Fire protection, for what purpose?

famille heureuseThe design of buildings has become more complex over the last few years and the concentration of technical installations increases. These factors make the rapid control of fire more important.

It is the duty for every designer to protect the lives of future occupants, this is done by planning to reduce the spread of fire and by providing rapid means of escape.

Prevent the spread of fire

feu dangerDuring fires, the spaces between machinery work like real fireplaces. Fire and smoke are drawn into these spaces from the start of the fire. The speed of spread between floors is impressive. In just a few minutes the fire is already in the whole building and the smoke has invaded a large part of the premises. A lot of damage to the equipment has occurred.

The cost of repair of such damage will be high and in order to lessen this, easily installed partition firewalls are ideal.