Blog for 2017

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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The true cost of building fires

5 September 2017

Building fires occur at an alarmingly high frequency and have an impact that goes way beyond that of the owners and its immediate occupiers. The fire safety guidance...

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