Best Sprinkler System Installation Company- UK

  We are very proud to have been awarded the title of “Best Sprinkler System Installation Company- UK” in this year’s Build Magazine Facilities Management Awards. As well as receiving a trophy to commemorate the title, our Director, Richard Pipe, was asked to write an article to be included within the magazine: “Automatic Fire Sprinklers […]

Waste Management & Recycling – Fire Suppression

Risk of Fire Waste management and recycling facilities face many risks. Fire is a particular risk as waste produces heat which can very easily lead to a blaze. A fire could be accompanied by serious downtime in operations, risk to personnel/equipment, and further financial losses. Waste Management/ Recycling Targets Recent environmental targets have increased the […]

Did you know? Sprinkler Head Operation & Types

What types of Sprinkler Heads are available? Fusible Link Sprinklers vs. Glass Bulb Sprinklers All wet-pipe sprinklers are held closed by either a fusible link or a glass bulb that contains a heat-sensitive liquid. A fusible link sprinkler head has a two-part metal element that is fused by a heat-sensitive alloy. The link holds the pip cap, […]

Weekly Testing – Example

Weekly Testing Weekly testing is a very important aspect of maintaining a sprinkler system, it can highlight faults before they ever become an issue. This ensures the reliability of your system. Below is a photographed example of our own Alfie undergoing a weekly test. This is a relatively simple task which can bring light to […]

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BS EN 12845:2015 supersedes BS EN 12845:2004+A2:2009 which was withdrawn on 31 December 2015.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, […]

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 […]

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