains what installers should take into account when recommending fire safety equipment for explosive atmospheres to ensure businesses comply with legislation and uphold the safety of workers. Hazardous areas are an unavoidable
Suspended ceilings – or false ceilings as they are sometimes referred to – are a common sight in both commercial and industrial settings across the globe. This article addresses the unique fire protection challenges they can pose, explaining the safety
Sprinklers were invented in the 19th century yet manufacturers continue to invest huge sums to improve them. Fire Sprinkler International 2016 is the place to catch up with developments. “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to
The use of glass is becoming increasingly prevalent in modern building design, particularly across the commercial construction sector, and as this area of the industry forecasts positive signs of growth for the years ahead, we are likely to see demand
Fire protection for data centres has evolved considerably in the last three decades. Technologies have matured to fulfil market demands for solutions that meet the delicate balance of properties required to maintain continuity of operation over the life of a
Fire detection and fire alarm systems (FDFAS) are used to provide early warning of fire in order to alert the local Fire and Rescue Service (FRS). FRS attendance at fires saves lives, prevents injury and reduces associated property damage costs.