Robert Thilthorpe of the Fire Industry Association explains how the European Commission’s revised strategy for phasing out flourinated greenhouse gases (F-Gases) will affect the fire protection systems industry in terms of cost and leak checking requirements
Public firework displays should be enjoyable and spectacular occasions – but they obviously need responsible planning. The Health & Safety Executive dishes out guidance to help you plan and safely execute public firework displays, big and small
Every second that something continues to burn, the greater the cost in repair and recovery. Chris Downing, UK extinguishing product manager for the Siemens Building Technologies division, looks at why those in the public sector should ensure fire detection and extinguishing systems are suited to their environment to be at their most reliable, responsive and effective.
Councils wanting to reduce pollution from toxic gases such as nitrogen dioxide from traffic on our roads must also consider how compliance can be cost-effectively achieved for the Clean Air Zones (CAZ) and Low Emission Zones (LEZ) that they are currently planning.