New Fire Safety Regulation Provides Stronger Consumer Guarantees

Fire safety regulation introduced in April, 2020 legislates that only persons accredited as competent fire safety practitioners under Fire Protection Association Australia’s Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) will be authorised to endorse plans and specifications of fire safety…

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New Building Laws Protect Owners and Enforce Quality Construction

The Design and Practitioners Building Act took effect on June 11, 2020. The act was introduced as a bill after the recent highly-publicised events which occurred within buildings clad in combustible materials. The new building laws are designed…

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What Are Fire Protection Systems?

Fire safety is absolutely crucial for business owners and home owners alike. A small fire can conflagrate out of control in seconds and spread to other areas of a building where people may be working, relaxing or asleep….

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Smoke Control Presenting Fire Safety Resources At Fire Conference 2021

Smoke Control are excited to be once again exhibiting at the 2021 Fire Conference, to be held in Sydney on May 11-13. This is the 56th annual Fire Conference and, once again, participants will be advocating positive change…

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How is Fire-Resistance Level Rating Calculated?

A fire resistance level (FRL) in Australian or Fire resistance rating (FRR) in New Zealand) is determined by submitting a product to the Standard Fire Test.  This fire test method is titled AS1530.4. Methods for Fire Tests on…

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Improving Fire Safety in Existing Residential Buildings

In existing multistorey apartment buildings, it can be challenging, invasive and costly to improve fire safety. As a result, property asset owners and managers look for solutions that can be easily integrated into the building’s existing design and…

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