How do the LPC BS EN 12845:2015 changes affect you?

BS EN 12845:2015 supersedes BS EN 12845:2004+A2:2009 which was withdrawn on 31 December 2015. In January 2016, The Loss Prevention Council (LPC) Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Systems Incorporating BS EN 12845 were revised, meaning numerous changes to the LPC rules which will affect the sprinkler system and how the other building services integrate with it. […]

NEW RELEASE: FM Global – Thermal Radiation-Activated Sprinklers

Thermal Radiation-Activated Sprinklers FM Global have developed a new design for fire sprinklers which can be activated more efficiently than the current commercial sprinklers. They have an enhanced sensitivity to the thermal radiation emitted by a flame. A sprinkler of this nature is able to activate under scenarios where a current commercial sprinkler would not, […]

Servicing, testing and maintenance

Servicing, testing, maintenance In order to comply with ‘LPC rules for Sprinkler Installations’ which incorporates BS EN 12845:2015 and includes Technical Bulletin TB203:2015, the installer shall provide the user with a documented inspection and checking procedure for the system. The programme shall include instruction on the action to be taken in respect of faults, operation […]

Environmental Permits – Fire Suppression

Government Guidance. Further to new guidance this year from the Environment agency. There are requirements for waste and recycling facilities in the UK to install fire suppression systems in their facilities. Below are the requirements for Fire Suppression. We believe that this is extremely important as fires within waste recycling facilities are on the increase. Sprinklers […]

‘Did you know?’ Fire Sprinkler System

Seems like Fire Security come across the same questions on Fire Sprinkler Systems. Either the information is not being provided or, the questions go unanswered. How reliable are Fire Sprinkler Systems? Fire sprinkler systems are arguably the most robust and reliable fire safety device in today’s market. As a result, 96% of fires in sprinkler-protected buildings […]

Weekly Testing Sprinkler System

The fire brigade are being hailed unnecessarily to a number of schools. Since the time of our emergency services is very valuable we would like to avoid this issue. And so we have got to work solving the problem. Testing your Pump Switches On the rare occasion that the switches on the pumps fall out of […]

FSSI become a Member of BIFM

Fire Security (Sprinkler Installations) Ltd investing into long term development program by becoming a Corporate Member of BIFM in 2016 FSSI are proud to announce further commitment by becoming the first specialist fire sprinkler service provider to become a Corporate member of BIFM corporation. We are delighted to become a member of one of the […]

Viewpoint: Government plans to abandon expectations of Sprinklers in new schools

Fire Safety Design for Schools BB100 Since its inception in 2007, the Department for Education’s Building Bulletin 100 (BB100) “Fire Safety Design for Schools” has promoted the installation of Fire Sprinklers in new schools based upon a risk-assessed approach.  However, with proposed revisions stating that “BB100 no longer includes an expectation that most new school […]

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