Andy Greenhorn, FireAngel’s Specification Manager for Scotland & Ireland, advises how contractors can support clients in achieving efficient and cost-effective compliance with the updated Scottish...
In February 2019, Scotland made changes to fire and CO safety standards affecting all homes in Scotland. Our team of experts have worked with many...
Our latest Specification Range, featuring Smart RF technology, has been designed with housing providers and installers in mind – this flexible, easy to fit range...
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...
As our flagship product FireAngel Predict launches later this year we sat down with Chief Product Officer, Nick Rutter, to give you an insight into the history of...
Across the UK there are different Fire Building Regulations which draw from different documents and require varying levels of protection. All of the regulations cover...
Scotland has long since led the way with carbon monoxide and fire safety legislation in the UK. For example, Building Regulations in England and Wales currently stipulate...
What are the benefits of an alarm control unit?  The FireAngel Alarm Control Unit (FS1524W2-T) allows you to remotely test a variety of smoke, carbon monoxide and...
How do ionisation alarms work? Ionisation smoke alarms contain a tiny amount of a radioactive isotope. This emits alpha particles causing the ‘ionisation’ in the...
What are the Building Regulations? Building Regulations are the minimum standards set for the design, construction and alterations to buildings. They are regularly changed and updated...
Different ways smoke alarms can connect Mains and battery powered smoke and heat alarms can interlink in a number of ways: they can be hardwired, wireless (e.g....
What is Multi-Sensor technology? As technology advances, fire safety is becoming increasingly advanced, readily available, and affordable. At the forefront of this is Multi Sensor...
Did you know that over 60% of home fires start in the kitchen? Given the presence of flammable oils, heat sources and variety of electrical...
Smoke alarm ownership has risen from just 8% of the UK population in 1988, to approximately 92% in 2014/15 – a key influence in the...
Whether you are a registered social housing provider, or are involved in the specification, procurement or general maintenance of social housing, there are a variety...
Selecting and installing smoke alarms correctly - and making sure they are in working order - is a crucial role for housing providers and M&E contractors, together...
Standalone alarms are quite limited in the surrounding areas that they can detect, and the distance their sound can travel. As a result, tenants may...