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What Impact Has COVID-19 Had On The Fire Industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had ramifications for almost every industry, some more than others. With the pandemic stretching well into a second year, the non-medical consequences continue, and many are wondering about which of the required changes might become permanent. As regards the fire sector, we asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What impact has COVID-19 had on the fire industry?

Johnson Controls Unveil Chemguard 3x3 Non-Fluorinated Foam Concentrate For Class B Fuel Fire Suppression

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned company for smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, has announced the launch of Chemguard NFF 3x3 UL201 Foam Concentrate. NFF technology This new, patent-pending Non-Fluorinated Foam (NFF) technology provides fast and effective fire suppression on most Class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuel fires. With a longer drain time than most AR-AFFFs, this foam blanket also delivers excellent post-exting...

Johnson Controls Launches ANSUL NFF 3x3 UL201 Foam Concentrate To Provide Effective Fire Suppression

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is setting a new standard in fire suppression with the launch of ANSUL® NFF 3x3 UL201 Foam Concentrate. This new, patent-pending, Non-Fluorinated Foam (NFF) technology provides fast, effective fire suppression on most Class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuel fires. With a longer drain time than most AR-AFFFs, this foam blanket also delivers excellent post-extinguishmen...

Don’t Play With Fire Safety In A Post-COVID World

The risk of fire is thankfully not an immediate threat in most people’s everyday lives. But this has led to a nonchalant attitude where many fail to appreciate the true dangers posed by a fire situation. The pandemic has served to make matters even more complex, and has pushed fire safety on the back burner as facility managers (FMs) turn their attention to COVID-proofing the workplace. Safety at work is now more of a focus than it has ever been, but the race to ensure we can return to wo...

Johnson Controls Launches The Tyco RM-2 Riser Manifold With Model TD-2 Test And Drain Valve

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, introduces the Tyco RM-2 Riser Manifold with Model TD-2 Test and Drain Valve. The UL and UL-C Listed, FM Approved system simplifies installation, testing, and operation for fire protection contractors by providing all the necessary components in a pre-assembled compact unit, including a unique linear shut-off function offering the ultimate sealing design. The RM-2 Riser Manifold is intended for use with wet pipe sprink...

TYCO LFP Antifreeze+ From Johnson Controls Protects Sprinkler Systems In Extreme Cold Weather

Johnson Controls, a global provider of smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions - and originator of UL Listed antifreeze for fire sprinkler systems - continues to innovate its wet-pipe freeze protection solution to support market demands and more rigorous temperature requirements. Tyco LFP Antifreeze+ from Johnson Controls delivers the first UL Listed antifreeze solution that performs at temperatures as low as minus 32°C (minus 25°F). The pre-mixed solution protects against fre...

Johnson Controls Unveil Smart Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Solution, As Part Of OpenBlue Suite Of Digital Solutions

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned provider for smart and sustainable building solutions, is reimagining fire safety with the launch of its Smart Connected Fire Sprinkler Monitoring solution. As part of Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue suite of digital solutions, this industry-first solution delivers real-time insights into fire sprinkler system health to enable swift preventative action. The solution empowers building managers to transform their maintenance strategies from reactive to pro...

Fire Safety: Making Regulatory Change A Business Imperative

In the years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy of 2017, all eyes have been on fire regulations, which have come under increased scrutiny – and it’s easy to see why. Even after the disaster, businesses across the UK are still lagging behind on mandatory fire safety regulations. It seems that regulatory change has not brought about the desired outcome at most organizations.   With all 53 recommendations of the Hackitt Review set to come into effect this year, many a...

Johnson Controls Announces An Enhanced Listing For Its UL Listed LFP Antifreeze For Large Volume Systems

Johnson Controls, the global renowned solutions provider for smart and sustainable buildings, has announced an enhanced listing for its LFP Antifreeze. The industry’s first UL listed antifreeze is now listed for system volumes of up to 500 gallons. LFP Antifreeze LFP Antifreeze complements the full line of Tyco fire suppression products. Those offerings, along with other Johnson Controls products and solutions, help make buildings more safe, secure and sustainable. “With over 150...

BAFSA Invites Fire Security Companies To Join Their Golf And Challenge Day At Mottram Hall

In its 4th year and ever popular, the BAFSA Golf & Challenge Day is on Thursday 27th June at Mottram Hall. They want to make this a ‘best turn out year ever’ and get more than 100 keen competitors battling it out on the field. All hoping to win a trophy or two and of course attain the title of BAFSA Challenge winners 2019. New surprise Challenges Challenges include Segway Trials; Human Table Football; Archery; Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting; Cornhole plus a few new surprise Challe...

Johnson Controls Launches TYCO® Model RV-1A Pressure Relief Valve And TYCO® Model PRV-1A Pressure Reducing Valve

Johnson Controls announces the launch of two new TYCO® pressure control valves for fire protection systems: the TYCO® Model RV-1A Pressure Relief Valve and the TYCO® Model PRV-1A Pressure Reducing Valve. The new valves offer simple, low-maintenance solutions for controlling and maintaining optimal water pressure within commercial fire protection systems. Maintains a relatively constant system pressure The TYCO® RV-1A Pressure Relief Valve automatically relieves excess pressure...

Johnson Controls Unveils TYCO ESFR-34 Sprinkler That Offers Industry’s Tallest Ceiling-Only Warehouse Protection

Johnson Controls has announced the release of the new TYCO Model ESFR-34 Pendent Sprinkler (TY9286). The latest TYCO ESFR-34 sprinkler is an early suppression and fast response sprinkler that provides the tallest ceiling-only fire protection and narrowest aisle width currently available. TYCO ESFR-34 sprinkler The ESFR-34 sprinkler helps protect storage arrangements of 50 feet (15, 2 m) with a ceiling height up to 55 feet (16, 8 m) and aisle widths as narrow as six feet (1, 8 m). These sprink...

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