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Everything you need to know about fire compartmentation

Effective compartmentation is integral to any passive fire protection strategy. It should be incorporated into a construction project as early as possible to help ensure buildings remain structurally...

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Maintaining Industry Standards for Fire Suppression Systems

Fire suppression systems are a fundamental element in addressing fire risk to buildings and their occupants. Working alongside fire prevention and protection methods, fire suppression systems respond...

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What is firestopping in construction?

Firestopping is a fundamental part of passive fireproofing. It refers to the process of filling openings and joints between walls and floors with fire-resistant material. The effect of this is to...

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Protecting high rise buildings and tower blocks from fire

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, tower block fire regulations have come under increased scrutiny. Aside from questions around the safety of different types of cladding, all aspects of...

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Preventing fire in hospitals

As complex buildings occupied by vulnerable people, hospitals present a number of significant fire risks. Whether wiring problems or the storage of hazardous materials, these risks threaten the...

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Stopping Smoke: What is a cold smoke seal?

A smoke seal is a brush that goes around a door, or a door frame, to prevent smoke from passing through the gaps. The smoke seal is an integral part of preventing toxic smoke from passing into the...

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What is cementitious fire protection?

If a material is known for having properties of cement, it’s called ‘cementitious’. Cementitious materials are one of the core ingredients when making concrete. There are two forms of...

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How does fire affect structural steel?

How does fire affect structural steel? Structural steel is one of the most common materials used in building construction, owing to its high strength and ductility. Whilst structural steel is...

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Fire Safety Guides

What is a fire suppression system and how does it work?

A fire suppression system is an integral part of any fire protection infrastructure. ‘Fire suppression’ is a collective term for any engineering groups of units that are designed to put out a...

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Who is responsible for enforcing fire safety legislation?

Over the last few years, fire safety legislation has been developed and refined so that all roles and responsibilities are assigned to the right people. Landlords and building owners must comply with...

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