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October 2017

Dear XX

Welcome to our October edition of RedBook News.




“Star performer” at IFSEC 2017 returns in 2018

Following its hugely successful introduction in 2017, the Attack Testing Zone will be expanded at IFSEC 2018, providing dramatic and energetic demonstrations of the capabilities of security solutions. “The Attack Testing Zone was the star performer at IFSEC 2017,” says Gerry Dunphy, Brand Director, IFSEC & Firex International, “with visiting customers standing four deep around the area just to get a view”. Read more

BRE Global is exhibiting at UK Security Expo

The second UK Security Expo is at Olympia, London on 29-30 November, supported by the Home Office, Nactso and CPNI. Please come along to stand B86 for a chat with our security team. The event includes conferences at which Gavin Jones and Bob Stevens from BRE Global will be speaking, and raising the profile of LPCB listed companies. Visit here to attend and here for information on exhibiting. Read more

Promoting LPCB listed products in India

BRE Global representatives and partners from cable manufacturer Ducab, organised and attended two seminars in India last month. They gave presentations and answered questions on LPCB certificated products, certification standards and issues involving cables, during the seminars at the Delhi Metro, which serves Delhi and its satellite cities, and the Lucknow Metro in Uttar Pradesh. Read more

Forthcoming events

Click on the map below to see where we will be promoting our Red Book listings in the next few months.

Event reports

Fire India

BRE Global had a stand at the 12th Fire India in Mumbai on 7-9 September. Representatives from our Suppression team, including Sarah Colwell, Director, Joe Milton and Caner Ozgul – along with Kamil Hamid, BRE Country Manager for India – were kept busy at this well-attended event. Members of the team also took the opportunity to attend a number of client meetings and factory visits in the area.

UK Construction Week 2017

A strong BRE presence at UK Construction Week (10-12 October at NEC Birmingham) included three presentations on important fire issues:


Airports: Fire and Resilience presented by Jeremy Ockenden. Jeremy discussed the changing faces of airports, fire regulations, and key issues involved in airport robustness and resilience, such as fire risks and their assessment and mitigation.

Sprinklers in Domestic Dwellings – the Challenges and Benefits by Corrine Williams. Corinne presented the experiences and lessons learnt from a recent fire sprinkler pilot study project carried out for the Welsh Government.

Preventing False Alarms by Raman Chaggar. Raman discussed his latest findings from research projects aimed at reducing false alarms, including work on using multi-sensor detectors.

In the news

Door survey presents ‘alarming lack’ of knowledge

The research undertaken during Fire Door Safety Week found that almost half of Hampshire adults don’t know the difference between fire and regular doors. The survey also found that a similar figure have seen fire doors illegally propped open. Read more


See the Training section below for details of fire door training courses.

Housing association to fit sprinklers in all high-rises

A housing trust in the north-west of England has said that it will be fitting sprinklers to all 17 of the high-rise towers that the organisation manages. Fire safety experts and the regional fire and rescue services were consulted about the plans. Read more


For details of LPCB certificated sprinklers click here.


New Red Book Listings

Isoclad SR5 walling system added to the range of Securiclad secure partition walling systems.

H S Jackson & Son (Fencing) t/a Jacksons Fencing UHS Extreme Mesh SR3 and UHS Heavy Mesh SR3 added to the range of security fencing systems, and UHS Extreme Mesh SR3 and UHS Heavy Mesh SR3 added to the range of security gates.

Honeywell Morley-IAS by Honeywell International (I) DXc0-S Single Loop Control and Indicating Equipment.

Shield Fire, Safety and Security TEN-range of Line units, TEN-A8013 Commercial multi-criteria detector, TEN-A8011 Commercial smoke detector and TEN-A8012 Commercial heat detector.

Procare Group LPS 1197 Inspection, repair and maintenance of fire and security doors and shutters.

A1 Fire Fighting A1 Fire Fighting Fire hose reels.

Technocover  WMC/IS7/DV3, CB1/IS7/DV3 & CB2/IS7/DV3 added to the range of modular security enclosure systems.

Datwyler Cabling Solution AG  DFS ME, DFS EN and DFS ST Fire resistant cables.

Bristol Fire Engineering IGN-C7404 Commercial beam detector, IGN-7401 Commercial smoke detector, IGN-7402 Commercial heat detector, AVI-6401 Alarm warning device, IM-8412 & IM-8414 Line units and IGN-8401 Manual call point.

Schneider Electric Fire & Security Oy ECE221-I ESMI Essentia Manual call point.

Shenzhen Fanhai Sanjiang Electronics A9020T Commercial heat detector, A9030T Commercial smoke detector and A9057T Line unit.

Changshu Jiangnan Glass Fiber  CS08 Fire blankets.

Teletek Electronics JSC  Expera BSi Alarm warning devices.

AMPAC Technologies Range of Soteria Line units.

The LPCB Red Book listings are updated daily. To ensure that you are using the most up to date information please go to or use the Red Book App available for iPhone/iPad, Android devices.

Training from BRE Academy

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 door inspection training

10 January 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

24-26 January at BRE Watford
Successful completion of this course and workshop will enable attendees to verify risk assessments and zoning for atmospheres where flammable dust, gas and vapour are present. 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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