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Ending The False Alarm Nightmare Thanks To Advances In False Alarm Management Techniques

“Most nights, the fire alarm goes off after midnight in the building where I live. It rings for about 20 minutes before security switches it off. This has been happening for almost three years. The alarm has never yet been the result of a real fire, but I fear the day when it is. Everyone’s become so complacent now that I worry no one will react when an emergency does happen – and there will be very serious consequences.” The day-to-day experience of this Dubai resident...

Advanced's Critical Role Of Fire Protection In Healthcare Facilities

In May 2021, sparks in a ventilator ignited a deadly blaze in the intensive care unit of a COVID-19 treatment building at an Indian hospital. Investigations into the incident later revealed a variety of gaps in the building’s fire protection measures. While incidents of this severity are thankfully relatively rare, this tragic example serves to remind us of the particular risks associated with healthcare settings. The presence of countless fire hazards, the difficulties of effectively m...

Advanced Appoints Sales Manager For Europe To Support Growth Strategy

Global fire and life safety systems leader, Advanced, has appointed Vladimir Zrnic as Sales Manager for Europe to support sales of its industry-leading fire systems, in a drive to meet the UK manufacturer’s ambitious growth targets. Industry Experience Widening his current role that focuses on southern Europe, Turkey, and Israel, Vladimir will use his wealth of fire industry experience, thorough understanding of customers’ fire system needs, and in-depth knowledge of Advanced&rsq...

Advanced Is Installer’s Choice At Ultra-Luxe Marassi Al Bahrain Resort

Pioneering fire protection solutions from global fire systems manufacturer, Advanced have been chosen to protect the prestigious waterfront mall, hotel and serviced apartments development in the Kingdom of Bahrain. A network of 19 UL-864-approved Axis AX fire panels from Advanced has been installed at the 178,000m2 Marassi Galleria shopping mall. A further network of 14 Axis AX fire panels were also installed at the mall’s adjoining waterfront boutique hotel and high-end serviced apartm...

Advanced On Networked Fire Systems – What To Consider?

The demands on today’s fire systems have never been greater, but not all panels are created equal, which can make choosing the right solution a challenge. Many fire panels are relied upon to alert people to real and potential emergencies, control evacuation procedures, and reduce the number of false alarms. They are also required to control the release of suppressants, operate smoke control systems, manage the closure and release of fire doors, link to graphical control systems, and int...

Cardiff Apartments Meet BS 8629 Code Of Practice With Installation Of Advanced's EvacGo

Two seven-story residential apartment buildings in the cultural and social hot-spot of Cardiff Bay are now protected by evacuation alert systems from UK manufacturer, Advanced. The EvacGo panels have been installed to meet the criteria set out in the BS 8629 Code of Practice for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of evacuation alert systems for use by fire and rescue services in England and Wales. Audible warning in emergencies Situated in Cardiff Bay’s Tiger Quay...

System Upgrade Delivers Ship-Shape Fire Protection At HMS Belfast

Permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames in London, the decommissioned Royal Navy warship, HMS Belfast is owned and operated by Imperial War Museum (IWM). As part of ongoing fire system upgrade works taking place across the Museum’s estate, an eight-loop and a two-loop MxPro 5 fire panel, along with a TouchControl touchscreen remote control terminal and repeater, have been installed across six of the battleship’s nine decks, as well as in its on-shore visitor pavilion...

Advanced Publishes Pocket Guide To Emergency Lighting To Make Compliance With BS 5266-1 Quicker And Easier

Fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has published its BS 5266-1 Pocket Guide to Emergency Lighting. Developed for individuals and organizations responsible for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency lighting systems, the pocket guide serves as a tool to make compliance with BS 5266-1 quicker and easier. The BS 5266-1 Pocket Guide to Emergency Lighting helps system designers and installers to understand the importance of emergency lighting, the legi...

University Of Bristol Chooses Advanced For Upgrading Its Emergency Lighting

The University of Bristol’s emergency lighting upgrade continues with the installation of a further ten LuxIntelligent emergency lighting panels from fire and life safety system manufacturer, Advanced. The new equipment will be installed alongside 21 existing LuxIntelligent panels linked to around 4,500 light fittings, to ensure ongoing compliance with the BS 5266-1 code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises. Time and cost savings The LuxIntelligent panels will continue to...

Advanced Provides LuxIntelligent Emergency Light Testing Panels To Enhance Lighting Solutions For The University Of Bristol

The University of Bristol’s emergency lighting upgrade continues with the installation of a further ten LuxIntelligent emergency light testing panels from fire and life safety system manufacturer, Advanced. The new equipment will be installed alongside 21 existing LuxIntelligent panels linked to around 4,500 light fittings, to ensure ongoing compliance with the BS 5266-1 code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises. The LuxIntelligent panels will continue to be retrofitted acro...

Giving Fire Systems The Designer Touch

When it comes to fire systems, choosing technology that offers the highest levels of protection is paramount. However, in many settings, aesthetics are critical too. TouchControl, the touchscreen remote control terminal and repeater from Advanced ensures you don’t have to compromise on safety or style. Regional Sales Manager at Advanced, Vladimir Zrnic, explains. Why choose a touchscreen remote control terminal? Sleek and versatile, TouchControl has a low-profile, high-resolution 10-in...

Axis EN Installation Protects Ho Chi Minh City’s Latest Upscale Apartment Complex

An intelligent network of 20 Axis EN fire panels from fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at HaDo Centrosa Garden in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. HaDo Centrosa Garden is a 70,000 m2 development of eight 30-storey luxury residential towers and 115 townhouses located in the heart of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. The upscale condominium complex’s facilities will include a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, fitness centre, rooftop...

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