Fire, Safety & Security

C-TEC launches new BS 5839-6 domestic fire alarm kit

 

Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has launched Hush ActiV, an innovative new BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm kit.

Reduce fire risk from mobility scooters

 

There can be nothing more terrifying for tenants in a residential block than a mobility scooter fire.
 
The materials used in the…

Fire Safety Measures Start From The Inside

 

 

With 2019 alone seeing five serious incidents of fire in multiple occupancy…

Boden Fire & Security partner with Roger Technology

 

Boden Fire & Security has announced a new partnership with leading gate and barrier manufacturer Roger Technology. Italy based Roger…

Smoke control system design and installation

 

In my last editorial piece for Housing Association I wrote about the government’s proposed changes to the Building Regulations as they relate to…

Fire & CO Safety: Connected, Protected

 

When specifying for high rise developments, one of the biggest priorities on a specifier’s list is the safety of the building’s occupants. With…

Colt, Compliance and Competence

 

Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, the subsequent Hackitt Review into Building Regulations and the ongoing Public Inquiry,…

Concealment enhances tenant safety

 

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers designed for increased tenant safety are growing in popularity…

GRP Fire Door Solution from Nationwide

 

After months of speculation, new testing and meetings between industry and MHCLG, leading social housing fenestration partner Nationwide Windows…

Fire safety: Implications of the new Government Advice Note

 

The government advice, issued in June 2019, will have widespread implications for the assessment and management of balcony fire risk. Will…

Compartmentation: why is it so important?

 

It takes seconds for a fire to spread through a hole the size of a pen nib. Compartmentation is a way to keep a fire contained in one place,…

Fire Safety Framework underlines importance of Fire Doors

 

The award-winning provider of homes and member of the G15, the Hyde Group, makes a significant contribution to meeting housing needs and to…