Compartmentation in Residential Buildings
Passive fire protection regulations can be traced back as far as the 17th century, but there is still work to do to ensure modern standards are correctly implemented.
Protecting the Emergency Services
What is passive fire protection? As its name suggests, passive fire protection (PFP) is a form of fire safety provision that remains dormant, or inert, during normal conditions but becomes
Fire Doors Save Lives and Property
Buildings are compartmentalised to delay the spread of fire from one area to another. These compartments are usually linked by fire doors to allow the flow of traffic
Improved Safety and Mood Through Fire Resistant Glazing
Interior glazed partitioning is a growing trend in commercial office interiors today and for good reason. An array of new capabilities is possible with glazing that is fire resistant
The Importance of Passive Fire Protection in Buildings
It is hard to over-emphasize the importance of a passive fire protection (PFP) strategy and its subsequent governance in buildings. Comprising some kind of an assessment of the likely fire.
Checkmate Fire Responds to the Hackitt Review
The publication of the long-awaited Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, commissioned by the Government following the Grenfell Tower fire, saw Dame Judith Hackitt propose far-reaching changes
Checkmate Fire Solutions’ Expansion Continues With Harlow Move
Checkmate Fire Solutions, the UK’s biggest passive fire protection specialist, is relocating its south-east office to larger premises in Harlow as a result of ongoing growth.
The Importance of Fire Doors
Fire doors are always important, but it can be even more crucial for those who manage buildings with a sleeping risk such as hotels and hospitals.
Workplace Fires: More Common Than You Think?
Checkmate Fire are committed to helping companies and public sector bodies protect their staff, customers and the general public by reducing the risk of a devastating fire at their premises.
Passive Fire Protection Services for the NHS
During the NHS’s 70-year history the UK’s hospitals and healthcare facilities have evolved and expanded, presenting estate managers with a unique set of fire safety challenges.
GCSE Success for our Budding Fire-Fighter
It’s results day for the nation’s GCSE students, and in spite of the unprecedented times our youth are experiencing, we want to say a huge congratulations to our former work experience student, Conor McBride!