Case Studies

Bryx Station Provides Enhanced Fire Station Alerting Service To West University Place Fire Department

Bryx, a globally renowned provider of first responder technology, has landed their first station alerting customer in Texas, bringing features such as color-changing lighting, heart-smart ramping tones, text-to-speech readouts, and full station automation. With the installation of the Bryx Station alerting system at West University Place Fire Department, firefighters are alerted faster and with more detailed information, helping them respond quicker and much more efficiently. Bryx platform for...

Advanced Secures Campus Of Swansea University With Its MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Control Panels

Swansea University installs a network of Advanced fire alarm control panels to protect its 65-acre, £450million Bay campus from the threat of fire. The University installs 25 one, two and four-loop MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels throughout its 11 academic Bay campus buildings, specified thanks to their superior networking abilities. Installed alongside over 5000 Hochiki and Apollo protocol devices, each fire panel has been programmed as a standalone, with all information reporting back...

NFCC Calls For Review On All Residential Buildings With Four Or More Floors In Brighton And Hove For Fire Sprinklers Installed

The National Fire Chiefs’ Council has called for all residential buildings with four floors or more to be installed with sprinkler systems after a huge fire tore through student flats in Bolton, United Kingdom last month. Fire sprinklers in Tall buildings But a Freedom of Information request from The Argus revealed 44 council-owned housing blocks in Brighton and Hove which are four storeys or taller do not have sprinklers installed. This is a worrying discovery as two of the 44 buildings...

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s Sprinklers Selected by St Leger Homes, UK In An Effort To Improve Fire Safety

St Leger Homes of Doncaster have been working closely with colleagues at Doncaster Council to improve fire safety across its housing stock. Doncaster Council funded fire safety works in all of St Leger Homes’ high-rise buildings at a cost of around £6m, with sprinkler installations accounting for over half of the total spend. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority contributed £200k to the installation of sprinklers at Silverwood House from their Safer Stronger Communities Re...

Gent Vigilon Fire Alarm And Detection System Secures William Edwards School In Grays, Essex

A Gent by Honeywell Vigilon fire alarm and detection (FDA) system, incorporating the Response Plus paging system, has been selected to protect the pupils and staff at the renowned secondary school, William Edwards, in Grays, Essex, United Kingdom. The William Edwards School in Grays, which recently marked the 50th anniversary of its opening this year, required a full design, supply, installation and commission of a new Fire and Detection Alarm (FDA) system throughout the premises, as part of an...

Gent Compact Aspirating Smoke Detection Units Installed At Camden’s Highgate Mental Health Centre

Gent by Honeywell has supplied an aspirating smoke detection system to the Camden Islington NHS Foundation Trust. It was designed and installed by long-time Gent elite system integrator PFS Group Ltd., (formerly Premier Fire Systems Limited). The new solution replaced the existing optical smoke detection devices within two mental health wards within the Highgate Mental Health Centre in Dartmouth Park Hill, London. According to Simon Ford, Contracts Manager, PFS Group Ltd., a new system was need...

Birmingham's Westside One Chooses Gent Fire Detection And Alarm System To Attain Highest Level Of Fire Protection

Westside One, a residential building located in Birmingham city center, was constructed little over a decade ago yet its old addressable fire system was ageing rapidly and did not comply with current regulations. Midlands-based fire safety solutions specialists, Fire Safety Services Ltd., who are known for providing the maintenance for the multi-story premises, encountered recurring problems with the existing fire detection and alarm system (FDA), and recommended a complete upgrade to provide t...

Gent By Honeywell’s Fire Detection And Alarm System Ensures Enhanced Security For Goldington Academy

Gent by Honeywell's fire detection and alarm (FDA) solution has been selected to protect the Goldington Academy in Bedford. S-Quad dual optical network A Gent three panel S-Quad dual optical network has been installed across the middle school’s 1960s’ education blocks, including a sports hall and an arts center/gymnasium. The Goldington Academy, renowned for both its educational standard and its extracurricular activities in sport, music and drama, won Academy status in 2011 and ha...

Gent By Honeywell Fire Detection And Alarm System Secures Luxury Hotel In The Scottish Highlands

Gent by Honeywell has supplied its innovative fire detection and alarm (FDA) system to a new luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands. The system was installed by long time Gent system integrator, Northern Security Alarms. The hotel, Links House at Royal Dornoch, overlooks the first tee of the Royal Dornoch Golf Course and incorporates a fully restored nineteenth century manor house alongside a newly built addition. “The main requirement for the project was a flexible and comprehensive alar...

Edinburgh Napier University Installs Gent By Honeywell’s Advanced Fire Detection And Alarm System

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in the country, with almost 18,000 students based across twelve campuses in the Scottish capital. The University has recently embarked on an ambitious £100m investment program to provide some of the UK’s best teaching and learning facilities. One of the campuses currently being developed is the Merchiston campus which houses the majority of the University’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Bui...

Gent’s Fire Detection And Alarm System Ensures Enhanced Security At Scotland’s The Highlander’s Museum

An innovative fire detection and alarm (FDA) solution from fire industry experts Gent by Honeywell has been selected to protect visitors at one of the UK’s largest regimental museums, Scotland’s Highlander’s Museum. Gent Vigilon system The Gent system has been installed as part of a £2.9 million redevelopment program which has transformed the museum into a heritage center where visitors can learn about the history of army regiments raised from the region and their links...

Gent By Honeywell Fire Detection And Alarm System Installed At UK’s Beacon Arts Centre

A fire detection and alarm solution from fire industry experts Gent by Honeywell, has been installed in one of the UK’s newest cultural venues, the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock, Scotland. Opened to visitors in January 2013, The Beacon is situated at Customhouse Quay, overlooking the River Clyde estuary. The prestigious building is the replacement venue for the Greenock Arts Guild Theatre, which served the community of Inverclyde for 65 years. Gent Voice Alarm (VA) system At the brand...

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