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The benefits of combining LD1, IoT & connected fire safety technologies

The disparities between Approved Document B (Fire Safety) volume 1 and the recent revision of Part 6 of BS 5839 presents housing providers with varying guidelines on the minimum requirement of fire safety provisions their property portfolio should currently specify. Ian Ballinger, head of projects and certification at FireAngel, shares his advice on why housing providers should consider the benefits of going above and beyond the current regulations and recommendations by pairing an LD1 category specification with IoT and AI in order to protect tenants and simultaneously future-proof their housing portfolios.
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How changes to BS 5839:6 creates an opportunity to future-proof domestic properties

Following the BSI’s 2019 update of the domestic fire detection and alarm system standard, specifically Part 6 of BS 5839, Ian Ballinger, Certification Manager for FireAngel, outlines the current opportunity the industry has to not only comply with these regulations, but future proof domestic properties for years to come.
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