From March 2021 Sprinkler Regulations In Scotland Will be Changing The updated sprinkler regulations in Scotland will require new flats, maisonettes, social housing and shared multi-occupancy residential buildings be fitted with automatic fire suppression systems. Last December the Scottish government published updated Building standards technical handbooks 2020. The main change...Read More
What triggers fire sprinklers? Fire sprinklers are triggered by the air around the sprinkler head in the room reaching a certain temperature. Usually the temperature to trigger a residential sprinkler is 56oC. Heat of 63oC is required to trigger fire sprinklers in larger warehouses where lots of heat is generated...Read More
Around 75% of fires occur in the home. Fire sprinklers have a 99% success rate in reducing the spread of a fire, preventing death or serious injury, protecting property and reducing building damage. Smoke from the fire itself along with the water damage caused by the fire fighting hoses usually...Read More
The Fire Triangle The fire triangle or combustion triangle is a simple model for understanding the necessary ingredients for a fire. The triangle illustrates the three elements a fire needs: heat, fuel, and an oxidizing agent usually the oxygen in the air. If a fire occurs then it will rapidly spreads...Read More
There are two British Standards for sprinkler systems in operation: BS 9251:2021 – Sprinkler Systems for Residential and Domestic Occupancies. (formerly BS 9251: 2014) BS EN 12845:2004 – Fixed Fire Fighting Systems. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. Design, Installation and Maintenance. If you would like to read more about BS 9251 or read more about the product requirements for...Read More
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