Robert Yates
Robert Yates
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This article was written by Robert Yates, FIA Technical Manager, and Peter Massingberd-Mundy of Xtralis, a member company of the FIA. Peter attends the FIA’s Fire Detection and Alarm Council along with many other representatives from Member companies to find solutions to technical issues on behalf of the fire industry.

Fire Industry Association research sheds light on detection of stratified smoke

Fire detection in large open spaces has often proved to be challenging. BS5839-1 provides clear guidelines for detection at the ceiling and this may be perfectly sufficient for many applications. However, a few designers have been embarrassed to receive customer…