Andy Bartlett, motorised fire dampers, fire protection, Belimo UK
Andy Bartlett

Close the door on the spread of smoke and fire

Andy Bartlett explains why motorised fire dampers should be regarded as a key part of fire safety systems in buildings, and what the latest technology has to offer.

fire safety system, fire safety testing, Hackitt Review, Grenfell, Swegon Air Management
Andrew Collard

Put to the test - fire safety system performance under real-life conditions

The culture change called for by the building regulations review following the Grenfell Tower tragedy is already driving demand for more rigorous fire safety testing, according to Andrew Collard

David Mowatt, Smoke Control Association, Building Regulations, smoke, Dame Judith Hackitt, Grenfell, SCA
David Mowatt

Time to change

David Mowatt explains why the Smoke Control Association believes that now is the time to change how Building Regulations deal with fire safety, particularly when it comes to controlling the biggest killer – smoke.

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