Utilising existing fire safety technologies efficiently

Latest BRE research* into the investigation of fire fatalities in domestic dwellings in Scotland concluded the installation of interlinked smoke alarms, supported by additional recommendations, would be expected to result in a reduction in fire fatalities. Here James King, Connected…

Households must replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years, finds BRE study

Households should replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years unless manufacturers recommend otherwise, according to a new study from Building Research Establishment (BRE). The research found that over a 12-year timeframe, a build-up of dust and dirt causes increased sensitivity…

A comprehensive approach to Façade Fire Mitigation – Free webinar series

International experts from Intertek, Warringtonfire, Siderise, BRE, Design Confidence, RICS, Saint Gobain, WSP and many more are joining hands for a virtual best practice approach to Façade Fire Mitigation. Presented in a series of four Modules the initiative is supported…

Don’t forget to book your place for the BRE Fire Research Conference 2020

The Fifth Fire Research Conference will be held on 13th February 2020. Reflecting BRE’s standing in the field of fire behaviour research and fire performance testing, the programme will reveal the diversity and influence of BRE’s research activities, working with…

Fire Industry Association – Multi-sensor detector research to make waves in industry

Research pioneered by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and its members has led to some momentous discoveries in the field of fire detection and alarm: more sophisticated multi-sensor detectors really are more effective at reducing false alarms than the ‘standard’…

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