Project Fire trains SoPHE members on latest sprinkler regulations for high-rise buildings.

“We believe using our long-standing experience to create national awareness on how crucial fire sprinklers are for the continued safety of residents and the longevity of buildings is part and parcel of being an industry leader in sustainable and innovative fire sprinkler systems.”

Project Fire delivered a dedicated CDP session to SoPHE members that tackled the most relevant and up-to-date fire sprinkler regulations and recommendations for high-rise buildings. Project Fire has built an educational platform around these CPD sessions to support experts within the fire protection industry to install and maintain fire sprinkler systems efficiently and sustainably, while using best practice to make buildings safer from fire.
Andrew Fisher, Senior Lead for our national educational platform and training academy, headed up the first session in Birmingham in November.

A total of 20 SoPHE members attended the educational seminar, which covered commercial and residential sprinkler standards, sustainable building initiatives, fire sprinkler planning layouts and the current British Standards on fire protection in high-rise buildings. The attendees ranged from senior public health engineers to building project managers.

SoPHE is a national public health engineering society that brings together industry experts from across the UK to encourage continuous professional development and stimulate technical debate among society members and other building services experts. The society tackles pertinent national engineering topics such as water, drainage, energy, sustainability and updates on new and relevant legislation.

“In the wake of the Grenfell tower tragedy, the need for in-depth knowledge and up-to-date information on fire protection procedures and recommendations for high-rise buildings is paramount. The session was not only packed full of useful information, it was also really tailored for our members.”

Project Fire is currently working on rolling out the high-rise building seminar across the country as part of its wider educational platform initiative, which provides CPDs, academies, training sessions and educational seminars throughout the UK. Project Fire is also working closely with distributors to create a dedicated educational awareness programme across international markets.

“We have spent a long time honing our skills and experience to create industry leading fire sprinkler solutions that push the boundaries of design and efficiency. We now want to use this built up knowledge to be one of the driving forces that shine a light on fire protection for high-rise buildings and what can be done to improve the safety of people across the world who live and work in these modern towering buildings, by installing safe and efficient systems that go above and beyond the industry approved and government standards” Stuart Cain, Managing Director, Project Fire Products Ltd.

Project Fire continues to work closely with local authorities, engineering and fire sprinkler organisations to provide bespoke educational sessions and to push for heightened awareness and increased knowledge of best practice for fire sprinkler installation, maintenance, monitoring and testing systems.