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Why passive fire protection is key to the construction plan

With continued growth of high rise and commercial construction across the Asia Pacific region, understanding the role that both passive and active fire protection should play in every new build and retro-fit has never been so important – especially when seeking the approval of the Hong Kong Housing Association.

Demanding high standards and certified fire door solutions

There’s no doubt that to achieve optimum levels of passive fire protection in construction requires a full understanding of the testing and certification that is necessary for components specified, in addition to the use of fully trained installers and contractors.

The critical role of certified pipe wraps in fire containment

Passive fire stopping products have a key role to play in the construction of any building, helping to slow the spread of fire, should the worst happen. There is no better time to fully understand how these various products work and essentially, help to reduce damage and most importantly, save lives.

Gulf Fire Magazine: Certification must start with your suppliers

To ensure that timber fire doors meet the approval of the Dubai Civil Defence codes, producers of fire door assemblies should work with component suppliers who are fully certified and understand the specific technical requirements of the relevant building codes and the technical requirements in terms of fire resistance.