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Advanced’s Supplier Installs Axis AX Fire System At Korea Sri Lanka Friendship Hospital

An Axis AX fire system from Advanced has been installed as part of large-scale renovations at one of Sri Lanka’s healthcare facilities. The 2-loop and 4-loop, UL-listed Axis AX fire panels, and more than 500 devices, were supplied, installed and commissioned at the Korea Sri Lanka Friendship Hospital by local Advanced partner Firetech (Pvt) Limited. Fire Safety at Healthcare Facility Located south of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, The District of Matara was gravely affected by the...

Notifier By Honeywell Announces Fire-Safety Related Webinars For The Month Of June And July

Notifier is hosting online webinars during the months of June and July. During the months of June and July, NOTIFIER By Honeywell is hosting online webinars which one could join for free. One can find the links on the website to register. Monday 22nd June 10 am - Detector Selection and False Alarm prevention Wednesday 24th June 10 am- BS5839-1: 2017 - An overview of changes to the standard Tuesday 30th June 10 am - Agile Wireless Fire Detection and Alarm Thursday 2nd July 10 am - Fire Syst...

ADJ Fire And Security And Hikvision Provide Thermal Imaging Technology At Recycling Lives

Recycling Lives is a very special business. Ostensibly a recycling and waste management operation, they actually use this commercial element to support and sustain charity programs for offender rehabilitation, residential support and food redistribution. It’s a genuinely effective approach to social aid, and one that has earned four prestigious Queens Awards and numerous admirers, including Andy Moore, managing director of security and fire experts ADJ Fire & Security Limited. ADJ work...

Advanced Appoints Gary Craig In Its Senior Leadership Team As Sales Director

Gary Craig has been appointed as Sales Director at global fire protection company, Advanced, further strengthening its senior leadership team. A known figure in the fire industry, Gary has spent the past 35 years working in the fire safety sector and has held leadership positions at several major product manufacturers. In his new role at Advanced, Gary will be responsible for accelerating growth in both UK and international markets and will also focus on refining the customer experience. In pu...

Advanced Secures The Fire-Safety Of Banks And Offices With TouchControl Fire Panel

The fire industry has experimented with touch screen technology for many years as ever sophisticated and human friendly solutions are sought to tackle fire situations which can be particularly problematic in cases involving large, complex sites and high-rise buildings. Advanced's Sales Manager for Southern Europe, Vladimir Zrnic, looks at some of the benefits to introducing touch screen technology. Protecting these buildings and often hundreds, if not thousands, of people from the danger and da...

Advanced Announces The Launch Of LuxIntelligent Mobile-Managed Emergency Light Testing

LuxIntelligent from Advanced is an addressable, automatic emergency light test system. It shows all emergency lighting is compliant and functioning, with no engineer involvement required. It can be easily networked and retrofitted onto existing wiring and luminaires, keeping installation costs to a minimum. LuxIntelligent provides cloud monitoring and system management via mobile and web apps. Test data is stored securely in the cloud and the system delivers live details on status, faults, test...

Hörmann UK’s Supplier Installs Decotherm DD Rolling Shutter Doors And SPU F42 Steel Double Sectional Doors At Bentwater Parks

First built in 1942, Royal Air Force Bentwaters served the RAF during the Second World War and the United States Airforce throughout the Cold War, up until 1993. Following its recent renovation, the Suffolk RAF base is now known as Bentwater Parks, a business park and filming location for high profile television programs and films, including Fast and Furious 6 and Top Gear. Installing safety doors at aircraft Shelter As an exclusive supplier of Hörmann UK’s range of high quality in...

Aico Announces Their Support For Local Charities And Organizations During This Difficult Time

Understanding that charities currently need help more than ever, Aico have been supporting local charities and community organizations in multiple ways, helping to replenish some of the funds that have been lost due to fundraising events being cancelled during the current pandemic crisis. The support began with the UK 2.6 Challenge. All Aico colleagues put their names forward to participate in the challenge, with over 60 members of staff taking part in various challenges, from sporting workouts...

Best Practices to Avoid Spread of COVID-19 in Fire Stations

Fire stations are unique environments with conditions that could be conducive to the spread of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Firefighters live in close quarters for 24-hour shifts, and then return home to their families. Reports about “hot” firehouses have helped to emphasize the need to follow best practices to avoid the spread of the disease.  The Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) has compiled a list of guidelines that departments can put into practice to...

Safe As Houses: Using Technology To Reduce The Risk Of Fires

New government legislation due to come into force in the United Kingdom on July 1st will require electrical installations in privately rented properties to be tested and inspected at least once every 5 years. The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector Regulations (2020) will require landlords to enlist qualified electricians to complete inspections and provide certification to tenants – or face fines of up to £30,000. While the risk of fire can never be entire...

Maintaining Fire Safety Through A Pandemic

There have been challenges with completing fire safety maintenance and installation projects during the current Covid-19 crisis, most notably as a result of the difficulties for installers in safely accessing sites. Many construction projects halted for lockdown and this resulted in approximately 50% of the British installers we work with having to furlough staff. The challenges, however, are not just restricted to the UK. With Kentec panels sold in more than 90 countries across the world, we ha...

Volunteer Departments Face Grim Finances As Pandemic Eliminates Fundraisers

Among volunteer fire departments, spring is a prime season for fundraising. But not in 2020. Concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus have ruled out the possibility of large public gatherings. A consequence of the coronavirus shutdown is cancellation of hundreds of volunteer fire department fundraisers across the United States – from fish fries to bingo to hog roasts to chicken barbecues. No more carnivals or spaghetti suppers or gun raffles. And departments are losing thousand...

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