Tall building fire safety Case Studies

French Fire Specialist, QIM Points To The Need For Quality Products In The Competitive Market

Founded in France in June 2006, QIM specializes in the design, supply, installation and maintenance of quality automatic sprinkler systems. Created on the simple principle of providing quality products and service, QIM strives to ensure it offers the very best, most effective sprinkler protection systems for warehouses. Staying true to these principles, the company continues to see steady growth, with annual revenue reaching nearly £4 million in 2016. Tighter sprinkler regulations ...

Advanced MxPro And Apollo Detection Installed At The Magistrate's Court In Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

An Advanced MxPro, multiprotocol fire system and Apollo detection has been installed to protect people and premises at the Magistrate's Court in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Representing a total upgrade of the previous fire protection to meet L1 requirements, the new intelligent fire system was installed by Network Security & Fire, based in Basingstoke. The original, single loop addressable fire system had been renewed at various points previously, but was no longer fit for purpose. The...

Tyco Rapid Response Partner UK Sprinklers Ltd Cites Importance Of Quality And Reputation

Founded in 2012, UK Sprinklers Ltd (UKSL) provides design, fabrication, installation and maintenance expertise in the active fire suppression market for both new and existing buildings. Based in Manchester, UKSL operates throughout the UK, working with end-user clients, developers, architects and consultants in the residential and domestic sectors. The growth of UKSL has perhaps been as spectacular as some of the high-rise buildings it fits out. From revenues of £100,000 in its first year...

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...

Atalian Servest Wins Fire Alarm Maintenance Contract With The University Of Edinburgh

Global FM service provider Atalian Servest has won a contract with the University of Edinburgh to maintain its fire alarm and associated life safety systems. The three-year contract is worth a base cost of £250,000 per annum. Atalian Servest will service over 250 buildings within the historic City of Edinburgh, some of which are Grade-A listed. Premises include prestigious lecture theatres, libraries, seminar buildings and student and family accommodation. The contract will include mainte...

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...

Metalline’s A1 Constructed Ultima Spandrel Panels Offer A Safe Replacement For Camden Tower Blocks

Metalline’s fire rated non-combustible Ultima Spandrel panels have been specified to replace the existing window panels on five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Camden. Ultima Spandrel panels The decision by Camden Council to replace all combustible material from their tower blocks is part of a major upgrade to ensure the safety and security of their residents. A key influence on the decision to specify Metalline’s Ultima Spandrel Panel was the fabricators willingness to put...

Gent Fire Detection And Alarm System Installed At Stirling University For Efficient Fire Safety

Students starting the new term at Stirling University will be able to take advantage of the biggest transformation the site has seen since the campus opened in the early 1970s. During the past 18 months, contractors have been hard at work completing the first two phases of a £38 million project to develop the highest quality student accommodation. The three-year, three-stage development program, which will be fully completed in 2015, will see the creation of 788 contemporary bedrooms in f...

Fire Security And Gent By Honeywell Deploy Public Address/Voice Alarm (PA/VA) System At BBC Belfast

When BBC Belfast staged auditions to find fire industry experts to replace their outdated system, Fire Security passed hands down. With a constant hub of activity including TV and radio output in Northern Ireland, the BBC needed an installer and system they could rely on 100 per cent to complete the job efficiently and effectively. The BBC was familiar with Gent, having used the same fire alarm system for over 30 years, but felt it was time for an upgrade to incorporate a PA/VA system that woul...

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Choose Gent By Honeywell’s Vigilon Fire Detection And Alarm System

Newcastle upon Tyne is carrying out a £300 million transformation of its city hospitals and has called in specialists, Cormeton Electronics Ltd, to carry out ‘emergency’ fire alarm ‘operations’. The Newcastle Hospitals program is the biggest health project ever seen in the North East and one of the largest in the country. The two key hospitals involving Cormeton are the new Victoria Wing and Great North Childrens Hospital at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI), a ne...

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