Smoke Control: Vital for high risk areas

Understanding smoke behaviour and how to control smoke is an area of specialist knowledge which straddles both active and passive fire safety. Active fire suppression is not always appropriate for all high risk areas. Passive fire protection is vital for containing fire spread but doesn’t necessarily prevent the smoke from escaping into adjacent rooms or […]

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Smoke Control: A specialist field in life safety

Fire safety has never been as important within the Built Environment as it is currently, the period ‘post-Grenfell.’ Although it is now over 18 months since that tragic disaster, it could be argued that nothing has changed within the industry. Sure the ‘race to the bottom line’ is no longer one of the prime objectives […]

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Passive Fire Protection Solutions

Operating within the critical sector for specialist passive fire protection, Checkmate Fire Solutions Ltd. has established a leading reputation for delivering cost-effective fire compliance services to a broad base of clients. Having begun operations in 1989 as Checkmate Passive Fire Protection, Checkmate Fire Solutions Ltd today works to further expand its established customer base, while […]

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FDS wins Paddington Gardens contract

Fire Design Solutions (FDS) has secured its latest contract to supply smoke ventilation and corridor environmental systems to the new Paddington Gardens residential development. The award-winning fire safety systems contractor will provide full consultation, design and installation services. Paddington Gardens, which occupies a 3.8 acre site within London’s Paddington Waterside regeneration has been designed by […]

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