FM Global shares new fire protection and installation guidance for lithium-ion energy storage systems

Publicly available research to inform building and fire codes for safe installation practices London, U.K.—Lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS), in high demand for supplying energy to buildings and power grids but under scrutiny for recent fires and explosions, are…

Johnson Controls announces the Tyco® EG-25 Sprinkler Guard

Johnson Controls has announced that its Tyco® EG-25 Sprinkler Guard is the first FM-approved guard on the market to meet FM Global design guidelines and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for using a listed guard in areas where sprinklers…

Latest FM Global research finds novel oxygen-reducing technology a potentially viable fire protection method

FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, today released new research on oxygen reduction systems, finding them a potentially adequate fire protection method for certain well-sealed, unoccupied spaces. Oxygen reduction systems (ORS) stream nitrogen into…

FM Global urges better safety test for high-rise exterior claddings that have fueled deadly building fires

Costly and sometimes fatal fires in some of the world’s newest and tallest buildings have recently been stoked by highly combustible exterior claddings chosen for aesthetics, energy efficiency, weather-proofing and cost-effectiveness—not safety.  Moreover, prevailing methods for testing the combustibility of exterior claddings…

Turning the building envelope into a fire prevention shield

The role and importance of active fire protection systems such as sprinklers is well known in most industrialized countries. However, the importance of fire-limiting construction for the entire building envelope is not as well understood. Complicating matters further are the…

Balmoral Tanks

Offering project-specific choices of LPCB and FM Global approved hot press moulded GRP sectional, hot press steel sectional, steel and aluminium bolted cylindrical tanks, Balmoral will guide you through the firefighting sprinkler tank specification and ordering process and carry out…

FireVu achieves prestigious FM Approval certification

FireVu has announced that its Visual Smoke and Flame Detection System has obtained FM Approval, an internationally recognised testing standard. This latest achievement follows more than 10 years of success for FireVu, an award-winning solution which provides early fire detection…

Latest Revisions Announced to FM Global Data Sheets

FM Global has announced the latest round of changes to its technical data sheets. The latest revised data sheets include DS 7-76 (Prevention and Mitigation of Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire) and DS 7-88 (Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks). Data sheets…

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