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Don’t play with fire

An alarming lack of understanding of fire protection has been revealed in a new study from fire-retardant technology firm Zeroignition. It discovered that just 3% of architects from the UK, Germany and France can identify four basic fire protection terms. Specifiers in the three countries were asked about their familiarity with four common terms – []

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Answer to a burning question

Everybody recognises that uncontained fire is dangerous. Indeed, the threats associated with fire have been recognised in the UK for more than 350 years. When the Great Fire of London began up in the centre of the capital in 1666 it destroyed over 13,000 houses and 87 parish churches, gutted St Paul’s Cathedral, and destroyed []

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The high value of fire stopping

        There were more than 300 fire-related fatalities in England between 2015 and 2016. Fire and Rescue Services attended around 162,000 fires and there was a 3 per cent increase in fires in non-residential buildings. These facts and figures – along with catastrophic occurrences like the Grenfell Tower blaze in London – []

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Passive structural fire stopping service

We have introduced a new range of Fire Stopping Services, including fire stopping of walls, floors and risers; fire barriers; structural fire protection; fire-rated ductwork and air sealing. ECEX, working in association with Partner business FP Ninety Three Ltd, offer a prompt, free site survey followed by a detailed report and quotation from experienced personnel as []

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