New fire detection solution for high value properities provides a technology first

FireVu is introducing the first fire detection technology that combines Visual Smoke Detection (VSD), flame detection and now temperature sensing technology in the form of a built in thermopile. The Multi Detector will offer architects and professionals responsible for fire safety a solution that will identify and analyse smoke and heat patterns to raise alerts. It is aimed at heritage…

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Siemens ensures regulatory compliance and maximum protection at PETNET Solutions

PETNET Solutions’ radiopharmaceutical drug manufacturing facility in Lisses, near Paris, requires special fire safety and security measures to keep staff and assets safe. Siemens has installed an integrated solution that comprises fire detection, access control, video surveillance and building automation.  An open architecture approach was taken to ensure interoperability across all technical and security systems and processes, enabling reliable, safe…

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ADT provides Newcastle College with the full package

ADT Fire and Security is now providing fully comprehensive fire and security solutions with integration of the fire detection and access control systems for the majority of Newcastle College. For the past six years, ADT has maintained the majority of fire detection and alarm systems at the college. However after demonstrating successful results the contract has been extended to include…

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FIRERAY Heater Keeps Optical Beam Smoke Detectors Clear of Condensation

FIRERAY optical beam smoke detectors provide wide area smoke detection when it is impractical to use traditional point-type detectors. They are also ideal for large indoor spaces with high ceilings, such as warehouses, sports arenas, factories or shopping malls. There are two general types of detector: projected, which utilise two detector heads; and reflective, which have one detector head and…

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Sanctuary Housing installs Aico smoke alarms in new development

Sanctuary Housing, one of the largest social housing providers in the country, has installed Aico’s 160RC series mains-powered RadioLINK alarm systems into all of the 96 flats in its latest £10.4 million development in Newlands Place, Cumbernauld. Sanctuary Housing manages homes across England and Scotland, providing general rented, sheltered and home ownership accommodation. Sanctuary Cumbernauld, one of its regional operations…

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Fike’s Video Fire Detection Protects UK’s Heritage

The SigniFire Video Fire Detection (VFD) system from Fike Safety Technology (FST) has been deployed in the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) hangar to protect some of the nation’s most valuable historic assets. Based at RAF Coningsby, the aircraft of the BBMF are regularly seen at events commemorating World War II, British State occasions and at air displays around…

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Aico smoke alarms installed at Her Majesty’s Pleasure

HM Prisons Grendon & Springhill in Buckinghamshire are installing Aico battery operated standalone optical smoke alarms in 230 prison cells as part of their transition to a Category M/L5 system. Following the introduction of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, existing prisons are required to review and upgrade their fire detection systems over a period of years. This needs to…

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Interest in fire doors reignited by major industry initiative

Fire Door Safety Week makes a return this year following a hugely successful launch in 2013. The campaign will take place between 15 and 21 September 2014, engaging the breadth of the industry and raising awareness of the critical role fire doors play in passive fire protection in every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building. The brainchild of the British…

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Costa Invest in Fike’s Intelligent 2-Wire Fire Detection Technology

Some of Costa’s newest outlets in the UK are being protected by Fike’s TWINFLEXpro intelligent 2-wire fire alarm systems. From full-sized branches to small kiosks, from Minehead to London, Costa is relying on flexible and reliable protection from an innovative fire detection solution manufactured in the UK by Fike Safety Technology (FST). All the systems have been supplied, tested and…

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