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28 November 2022

COMELIT-PAC has been working with partner GB Integrated Systems to fit the very latest fire safety solutions at Claremont Primary School, in turn ensuring the safety of pupils, staff and visitors alike.

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29 November 2022

SYSTEMS INSTALLER Fire Queen Limited has combined a state-of-the-art Advanced Go fire panel with cutting-edge wireless devices from Hyfire to protect artwork at The Art of Banksy Exhibition, which is housed in a temporary venue at Manchester’s Media City.

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15 November 2022

HOCHIKI EUROPE and Cornerstone Group Fire and Security Systems, the latter a valued member of the Hochiki Systems Partners Network, have recently joined forces to deliver a life safety system for The Royal Free Hospital, a major teaching hospital in the Hampstead area of the London Borough of Camden.

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15 November 2022

C-TEC IS exhibiting at two major exhibitions in London this month: London Build, which runs at Olympia on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 November, and also Homes UK, which is taking place at London’s ExCeL on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 November.

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22 November 2022

FOLLOWING ON from a competitive tender process, Global Fire Equipment (GFE) was chosen to design, supply and install the fire detection and alarm system for Eston Sehir Mahallem, a prestigious residential development located in the Bahcesehir district of Istanbul in Turkey.

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27 October 2022

AMTHAL FIRE & Security is celebrating a duo of award wins. At the recent St Albans Chamber of Commerce Community Business Awards, CEO Jamie Allam was named as winner of the Business Leader of the Year category. In tandem, Alex Dearden was awarded the silver prize for Apprentice of the Year at the Watford and West Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce Awards.

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01 November 2022

ONE OF the most historic and valued properties in the care of the National Trust for Scotland is now protected by cutting-edge wireless fire technology supplied by Hyfire. The House of the Binns – or simply The Binns – is an historic property located in West Lothian that has served as the seat of the Dalyell family since the 17th Century.

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25 October 2022

THE STATE-of-the-art building in central London that is The HYLO Tower needed an equivalent standard of fire detection system to protect its occupants and effectively manage any potential fire event, which is why Siemens’ Cerberus PRO range of detection equipment with ASA technology was selected.

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25 October 2022

INTELLIGENT FIRE, evacuation and emergency lighting systems developer Advanced will be exhibiting on Stand E64 at London Build 2022, which takes place from 16-17 November at Olympia. The company’s representatives will be offering visitors guidance on how Advanced’s systems fit into the recent amendments to Part B (Fire Safety) of the Building Regulations, which come into effect on 1 December. In addition, they will also showcase Advanced’s latest evacuation alert and fire safety solutions.

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25 October 2022

COMBINING THE expertise of established wireless solutions providers, the Argus Security, Hyfire and Ramtech Electronics brands are now working alongside each other to form The Orama Group. This new collective will “push innovation and expand geographical reach” to further meet the wireless safety and security needs of different industries – from construction through to the commercial and industrial sectors – and the application requirements of constituent end users.

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18 October 2022

HOME LIFE safety systems specialist Aico has just launched two products: the Ei660i and Ei660iRF multi-sensor fire alarms. Importantly, these new additions to Aico’s 600 Series boast all of the benefits of the company’s award-winning multi-sensor fire alarms.

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04 October 2022

ONE OF the UK’s best known supermarket chains has chosen Patol Ltd and Securiton Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) to protect a significant investment made by the business in a bid to expand its online offer.

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04 October 2022

HONEYWELL HAS launched a ‘first-of-its-kind’ solution that combines early warning smoke detection with advanced indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring, in turn furthering the company’s ongoing efforts to create safer and healthier buildings.

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04 October 2022

TECHNOLOGY COMPANY Siemens has named Videcon as its new strategic partner for the Cerberus FIT range of fire detection and alarm products. As a result, Videcon becomes Siemens’ first-ever distribution partner for fire safety products in the UK and Ireland.

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26 September 2022

EATON IS launching a new addressable fire alarm and detection control panel that reduces installation time and cost, while at the same time optimising ease of use and cyber security. xDetect simplifies the control of fire alarms and other peripherals in commercial buildings, enabling a faster response in the event of a fire episode or other emergency.

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21 September 2022

AXISGO IS the new generation single-loop fire panel from Advanced that’s designed to provide cost-effective access to Axis EN range performance, quality and ease of use in a simpler, non-networkable format that delivers “complete fire protection peace of mind”.

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23 August 2022

MIKE COTTAM has been appointed sales director at fire protection solutions developer Advanced. Cottam joins the business from global science-based technology company 3M where, over the past 19 years, he has held a variety of roles covering sales and marketing, integration and Lean Six Sigma.

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16 August 2022

A LANDMARK residential building in London’s Islington district is now being protected by cutting-edge Taurus wireless fire devices supplied by Hyfire. Installation and commissioning of the new set-up took around one tenth of the time that would have been necessary for a traditional wired installation.

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03 August 2022

SEEKING TO empower residents to create safer and healthier homes, life safety systems developer Aico has launched the third iteration of the HomeLINK app. The app provides an innovative solution to some of the housing sector’s biggest challenges, such as damp and mould and poor indoor air quality.

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27 July 2022

APOLLO FIRE Detectors is launching its latest range of hybrid wireless fire detectors and accessories. The REACH Wireless series offers a range of wireless alternatives to many fire safety products, in turn providing a significant degree of flexibility and convenience in system design, as well as affording confidence among installers and their end users.

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FEATURES

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16 November 2022

THE COST of living is at an all-time high just now, so as a business owner how can you deliver a price increase announcement for your customers? Here, Simon Tushingham Jones provides key tips on how to do just that, as well as explaining an effective way in which to increase costs without losing valuable customers.

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23 September 2022

OVER THE last decade, carbon monoxide poisoning has caused an average of 162 deaths yearly in the UK. That’s equivalent to one life being lost every few days. Here, Ian Ballinger shares some expert insight on achieving carbon monoxide compliance and future-proofing properties.

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13 September 2022

THE LAST year has witnessed significant changes regarding the legal requirements for smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) protection for all types of residential dwellings throughout the UK, including both owned and rented properties, but concerning disparities remain regarding the minimum level of protection required throughout each country and property type. Ian Ballinger and Craig Drinkald discuss the situation in some detail.

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11 July 2022

FOLLOWING THE Grenfell Tower disaster in June 2017, where 72 people lost their lives, high-rise building owners and operators across the UK have been charged with ensuring that fire safety and evacuation procedures are the absolute best they can be in their buildings. What’s the current state of play? Hochiki Europe has the detail.

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28 May 2022

THE INTERNET of Things, Artificial Intelligence, connected data, wireless systems and Government guidance are all going to play their part in how fire safety evolves during the remainder of this year and into 2023. Nick Rutter shares his predictions for the sector.

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28 May 2022

ON TUESDAY 29 March at 10.30 am, Fire Safety Matters hosted another webinar in its ongoing CPD series. The focus on this occasion was ‘Flexible Evacuation Solutions to Meet BS 8629’. Brian Sims reviews what was said on the day by subject matter experts from webinar sponsor Advanced and Veritas Fire Support Services.

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28 May 2022

THE SUBJECT of competency in relation to fire safety was brought to the fore in the wake of Grenfell Tower and Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. Here, Justin Maltby-Smith discusses the importance of confirming competency and individuals’ responsibilities within the ‘golden thread’ of fire safety.

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28 May 2022

THE LATEST research involving UK heating engineers has identified a significant increase in the number of dangerous appliances across the nation being installed or poorly maintained due to the repercussions of COVID-19, with many individuals delaying crucial annual servicing. Steve Boggis and Craig Drinkald outline how every area of the industry can work together to ensure the highest standards of protection.

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28 May 2022

ON TUESDAY 23 November last year, the Government published the results of a consultation proposing an extension to regulations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms applicable to all rented properties within England. Andy Speake explains the requirements of the new legislation and outlines how to comply.

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28 May 2022

EVERY FALSE fire alarm is costly, but in a COVID-aware world, there’s now even more pressure on management teams operating in the leisure, retail and hospitality industries to prevent such alarms occurring at their premises. Liam Hunt elaborates on the detail.

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28 May 2022

COOKING EQUIPMENT, careless smoking and electrical malfunctions are three of the leading causes of fires in hotels. Aside from the serious threat to life and property posed by genuine fires, Neil Parkin observes why any failure to provide and maintain high-quality fire protection measures can realise other equally dire consequences.

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28 May 2022

WHEN ELECTRICIANS are required to install fire alarm and fire detection systems within domestic premises, it’s often the case that the design of such systems is effectively undertaken by others (for example, manufacturers or housebuilders). Is that the best way forward in terms of meeting British Standards? Tim Benstead investigates.

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28 May 2022

EVER SINCE the first wireless-based detection technologies were installed more than 20 years ago, manufacturers have been innovating to convince an often sceptical audience that such systems are at least comparable, and in some ways superior, to their hardwired cousins, as Derrick Hall duly observes.

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11 October 2021

IN JUNE 2017, the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, a block of flats in West London, claimed the lives of 72 people. In the aftermath of the episode, questions were asked about the safety and security of high-rise buildings, writes Michael Knibbs.

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16 July 2021

In the May 2021 edition of Fire Safety Matters (‘On the Bill’, pp20-21), the focus was on Royal Assent for the Fire Safety Bill to become the Fire Safety Act 2021, its implications for the fire sector and for ‘Responsible Persons’. This time around, Stacey Adams delves further into the revamped regulatory environment created by the Act, the implications for existing legislation and reviews the timescales for implementing the new requirements

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12 July 2021

WHEN ELECTRICIANS are required to install fire detection and fire alarm systems within domestic premises, it’s often the case that the design of such systems is effectively undertaken by others (for example, manufacturers or housebuilders) writes Tim Benstead. For domestic installations, such designers may detail what types of alarms should be installed and where and then provide the alarms specified.

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11 July 2021

The protection of large premises from fire presents a specific challenge for system designers. The first issue to address is the rapid and reliable detection of smoke. Experience has shown that optical beam smoke detectors offer an excellent solution. Nigel Ward details how recent developments have made this option even more attractive

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07 July 2021

Those industry professionals visiting Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre in early September to attend Nineteen Group’s Safety and Security Series will be privy to the UK’s largest group of events wholly dedicated to protecting people, property and assets. Here, Fire Safety Matters takes a look at what’s in store for practitioners at The Fire Safety Event

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07 July 2021

From 7-9 September, The Fire Safety Event makes a triumphal return to the NEC in Birmingham, with organiser Nineteen Events promising a show that’s bigger and better than ever. Here, Fire Safety Matters learns all about what’s on offer for visitors and seminar delegates from event director Tristan Norman

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19 May 2021

AS PART of 2021’s Dementia Action Week (which runs from 17-23 May), Claire O’Meara shares some perspectives on how today’s fire safety-centric technology can help safeguard tenants with dementia.

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14 April 2022

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