Standards & Regs

Achieve compliance with the extension to the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 and Approved Document J with FireAngel Specification.
Here, we outline the key changes to the European Standard for carbon monoxide in domestic buildings that professionals should be aware of.
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...
Across the UK there are different carbon monoxide Building Regulations, with England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland all drawing from different documents and requiring...
What is the British Standard BS EN 50292:2013? Carbon monoxide is a silent killer: you can’t see it, smell it or taste it. This is...
What is the British Standard BS 5839-6:2013? British Standard BS 5839-6:2013 (also known as BS 5839: Pt.6) is a set of specific recommendations for fire...
If you are reading this page you are already aware of how important it is to keep tenants safe from fire and carbon monoxide (CO)....
The BSI’s recent update of the domestic fire detection and alarm system standard, specifically Part 6 of BS 5839, outlines the code of practice for...
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...
The deadline for housing providers to achieve compliance in line with the updated Scottish Tolerable Standard as part of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 is...
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...