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July/August 2017

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Welcome to our July/August edition of RedBook News.


Grenfell update: large-scale fire test programme on cladding systems

BRE has been commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government to conduct a series of BS8414 large-scale tests to establish how different types of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) panels, in combination with different types of insulation, behave in a fire. The test reports are available here.

New Loss Prevention Standard for ductwork systems

Proper maintenance and cleaning of ductwork minimises fire risk and maximises hygiene and functionality. BRE Global has launched a new standard - LPS 2084 - for companies carrying out inspection, cleaning and maintenance of ductwork systems that may be contaminated with combustible deposits. Read more

Planning’s role in safety and security

A letter from Steve Quartermain, Chief Planning Officer for England, recently reminded planning authorities of the important role of planning in delivering a safe and secure built environment. This advice was welcomed by Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE, the BRE Global security assessment and certification scheme for buildings and infrastructure - read more.

LPS 1175 Issue 7 for Premier Security Solutions

Premier Security Solutions MD, Neil Johns, has been presented with an LPS 1175 Issue 7 certificate for the company’s range of SBD2 hinged security doorsets (listed here), which includes single leaf inward and outward opening doorsets with side and/or over panels. Paul Dillon, BRE Physical Security Business Group Manager, made the presentation - see here.

Six years of representing BRE in India

Congratulations to Kamil Hamid who recently celebrated his six-year anniversary as BRE Country Manager for India, in the company of BRE Global International Director Graham Orme, Country Manager for China, Ming Stone and Middle East Regional Manager, Ed Gaynor - see here.

Forthcoming events

Click on the map below to see where we are promoting our Red Book listings later in 2017.

Event reports

FIREX and IFSEC, Excel London - 20-22 June 2017

IFSEC and FIREX ran side by side on 20-22 June, and were both very successful in terms of the number of visitors and the interest shown in LPCB listed fire and security products and services. The LPCB Attack Zone at IFSEC, in which physical security attach tests were carried out on a range of products by BRE security experts, was a new feature and a highlight of this year’s event - read more.


In the news

Physical perimeter protection

An article in the current issue of Aviation Security International magazine investigates the role of fencing in airport security and extensively refers to LPS 1175. Read more


Fire Industry Association to assess current fire industry market conditions

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) – the UK’s largest trade association for the fire safety sector – is to carry out a large-scale survey to assess the current market conditions within the UK fire market. Read more


New Red Book Listings

Cleveland Cable Company ZFLAM200 Fire resistant cable.

SAXA FB200 range of Visual alarm devices.

Honeywell Gent (Novar Systems) VigilonPlus range and Vigilon CompactPlus Control & indicating equipment.

Firetrace Firetrace® Ltd 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Direct Low Pressure (DLP) Application Fixed Fire Suppression Systems.

Frontier Pitts Platinum Sliding Gate SR2 & SR3 and Platinum Bi-Folding Gate SR2 & SR3 Security gates.

Suzhou HLC Plastics Industry MKB Fire hose reels.

Al Tahadi Security and Safety Equipment Trading  OM-BS9 Domestic smoke alarm.

Advanced Electronics  Axis-RHT Commercial heat detector, Axis-ROP Commercial smoke detector and Axis-ROH Commercial multi-criteria detector.

Labor Strauss Sicherungsanlagenbau F1720/RF/T Commercial heat detector, F1720/RF/O Commercial smoke detector, F1720/RF/OT Commercial multi-criteria detector and F1720/RF/WE Line unit.

Eurotech Fire Systems EUW-TA-02 Commercial heat detector, EUW-PA-02 Commercial smoke detector and EUW-MA-02 Commercial multi-criteria detector.

Advantronic Systems ATW420A Commercial heat detector, ATW410A Commercial smoke detector and ATW430A Commercial multi-criteria detector.

Sterling Safety Systems  HFW-TA-05 Commercial heat detector, HFW-PA-05 Commercial smoke detector and HFW-MA-05 Commercial multi-criteria detector.

Hochiki Europe (UK) RHT-E Commercial heat detector, ROP-E Commercial smoke detector and RMC-E Commercial multi-criteria detector.

Stancold LPS 1531 Approved installer of passive fire protection products Appendix 1.

Context Plus SA4700-100IMC, SA4700-102IMC, SA4700-103IMC, SA4700-104IMC, SA6700-100IMC Line units.

Advanced Doors INVICTUS 1, 2, 3 and 4 Security shutters.

MOBIAK S.A. MOBIAK Gate valves, Altech Fire hose reels and MOBIAK Hand held branchpipes.

BGS nv BGS Fire hose reels.

Tyco Fire & Security FireClass Visual alarm warning devices, Range of Alarm warning devices and Range of Manual call points.

Syncoln SH1200-110SYN, SH1200-112SYN, SH1200-107SYN, SH1200-113SYN, SH1200-109SYN, SH1200-108SYN, SH1200-111SYN Line units.

CGT Security Xonar SR2-SR4 Security shutters.

Stafford Bridge Doors Durham SC05, Catterick SC05 and Catterick SD10 security windows.

UTC Fire & Security Inc t/a Edwards Systems Technology SIGA-AB4GI Alarm warning device base.

Ramcro SpA RAMFIRECRO F3 Data Cable Category 6 and 6 FO Single Mode 6 FO Multi Mode Fire resistant cable.

Bosch Security Systems PROMATRIX 6000 VACIE and PAVIRO VACIE Control & indicating equipment.

Schneider Electric Fire & Security Oy EME210-I, EME214-I, EME212-I, EME213-I, EME215-I, EME216-I, EME211-I Line units, EDE221-I Commercial heat detector, EDE222-I Commercial smoke detector and EDE223-I Commercial multi-criteria detector.

Sale Engineering Products Zone Guardian Flow switch test devices.

Flamex Fire & Safety Equip Additional models added to the SAVER range of Fire hose reels.

Emirates Fire Fighting Equipment Factory L.L.C. (FIREX) FIREX FX-KHS (Kitchen Hood System) Fixed fire extinguishing system for catering equipment.

Trellicor Trojan EMESC T3000 Security grilles.

Life Safety Distribution GmbH, System Sensor Europe Additional models added to the Range of Alarm warning devices

Morley-IAS Fire Systems by Honeywell (Pittway Systems Technology Group (Europe) Ltd), Additional models added to the Range of Alarm warning devices

Notifier by Honeywell (Pittway Systems Technology Group (Europe) Ltd), Additional models added to the Range of Alarm warning devices.

VALMECA MAROC S.A.R.L. ‘VM’ Fire hose reels.

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Training from BRE Academy

Fire door inspection training

3 October at BRE Watford

Inspection of fire doors is vital to ensuring that the appropriate products are installed to the proper standard, and requires a high level of expertise and competence. More

DSEAR - Risk assessment and hazardous area zoning for flammable dust, gas & vapour atmospheres

9-11 October at BRE Watford

Inspection of fire doors is vital to ensuring that the appropriate products are installed to the proper standard and requires a high level of expertise and competence. More

Timber fire door - installation, repair and maintenance

14 November at BRE Watford
Correctly installing fire doors and doorsets and their on-going repair and maintenance is critical to the safety of building occupants. More

Fire modelling for fire investigation and the design of buildings

Online course

A course that will help you to more fully understand fire modelling and the ways in which it can predict the progress of fires in real-world situations. More



We have a number of promising career opportunities at BRE in our fire and security business including Scientists, Certification Managers, Inspection and Test Engineers. For a full list of vacancies, please click here.

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