EN12101 – Safety in numbers

Life safety provision within buildings has rightfully been under severe scrutiny in recent months, as it is vital to ensure a building provides a safe environment for its residents. Smoke control systems are a vital and integral part of a building’s life safety system and regulations already exist that place a legal responsibility upon a building’s owners to ensure the…

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Setting the Standard – SE Controls becomes the first SCA IFC SDI 19 certified company.

SE Controls has become the first company to be approved under the new SDI 19 certification scheme, which has been developed by the Smoke Control Association (SCA) in partnership with IFC Certification and has been introduced to help raise standards across the industry. Developed to ensure a suitable level of competency is maintained in all aspects of smoke control systems,…

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Chubb’s Iconic Fire Extinguisher Balloon Ready for Take-Off Celebrating 200 years of service

Chubb Fire & Security Limited’s distinctive, extinguisher-shaped hot air balloon took to the skies this summer, appearing at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th August. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). This year is the 40th anniversary of the event, featuring over 130 hot air balloons from across the…

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Advanced Protection for National Rail College

A key driver in the successful delivery of the UK’s £42.6 billion HS2 project, the new National College for High Speed Rail, is now protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced. Located in Doncaster, a town historically known for its prominent role in rail engineering and maintenance, the college occupies 76,000 sq ft of teaching and workshop space, with specialist…

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Chubb wins Fire Safety and Security Award

Chubb Fire & Security Limited has won the Fire Safety & Security award at the Electrical Review Excellence Awards 2018 for its design and installation of an innovative wireless fire detection system at the prestigious Queen’s Hotel in Penzance. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies…

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SYAM The Log Book Company

SYAM’s FAB/16Z Fire Alarm Log Book has been updated to the latest edition of BS5839 Part 1: 2017.  This Standard requires more information to be recorded in the log book than its previous versions so that engineers conducting periodic inspections have the information in the log book rather than having to second-guess the designer’s original intentions. These changes include areas…

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Advanced Protection for Chichester College

More than 15,000 students and staff at Chichester College, one of the largest education institutions in the South of England, are now being protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced. Opened in 1964, the West Sussex college’s main campus houses over 5,000 full-time students studying A-Levels, BTEC Diplomas, NVQs and many other vocational qualifications. The campus has been substantially upgraded…

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Horbury secures contract with Nottingham Community Housing Association

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) has appointed Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, to provide fire safety services across its property portfolio. The contract, which started in April with the potential to run for three years, will see Horbury Property Services providing fire door and fire compartmentation inspection and remediation services. Richard Sutton, General Manager at Horbury Property…

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