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Coopers Fire To Host CPD Seminars To Create A Better Understanding Of Fire Curtains

The CPD will be hosted on Zoom and will be available to anyone who wishes to get a greater understanding of fire curtains and when and where a fire curtain can be specified within the build environment. The CPD seminars are designed for architects and other construction professionals across the specification chain. The seminars are FREE to attend and they usually require about one hour to present the Active Fire Curtain Barriers CPD seminar, which includes approximately 15 minutes for a Q&A...

Coopers Fire Christmas Appeal Running A Collection For Waterlooville Food Bank

In the lead up to Christmas, Coopers Fire have been running a collection for Waterlooville Food Bank. Waterlooville Food Bank work alongside recognized organizations such as the Citizens Advice Bureau, Children Services, Schools, Housing Association, and more to supply items to those in need in the local area. For many this year has been especially challenging and the region’s food banks are reporting a shocking rise in the number of people relying on the donation of food. Demand More T...

Coopers Fire Discuss Passive Fire Protection Systems And The Significance Of Fire Ratings And Standard

Fire rating systems are a way of determining how much time a passive fire protection system can withstand a fire. There are several international variations, but they all follow a plotted curve of time over temperature. What are the standards and ratings - and what do they mean in real-world situations? There are several testing standards for fire curtains, which can vary internationally. These include BS 8524-1, BS EN 1634-1 and UL 10D. Since 2014, the UL 10D product safety standard has become...

Coopers Fire Release A Few Crucial Fire Safety Tips To Consider To Avoid Fire Hazards During The Festive Season

Even with slightly relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, Christmas in 2020 will be very different from the ones everyone is used to celebrating. Not everyone will be able to gather together under the same roof to spend the festive period together. Some will be in isolation or stuck abroad, away from family and friends. Together or apart, fires can still happen at Christmas time; in fact, it’s statistically the worst time of year for fires - which sadly can be some of the most destructive. In 202...

Coopers Fire Takes Part In The National Christmas Jumper Day And Helps To Raise Funds For Save The Children

On Friday 11th December 2020 Coopers Fire took part in National Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children and raised a brilliant £102.00! Save the Children exists to help every child reach their full potential. In the UK and around the world, they make sure children stay safe, healthy and keep learning, so they can become who they want to be. Tackling major problems They lead the way in tackling problems like pneumonia, hunger, and protecting children in war while making sure eac...

Coopers Fire Gets Approval To Provide Educational Seminars On Cleanroom Fire Curtains Through The RIBA CPD Network

Coopers Fire have had their latest CPD assessed and approved by RIBA to provide architects and specifiers educational seminars on Cleanroom Fire Curtains through the RIBA CPD Providers Network. Coopers Fire has developed the FireMaster Cleanroom fire curtain. The FireMaster Cleanroom fire curtain offers 2 hours of fire resistance and allows designers of cleanrooms the flexibility to help create open plan environments already afforded to more traditional manufacturing facilities. Fire curtain b...

Coopers Fire Discusses Fire Safety In 2020: How The Pandemic Impacted Fire Around The World

2020 was a big year for Coopers Fire. The company has relocated its headquarters to a purpose-built, state-of-the-art new facility in Waterlooville, and reimagined its website for the next phase of Coopers Fire’s growth. The company has even managed to complete work on some exciting fire curtain installation projects. But 2020 will forever be remembered as the year of COVID-19 - the disease that spread around the world and brought life as everyone knows it to a complete standstill. As all...

Coopers Fire Highlight Important Features Of Concertina Fire Curtains In Complex Designs

Open-plan spaces remain hugely popular in architecture. Giant leaps of engineering achievement have made incorporating large open spaces in modern buildings easier than ever – but the resulting complexity can make protecting them from fire challenge. Concertina fire curtains offer a unique way to compartmentalize almost any open-plan space, even when the mounting surface isn’t immediately obvious. Normal vertical fire curtains can compartmentalize whole sections of space in straight...

Coopers Fire Discuss The Advantages And Applications Of Horizontal Fire Curtains On Commercial Structures

Modern commercial structures benefit from the latest architectural, construction and fire safety innovations - giving designers almost limitless possibilities for creativity. One of the greatest fire safety innovations driving the change in architecture is the horizontal fire curtain. Where can horizontal fire curtains be used, and how are they changing the shape of new buildings? Designing a tall, open atrium allows an architect to create a sense of scale and grandeur, by drawing in huge amount...

Coopers Fire Highlights The Need For Fire Safety Systems’ Maintenance And Service In COVID-19 Lockdown

While there’s still a lot up in the air at the moment with regards to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, some offices have returned to business. But was fire safety forgotten during the COVID-19 induced lockdown? Changed retail landscape The UK’s high street is making a slow return to business, thanks in part to the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme and somewhat relaxed social distancing measures. With fewer customers in stores, the retail landscape looks very different n...

Coopers Fire Welcome The Launch Of The ASFP Black Book Guidance On Active Fire Curtains

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has published its new Black Book: Active Fire Curtains: Compartmentation and Protected Routes, 1st Edition: Guidance on specification, use, and application of the product. This is the most up-to-date independent guide to the provision of proprietary active fire curtains. This is the most up-to-date independent guide to the provision of proprietary active fire curtains. The new ASFP Black Book outlines how to select a suitable fire curtain, a...

Coopers Fire Shares Fire Statistics: When Do Most Fires Happen?

Predicting when a fire will happen is a difficult and complex task. Emerging artificial intelligence and machine learning tools could help predict the path and severity of fires maybe even the occurrence. But before these technologies emerge, can the statistics on house fires in the US and UK help us understand when most fires happen? UK Fire Statistics The good news is that, on the whole, fires in the UK are in decline. This is due to continuous improvement in fire safety education and buildi...

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