Firetrace News

Historically, in the UK bus and coaches were not required to have fire suppression systems fitted. It was at the discretion of the coach operators whether such systems were installed on their vehicles. This changed in July when an amendment of the European UNECE Regulation 107 became mandatory.

Firetrace Ltd was proud to achieve LPCB accreditation in 2017 for its direct low pressure NOVEC 1230 system.

Firetrace’s inhouse engineering and manufacturing team have been busy over the past few months developing and testing new products and systems. Some of these have already been implemented and others will be launched later this year.

The UK is the windiest country in Europe and the growth in offshore and inshore wind turbine capacity has seen wind power delivering a growing percentage of the energy of the country.

 

Fires are a leading cause of industrial disasters. A fire in the workplace can result in major damage to buildings, disruption to day-to-day operations and risk to human life. Fitting a fire suppression system is therefore essential and there are many to choose from.