Case Studies

Hochiki Europe Reduces False Alarm Risk At German Student Accommodation

For many students, the prospect of moving away from home and living alone for the first time can be daunting. Thanks to leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, Hochiki Europe, and NSC Sicherheitstechnik, students living at two sophisticated accommodation developments in Germany have one less thing to worry about when it comes to fire safety. The new developments are eight storeys high and capable of accommodating 239 residents at each location. Both named The Flag, they provide a flexibl...

Fire Risk Assessment Infographic released to facilitate organisational fire safety

The Fire Risk Assessment infographic details the responsibilities of employers and building owners towards fire safety The Fire Risk Assessment Network have released a new infographic detailing the responsibilities of employers, building owners or occupiers with regards to fire safety at the workplace. The visually compelling, easy-to-understand infographic also includes information about general safety hazards, fire risk assessments and the law. It is of the utmost importan...

Advanced Electronics' MxPro 5 fire protection solution safeguards The Broadway

At the heart of The Broadway’s active fire protection system is a network of 10 Advanced MxPro 5 intelligent multiprotocol panels The Broadway is the latest UK retail venture for Meyer Bergman, which also owns The Bentall Centre in Kingston upon Thames and London’s iconic Burlington Arcade. It is home to over 570,000 sq. ft. of retail and leisure units, plus 1,300 parking spaces. Advanced protects numerous retail destinations around the world, including Westfi...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Protects Sydney Harbour Tunnel

NetVu’s advanced Video Smoke Detection (VSD) system is being used to provide a rapid response to potential fires in the AU$554 million Sydney Harbour Tunnel. Retrofitted to 80 of the tunnel’s CCTV cameras - 40 in each tube - VSD offers a vital early warning of incidents in the tunnel which carries nearly 90,000 vehicles a day. Benefits Of The Video Smoke Detection The key benefit of the Video Smoke Detection (VSD), now being applied in Sydney, is its ability to use image-processing...

Hochiki Europe & Scottish Security And Fire Systems Protect Fife Baptist Church

Hochiki Europe, leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, has recently worked with Scottish Security and Fire Systems to ensure the safety and security of a renovated Baptist church in Fife. The building which now houses Glenrothes Baptist Church was first constructed in the early 1960s and used as local authority offices. Following its recent conversion into a place of religious worship and, as such, a place of medium assembly under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Solution Protects Palm Jumeirah Tunnel in Dubai

D-Tec - part of NetVu - announced that its partner in the Middle East region, BSS-ME, has supplied, tested, and commissioned seven advanced IP-based, NetVu Connected, FireVu units to provide a state-of-the-art CCTV-based VSD (Video Smoke Detection) solution for the main tunnel at the famous Palm Jumeirah man-made island in Dubai. The creation of the Palm Jumeirah, which has been dubbed the 'eighth wonder of the world', has dramatically changed the Dubai area, doubling the Emirate’s beach f...

Engesul installs SecuriFire 500 fire alarm panels on luxury yachts

Schaefer luxury yachts feature SecuriFire 500 fire panels Located in Southern Brazil, luxury yacht builder Schaefer Yachts manufactures motor yachts up to 24 metres in length. Founded in 1992, the luxury yacht builder helped to establish the Santa Catarina area in Southern Brazil as a yachting hub. The shipyard made its mark with the Phantom line of luxury motor yachts and grew to become one of the country’s largest boat manufacturers. Infusion technology for waste mana...

Hochiki Europe fire detection system installed at Belgian bank

Over 4,300 ALG-EN optical smoke sensors, which feature Hochiki Europe’s chamber technology, have been installed When VSK Electronics in Belgium were asked to install a fire system into one of the largest banks in the country, it turned to Hochiki Europe’s detection products to complete the project. The bank’s headquarters is housed within a stunning seven story structure which is widely admired for its architectural excellence. The curved outer perimeter of...

Hochiki Europe’s HCP-W weather-proof call points reduce unwanted alarms of Honey Monster Foods

Hochiki Europe’s Enhanced Systems Protocol is a total communications solution for fire detection As one of the mainstays of the UK breakfast cereal market, few will be unfamiliar with Sugar Puffs. Immensely popular for nearly 60 years, since the 1970s the Honey Monster has been at the forefront of a number of memorable advertising campaigns that have seen him working with people as diverse as Boyzone, Kevin Keegan and ‘punk poet’ John Cooper Clarke. In 1982...

Hochiki fire detection system installed at Cobalt Business Park

Most of the systems installed at Cobalt Business Park use Hochiki Europe's Enhanced Systems Protocol (ESP) With around 40 individual buildings housing over 160,000m 2 of prime office space, Cobalt Business Park is the largest complex of its kind in the UK. Located just a short drive from central Newcastle, it has played a vital part in the regeneration of the region, which is now one of the nation’s most vibrant and forward thinking business hubs. Building work began ov...

Prysmian fire resistant cables installed at Old Trafford Cricket ground

FP200 and FP Plus are both high quality fire resistant cables with Inudite, which reduces the risk of third party damage Prysmian Afumex LSX™, FP Plus™ and FP200 Gold®, have been specified and installed as part of a grand £32 million transformation of Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home to the world famous Lancashire County Cricket Club. 8,000 metres of FP have been used as part of the fire alarm system, in preparation for Old Trafford becoming a first cl...

Alberta home saved by Ara Safety Pro

Ara Safety proves useful in bringing down the effects of catastrophic fires and harmful smoke When flames engulfed an attic of a home in Forestburg, Alberta, the local Fire Department and its Chief Kevin Lunty used Ara Safety's Fire Interruption Technology to contain the damage and save the home from total loss. The fire had gone unnoticed for a while. When fire fighters arrived on scene, the flames had spread throughout the attic. With an exhausted water supply, and the rese...

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