Blog for October 2017

SPRINKLERS: THE BUFFERS NEEDED TO  MAKE BUILDINGS RESILIENT

By Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance A recent Financial Times article, written by the Governor of Denmark’s National Bank Lars Rohde, highlighted the fact that a bank’s capital buffer should work much like a sprinkler system. In...

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The wider impact of fire

17 October 2017

Another huge warehouse fire has once again brought into sharp focus the vulnerability of unsprinklered buildings. About 120 firefighters and 25 fire engines were called to battle the...

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Sprinklers: A time to retrofit

3 October 2017

In light of the Grenfell fire and the decision by many councils and housing associations to consider retrofitting sprinklers in existing buildings, designers and stakeholders across other sectors...

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