Property protection and business resilience: automatic sprinklers – background and benefits

What does the CPD cover?

This Property Protection & Business Resilience: Automatic Sprinklers – Background & Benefits CPD from the Business Sprinkler Alliance will provide contractors, developers, architects and consultants with an awareness of the beneficial impact that incorporating sprinklers can have and how they can add value to building design. It addresses how sprinklers work, typical myths and misconceptions, cost and regulations and looks at the impact of fire on businesses and how sprinklers can aid the design process. It will also look at design considerations for office applications include worked examples showing cost implications.

“Automatic sprinklers offer a proven way of protecting property as well as providing life safety,” commented Iain Cox, Chairman of the Business Sprinkler Alliance. “However there are many myths and misconceptions about their operation, effectiveness as well as cost. This presentation addresses these misconceptions whilst providing practical design guidance to help specifiers, contractors and engineers understand how sprinklers can add value to their next project.”

Request a CPD certificate (watch the film first)
  • To receive your CPD certificate, please complete the following 5 multiple choice questions

  • Answer the following

  • At what temperature would a sprinkler with a red bulb operate?

  • What is the area of a warehouse with a height below 18m where the guidance in England calls for sprinklers?

  • What part of a sprinkler is activated by heat, ensuring that only the affected sprinkler (rather than all) goes off?

  • The recent study of sprinklered fires attended by the Fire and Rescue Service put a figure on the effectiveness of sprinklers at?

  • What is the average cost per sqm of an installation in a 5,000 m2 warehouse?

  • Your details for the certificate

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