Hochiki Europe (UK) Ltd News

Advanced Secures Leuchie House In East Lothian With Their Wireless Fire Detection System

The fire alarm control equipment from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at the core of a wireless fire detection system protecting Leuchie House in East Lothian on the Scottish Borders. As part of an upgrade to the existing radio fire system at the classical Georgian mansion house in North Berwick which operates as a respite center for people with multiple sclerosis, an Advanced 4-loop MxPro 5 fire panel has been installed alongside the latest EMS wireless FireCell equipment. Fire...

Lloyds Building Installs MxPro 5 Panels Advanced Fire Protection

A network of 10 MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced, have been installed to protect London’s famous Lloyds Building. About Lloyds Building Also known as the Inside-Out Building, the Lloyds Building is located in the City of London’s main financial district and is a leading example of radical Bowellism architecture in which services for the building such as ducts and lifts are located on the exterior to maximize space in the interior. Built-in 1986, commercial office development becam...

Kentec’s Special Applications Department Unveils Evac-Point, Evacuation And Alert Control Indicating System For Effective High-Rise Evacuations

In response to a specific customer requirement, Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has developed through their Special Applications Department an Evacuation and Alert Control Indicating System (EACIE) to provide fire and rescue teams with an intelligent communication structure to support staged evacuation. Evac-Point system Kentec’s made-to-order ‘Evac-Point’ system uses user-defined zone reference labeling to enable Fire Se...

Hochiki Europe EN54-25 Approved Hybrid Wireless Fire Detection And Alarm Equipment

Life safety manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, launches a new range of hybrid wireless fire detection and alarm equipment. The Ekho product range is EN54-25 approved, RED compliant and takes hybrid wireless fire detection to new levels of reliability, flexibility and performance. Using the latest in radio networking technology, the Ekho hybrid wireless system provides a robust ‘always on’ network of devices which can automatically adapt to changing environmental conditions – offeri...

Advanced MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Control Panels And AdSpecials Panels Installed At Manchester’s Wythenshawe Hospital

130 Advanced fire alarm control panels have been chosen to protect one of the UK’s largest acute teaching hospitals. Selected for their performance, quality and ease of use, 96 intelligent addressable MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels and 34 custom AdSpecials panels will be installed at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, as part of a comprehensive upgrade. Wythenshawe Hospital As a center of clinical excellence, Wythenshawe Hospital, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, has...

Hochiki Italia Collaborates With Studio Albertini To Install Its Totem System At Italy’s Campeggio Del Garda

Set on the iconic shores of Italy’s Lake Garda, Campeggio del Garda is a popular campsite that attracts tourists from around the globe to its picturesque location. Hochiki Italia’s Totem solution was specified to protect the idyllic campsite and provide occupants with an ideal level of outdoor protection. Campeggio del Garda is located on the water’s edge of Lake Garda, one of Italy’s most picturesque lakes and holiday hotspots. The scenic location offers a range of bung...

Hochiki Offers An Elaborate Guide On Its Various Modules And To Help Understand Their Capabilities

Modules, also known as interfaces, are powerful devices designed to connect fire detection systems with other fire safety devices and/ or third-party equipment. For example, if there is a fire in a factory, user may wish to release magnetic locks on fire doors, send signals to access controls and automatically shut down plant machinery, all of which can be done through the capabilities of a module. The problem is, with so many modules available, how to know which one is ideal for a particular se...

Hochiki Announces All Its Products Achieving Safety Integrity Level 2 Rating

In the wake of the hugely damaging fire at one of the world’s most culturally significant and iconic landmarks, Notre-Dame, the importance of fire safety has once again seen a resurgence in the national press. March month also saw 78 people perish in a fire-related blast at a chemical plant in China – injuring hundreds of others. Both of these tragic events now serve as a stark and unfortunate reminder of how devastating an out of control fire can truly be. Due to the widespread inc...

Hochiki Announces LEAKalarm To Aid Buildings And Their Occupants In Water Leaks Detection

When it comes to protecting businesses against disruption, water damage can pose a serious threat, especially in the modern age where electrical systems are ingrained in almost every aspect of daily life. Advanced moisture detection systems can help building owners mitigate the risks to their bottom line. Building owners and facilities managers have an almost all-encompassing role to play in keeping businesses running. For these professionals, ensuring downtime is minimized by staying ahead of...

Hochiki Provides Fire Safety Solutions For Healthcare Facilities With Reduced False Alarms

Now, more than ever, healthcare facilities are experiencing an increased demand for patient care. And with more people to treat and protect, those working or residing within these spaces are at an even greater risk in the event of a fire emergency. Moving patients unnecessarily, such as in the event of a false alarm, can seriously impact their recovery. Therefore, it is crucial that these buildings are fitted with the highest quality life safety systems to ensure ultra-reliable protection. Whil...

Hochiki Announces EN-Approved ACD Multi-Sensors For Heat, Smoke And Carbon Monoxide Detection

Life safety devices, such as detectors and beacons, need to be as dependable as possible. While manufacturers may state that their products meet the industry agreed standards, the small print may say otherwise and require the meeting of more complex certification. For multi-sensors, this is of particular importance. In the face of constant technological innovation, multi-sensors have been hailed as one of the most advanced forms of life safety detection. Defined by BS 5839 as “a fire dete...

Hochiki Europe Releases Their Statement On The Action Plan Being Implemented During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Whilst the situation regarding the Coronavirus outbreak in Europe and the UK is developing and changing quickly, Hochiki Europe would like to assure all their partners that the business has been continually reviewing and monitoring the UK Government’s advice. To date, the company has implemented the following actions to reduce the virus spread: Encouraging staff to work from home, where practicable Travel ban in place for overseas business travel Staff rotation in place to promote soc...

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