International Fire Protection E-News – July 2021

Now open! NFPA 2022 call for proposals

This year marks NFPA’s 125th anniversary, with the celebrations culminating in the return of the…

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Fibresense – going the extra mile

Industrial fire detection specialist Patol has introduced a new fibre-optic linear heat detection cable (LHDC)…

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Utilising existing fire safety technologies efficiently

Latest BRE research* into the investigation of fire fatalities in domestic dwellings in Scotland concluded…

Steve Hamm, Chief Executive of the IFE.
IFE unveils future global strategy

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has undertaken a comprehensive review of its communications and…

Aico’s National Sales Director Steve Trafford with The Parliamentary Review. (Aico)
Aico recognised in The Parliamentary Review

Aico has been recognised as a best-practice representative for the upcoming 2021 edition of The…

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Set the standard for certification and performance with Howe Green

Howe Green’s durable 7500 Series and 1050 Series Floor Access Covers are independently tested to…

Emre Kazan and Cem Savas. (Plentific)
Plentific provides landlords complete assurance with bolstered compliance offering

Plentific, the leading platform for smart property management, has today announced an enhanced compliance product…

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Pocket Guide makes light work of meeting BS 5266-1

Fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has published its BS 5266-1 Pocket Guide to…

Mann McGowan Product Family.
Mann McGowan appoint Falcon Acoustics & Passive Fire Solutions as Indian distributor

Mann McGowan is pleased to announce a partnership with Falcon Acoustics & Passive Fire Solutions…

Soteria FR1500 press molded for high volume production. (Trelleborg)
Trelleborg launches new lightweight fire-resistant material

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation launches its new lightweight fire-resistant material as part of its ongoing…

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Households must replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years, finds BRE study

Households should replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years unless manufacturers recommend otherwise, according to…

2021 Fire Safety Regulations explained

Fire safety has been at the forefront of conversations around building architecture and construction since…

Book Review: Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World…

IFI Group – Independent Fire Inspections introduces IFI Group Ltd

Independent Fire Inspections Ltd is undergoing a rebrand and expansion! After the success of each…

Partially conditioned interior spaces with unheated areas vulnerable to freezing can be good candidates for a listed antifreeze.
Why you should think about sprinkler freeze protection this summer

Planning for freezing temperatures during the sweltering summer might not be the first thing on…

Fire seals incorporating a hydrated sodium silicate intumescent in a purpose-designed uPVC sleeve.
Intumescent materials – the vital technology in passive fire protection systems

They remain inert in normal conditions but expand to many times their dormant size to…

Effective fire detection and suppression in the engine area is critical to protecting against the majority of bus fires. Reacton’s A+ rated systems and linear detection combine for fast detection and demonstrated suppression performance.
Bus fire systems requirements: what’s been happening since the introduction of UNECE R107?

Fires in mass transportation, and buses specifically, have been a long-term concern. The very nature…

High-pressure supervised latching actuator - TLX Technologies
Now a recognized component to UL 864!

TLX Technologies’ patented high-pressure supervised latching actuator is now a recognized component to UL 864.…

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