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Gunning London Launches New Division, Gunning Fire To Meet Rising Need For Fire Door And Fire Stopping Solutions

Gunning London, the Chartered Building Company that specializes in internal and external refurbishments, has launched a new division, Gunning Fire, to meet the increasing need for professionally installed fire door and fire stopping solutions. Gunning Fire division Having achieved independent UKAS accredited certification from Bluesky in April 2021, the division will offer fire door installation, fire door maintenance, fire stopping (compartmentalization), and cladding refurbishment, delivered...

Johnson Controls Unveils ANSUL Non-Fluorinated Liquid Suppression Agent That Redefines Vehicle Fire Suppression

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned company for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, has unveiled its new ANSUL LVS Non-Fluorinated Liquid Suppression Agent. The new agent is manufactured without the use of per-fluorinated chemicals and is performance tested to ensure maximum effectiveness. It is now available worldwide. LVS Non-Fluorinated Agent LVS Non-Fluorinated Agent works by rapidly knocking down flames, then blanketing the fuel and...

Viking Acquires HydroPen Container Firefighting System

  VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has acquired HydroPen, the company behind the unique HydroPenTM container firefighting solution supplied to hundreds of ships. HydroPen's rapid uptake has been due to its combination of innovation, efficiency and ease of use. Attached to a ship’s hose and raised on a telescopic arm by a single crew member, water pressure alone powers its ‘drill and spray’ nozzle to penetrate a container door before switching to spray m...

Chubb Donates Laptops To Support Pupils With Remote Learning

Chubb, a foremost provider of security and fire safety solutions, is helping local pupils continue their education remotely throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with its Laptops for Schools initiative. Chubb is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the foremost global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions. When the COVID-19 crisis required schools across the country to close, children were sent home to continue their learning. Teachers took their classrooms o...

NFPA Standards Council Approves Development Of NFPA 420, Standard On Fire Protection Of Cannabis Growing And Processing Facilities

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that the NFPA Standards Council has approved the development of NFPA 420, Standard on Fire Protection of Cannabis Growing and Processing Facilities. The new standard, which was originally proposed in response to serious fires that have occurred at cannabis facilities in recent years, will provide clear guidance on fire protection standards for facilities that produce, process, and extract cannabis.  Fire protection aspects of gro...

Argus Introduces Streletz-PRO In A Virtual Classroom

Argus Spectrum International is pleased to present its new and unique service for the fire detection world. Web Camera + IP connected kit of actual devices is a pioneering virtual classroom for the programming of the "Streletz-PRO" wireless fire detection system. This service allows fire alarm engineers from all around the world to use one of the remote equipment kits to introduce themselves to the "Streletz-PRO" wireless alarm system. The user can control and monitor the equipment kit in the...

Streletz-PRO Wireless Fire Detection System Certified To EN54 By LPCB/BRE Group

The Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) has been working with industry and insurers for more than 100 years to set the standards needed to ensure that fire and security products and services perform effectively. LPCB’s Loss Prevention Standards (LPS) are now widely recognized and applied in fire and security sectors around the world. LPCB offers third-party certification confirming that products and services have met and will continue to meet these standards.  Streletz-PRO de...

Detector Testers Win Third Prestigious Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Employing over 100 people and with sales to over 140 countries, Detector Testers solutions (including products from the Solo and Testifire ranges) receive global use by fire professionals carrying out functional testing and maintenance of fire detection systems. In the last six years, the company’s unique product offering and investment in personnel has supported International sales growth of 121%, which today’s award announcement recognises. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise...

NFPA, ESFI Underscore Safety At Home And In The Workplace During National Electrical Safety Month

As people continue to balance work, school, and daily living at home, or are employed in the office or out in the field, it is critical that homes and workplaces are electrically safe, secure, and efficient. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) actively supports National Electrical Safety Month, an annual campaign sponsored by Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), which raises awareness of potential home electrical hazards, the importance of electrical fi...

Argus Spectrum Streletz-PRO Has Been Certified In Europe

  Streletz-PRO is the first and only wireless fire detection system in the Russian Federation to gain European certification. In December 2019 international certification body IMQ successfully completed the approval program and issued EN 54 product certificates to Argus Spectrum International. Gaining IMQ approval was an important milestone in Argus Spectrum International’s development on the global market. IMQ is a leading certification body with global operations incorporating a n...

Legrand Launches A New Guide Discussing Key Updates Relating To Cable Pathways

A new guide that outlines the key updates relating to cable pathways has been launched by Legrand UK & Ireland, following updates to a number of key industry regulations. The guide – Creating Cable Pathways – follows recent updates to the IET wiring regulations, as well as the release of the Dame Judith Hackitt independent review of building regulations and fire safety final report. Current standards landscape It has been launched to provide electrical installers with assistan...

Euralarm Welcomes Innohome To Join Their Fire Section To Gain Expertise On Standardization

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its new member Innohome. The company will join the fire section of Euralarm. Innohome will now benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European institutions and standardization organizations. This includes the monitoring of legislative and standardization issues relevant to the industry. Innohome will have access to the extended network of national associations and major companies in the electronic fire s...

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