Fire Protection - Case Studies

Advanced Installs Axis EN System and AlarmCalm False Alarm Solution At Bulgarian Communications Commission HQ

The headquarters of Bulgaria’s Communications Regulation Commission has been protected by an industry-leading fire system from Advanced as part of a major refurbishment project and drive to reduce false alarms. Located in Sofia, the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) was established in 2002 as an independent state authority entrusted with the management and regulation of all electronic communications in Bulgaria. Axis EN system A recent upgrade of the fire systems in the Communi...

Det-Tronics Enhances AAR Hangar’s Fire Protection System With Its Optical Flame Detectors

AAR MRO Services supports airline operators with everything from maintenance inspections and equipment upgrades to airframe painting and heavy maintenance for all major aircraft in service. The largest MRO operator of its type in the Americas, AAR recently opened the company’s largest facility, located at the Chicago Rockford International Airport. Here, each of two 10-story hangar bays can accommodate hundreds of ‘small’ aircraft, two Boeing 787s or even an Airbus A380, the l...

Pirnar Installed Advanced Axis EN System

Advanced has been specified in the Head Office of a European manufacturer. With more than 200 employees, Slovenia-based manufacturer, Pirnar, export their luxury, high-specification doors across the globe for installation in residential and commercial premises. The manufacturer is synonymous with quality in the window and door industry and its high-end entrance-ways have won awards for their significant design and technological innovations. Situated in Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, Pirna...

Rawmec Industrial Park Utilizes Advanced’s AlarmCalm False Alarm Solution

Just one MxPro addressable fire panel and Advanced’s false alarm management solution, AlarmCalm, has been used to protect every unit in a UK business park from false alarms and improve fire protection. Rawmec Industrial Park is home to nearly 100 businesses, with light industrial spaces from 2,480 to 7,000 sq ft. The new system was installed following a recent fire in one of the manufacturing units, after which it was decreed that a new site-wide fire alarm system was required. Installers...

North Wales Fire And Rescue Service Upgrades Its ITSM Platform Provided By Sunrise Software

Sunrise Software, a supplier of IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions, announces that North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has upgraded its ITSM platform and refreshed and extended its services to support its nearly 1,000 staff as they safeguard lives and property across an area of 2,400 square miles. Operating from 44 fire stations, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service helps to protect an estimated population of 678,461 people as well as hundreds of thousands of tourists and visitors. Annually...

Rosenbauer Delivers Aircraft Rescue And Fire Fighting PANTHER At FLL Airport, Florida During Push-Back Ceremony

Two new Rosenbauer PANTHER 6x6 HRET were put into service on January 13, at Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in an event featuring a traditional push-back ceremony. In the future, these vehicles will act as the flagships of the airport fire brigade. The performance, safety, and ergonomics of the high-end devices exceed the requirements of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). This makes the PANTHER...

Bryx Station Provides Enhanced Fire Station Alerting Service To West University Place Fire Department

Bryx, a globally renowned provider of first responder technology, has landed their first station alerting customer in Texas, bringing features such as color-changing lighting, heart-smart ramping tones, text-to-speech readouts, and full station automation. With the installation of the Bryx Station alerting system at West University Place Fire Department, firefighters are alerted faster and with more detailed information, helping them respond quicker and much more efficiently. Bryx platform for...

NFCC Calls For Review On All Residential Buildings With Four Or More Floors In Brighton And Hove For Fire Sprinklers Installed

The National Fire Chiefs’ Council has called for all residential buildings with four floors or more to be installed with sprinkler systems after a huge fire tore through student flats in Bolton, United Kingdom last month. Fire sprinklers in Tall buildings But a Freedom of Information request from The Argus revealed 44 council-owned housing blocks in Brighton and Hove which are four storeys or taller do not have sprinklers installed. This is a worrying discovery as two of the 44 buildings...

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s Sprinklers Selected by St Leger Homes, UK In An Effort To Improve Fire Safety

St Leger Homes of Doncaster have been working closely with colleagues at Doncaster Council to improve fire safety across its housing stock. Doncaster Council funded fire safety works in all of St Leger Homes’ high-rise buildings at a cost of around £6m, with sprinkler installations accounting for over half of the total spend. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority contributed £200k to the installation of sprinklers at Silverwood House from their Safer Stronger Communities Re...

Gent Vigilon Fire Alarm And Detection System Secures William Edwards School In Grays, Essex

A Gent by Honeywell Vigilon fire alarm and detection (FDA) system, incorporating the Response Plus paging system, has been selected to protect the pupils and staff at the renowned secondary school, William Edwards, in Grays, Essex, United Kingdom. The William Edwards School in Grays, which recently marked the 50th anniversary of its opening this year, required a full design, supply, installation and commission of a new Fire and Detection Alarm (FDA) system throughout the premises, as part of an...

Gent Compact Aspirating Smoke Detection Units Installed At Camden’s Highgate Mental Health Centre

Gent by Honeywell has supplied an aspirating smoke detection system to the Camden Islington NHS Foundation Trust. It was designed and installed by long-time Gent elite system integrator PFS Group Ltd., (formerly Premier Fire Systems Limited). The new solution replaced the existing optical smoke detection devices within two mental health wards within the Highgate Mental Health Centre in Dartmouth Park Hill, London. According to Simon Ford, Contracts Manager, PFS Group Ltd., a new system was need...

Birmingham's Westside One Chooses Gent Fire Detection And Alarm System To Attain Highest Level Of Fire Protection

Westside One, a residential building located in Birmingham city center, was constructed little over a decade ago yet its old addressable fire system was ageing rapidly and did not comply with current regulations. Midlands-based fire safety solutions specialists, Fire Safety Services Ltd., who are known for providing the maintenance for the multi-story premises, encountered recurring problems with the existing fire detection and alarm system (FDA), and recommended a complete upgrade to provide t...

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