Correctly specifying and installing fire resisting systems and fire protection construction products (also known as passive fire protection products) is fundamental to fire safety in buildings. Yet, so often quality has been neglected in favour of cost… But are you really saving money, and is that the only consideration here?
for manufacturers and for installers provide assurance to specifiers and the approval authorities that the products and systems manufactured and installed will provide the fire protection required.
Now, when non-accredited personnel are employed to install passive fire measures and fill holes with foam to cut costs you save money, right? After all, anyone can pull out a mastic gun, squirt foam into that hole or joiner that door frame.
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