Fire Sprinkler System – Benefits

Saving Lives, Protecting Property

The ultimate benefit that an Ultrasafe fire sprinkler system brings is that it saves lives and protects property. No one in the UK has ever died from a fire in a building with an installed fire sprinkler system.

An Ultrasafe fire sprinkler system will also bring many additional benefits:

  • Contain, control and quite often extinguish a fire.
  • Use less water (some 400x less) then fire and rescue services.
  • Significantly reduce fire damage.
  • Provide and audible alarm to alert occupants of activation.
  • Provide an eco-friendly fire solution
  • Reduce the amount of toxic and harmful emissions produced as a result of combustion.
  • Operate 24/7 giving you complete and total peace of mind.
  • Significantly reduce smoke damage.

The benefits of fire sprinkler system do not stop at life safety. 
They can also open up many design opportunities through trade-offs.

Increasing Flexibility in Building Design

The design trade-offs of fire sprinklers systems enable architects more freedom in the design of a building and allows original architecture to be respected in the restoration or conversion of older or period properties. Key design trade-offs that can be enjoyed with the incorporation of a fire sprinkler system in a building include:

  • Elimination of a secondary means of escape
  • Extension of travel distances
  • Reduction of boundary distances
  • Greater open planning freedoms on ground floor levels
  • A reduction in fire resistance compartmentalisation.

Click here to download a fact sheet showing how a fire sprinkler system fits into the wider context of building regulations as well as trade offs


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