Kentec launches new Syncro XT+ Extinguishing Panel

Syncro XT+ (Smaller)Kentec has launched its much-anticipated Syncro XT+ Multi Area Addressable Extinguishing Panel. The Syncro XT+ provides addressable detection over 1 or 2 loops with 16 Zone LED Indicators and is available with up to four extinguishant release control units built in and is fully approved to EN12094-1, EN54-2 and EN54-4.

The extinguishant control modules on the panel have a comprehensive set of inputs and outputs to monitor and control the extinguishing system whether it be gas, aerosol or another. Being configurable via a simple programming interface means that the panel can be programmed to meet the clients’ specific requirements. Continue reading ‘Kentec launches new Syncro XT+ Extinguishing Panel’

New Los Angeles Federal Courthouse kept safe with FFE’s beam smoke detectors

Fire ray FFE detectorsTo ensure optimum fire detection in its large atrium, the impressive new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse has installed four Fireray beam smoke detectors from FFE. The units were commissioned and installed by SimplexGrinnell.

“Because the atrium is so high, conventional smoke detectors were not suitable for this installation,” commented Managing Director Mark Osborne. “Our Fireray 5000 auto-aligning, reflective smoke detectors were selected instead as they are ideal for this kind of large interior, providing extensive coverage at minimal cost.” Continue reading ‘New Los Angeles Federal Courthouse kept safe with FFE’s beam smoke detectors’

Kentec gets UK Government Seal of Approval

Kentec Gets Government Seal of ApprovalKentec Electronics, one of the World’s leading manufacturers of fire detection and alarm control panels, has been chosen to represent UK manufacturing in the recently published Parliamentary Review 2015-16 that ‘recognises industry best practice, as an outstanding UK organisation to personify Britain as one of the fastest growing advanced economies in the world’, alongside The Chancellor of the Exchequer, and a small number of outstanding organisations.  Kentec’s success certainly mirrors The Review’s sentiments; with demand for the company’s life safety control systems ever increasing, and Kentec’s continuing Continue reading ‘Kentec gets UK Government Seal of Approval’

Kentec helps protect ‘iconic’ Saltdean Lido

Kentec Protects Salt DeanAn imaginative £5 million renovation scheme that’s breathing new life into the iconic Grade II listed landmark at Saltdean, Brighton, has Kentec fire control panels at the heart of a new safety system.

The lido, built in 1937-38 to designs by the architect Richard Jones, was hailed as the most innovative design of its type in Britain. With its tea terrace, sun deck, café, perched on the flat roof and distinctive curved wings at either end, it became the only lido to be featured in the Design Museum in London. Continue reading ‘Kentec helps protect ‘iconic’ Saltdean Lido’

Gent by Honeywell life safety technology keeps The O2 Arena development safe and sound

Gent Honeywell O2The O2 Arena in London has recently been complemented by a state-of-the-art development that includes a hotel complex with conference centre facilities and the largest pillar free ballroom in Europe, as well as a number of prestige apartments. To keep residents, guests and other visitors safe, life safety technology from Gent by Honeywell has been specified throughout.

Looking at it today, it is difficult to appreciate that London’s Greenwich Peninsula has something of a chequered history. The area remained largely undeveloped until the nineteenth century, at which point industrial development and good access to the River Thames encouraged businesses such as soap, Continue reading ‘Gent by Honeywell life safety technology keeps The O2 Arena development safe and sound’

IWMA: 17th International Water Mist Conference – Call for Papers out now

IWMA logoHamburg, January 2017. The 17th International Water Mist Conference will take place in Rome, Italy, on 25th and 26th October 2017. Venue will be the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel.
Today the call for papers was released.  It can either be downloaded from the IWMA homepage or obtained from the IWMA’s office in Hamburg.
Potential speakers will have time until 15th May 2017 to hand in their abstracts. IWMA’s Scientific Council will then check the submissions. By 15th June 2017 the speakers will be notified if their topics have been accepted. Continue reading ‘IWMA: 17th International Water Mist Conference – Call for Papers out now’

Legendary Eyewear Brands Get Advanced Protection 22 January 2017

Advanced Fire DetectionAn intelligent fire system from global leader Advanced is protecting the headquarters of Luxottica, the world’s market-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashion, luxury, sports and performance eyewear.

Founded in 1961, Luxottica Group distributes and produces eyewear for almost every major eyewear brand including Armani, Burberry, Bulgari, Chanel, D&G, DKNY, Oakley, Paul Smith, Versace and many more. Advanced’s MxPro 5 fire panels have been chosen to protect the company’s new HQ building in the centre of Milan. Continue reading ‘Legendary Eyewear Brands Get Advanced Protection 22 January 2017’


Nittan Offers Full SolutionNittan Europe is proud to announce its evo+ range of fire alarm control panels have been fully approved and certified to BS EN 54-13:2005, the latest European standard that ensures optimal fire system performance.

This demanding standard specifies requirements for the integrity of a fire detection and fire alarm system when connected to other systems, ensuring components are compatible and fully connectable.  BS EN 54-13:2005 systems provide customers with optimum performance and reliability.  They have to be able to automatically Continue reading ‘NITTAN OFFERS COMPLETE BS EN 54-13:2005 FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS SOLUTION’

Rievaulx Abbey sings the praises of its new Morley-IAS life safety system

Marley IAS HonewellRievaulx Abbey was built by a group of 12 Cistercian monks in 1131 near the River Rye in a remote valley, deep in what is now the picturesque North York Moors National Park. At its height Rievaulx Abbey was one of the wealthiest monasteries in Great Britain and supported around 140 monks and 500 lay brothers and servants. Such great wealth, and the monastic obedience to Rome, led Henry VIII to dissolve the monasteries and the building was suppressed in 1538 and left to decay. Over the years Rievaulx Abbey’s ruins have been an inspiration for Continue reading ‘Rievaulx Abbey sings the praises of its new Morley-IAS life safety system’

Leading Kosovo Bank Selects Advanced Protection for New HQ

Advanced Kosovo bank hqOne of the leading banks in Europe’s newest nation has selected industry-leading Advanced fire systems to protect its new headquarters.

The purpose-built HQ of NLB Bank in Pristina, Kosovo is a landmark building in the heart of the Kosovar capital, and a symbol of the growing economic confidence of the county, which became independent in 2008. Advanced’s Axis EN fire alarm system and ExGo extinguishing control panels were specified to offer fire alarm, detection and suppression control services. Continue reading ‘Leading Kosovo Bank Selects Advanced Protection for New HQ’

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