Find out more about Warringtonfire's areas of expertise, with articles and blogs from our leading Engaged Experts.

Why Engage in a building or Fire safety code consultant?

Efficiency in the construction industry is a critical component of successful development. An essential part of achieving this is ensuring the design is approved by the relevant authorities, such as the building certifier and the fire brigade. A building/fire safety code consultant's early engagement can provide design advice and justify solutions for relevant authorities to review.

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FIRAS Certification Explained

FIRAS is a membership-based installer self-certification scheme. FIRAS assesses companies' systems and procedures, and individual installers must undertake competence assessments before the company joins the scheme.

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Fire Safety compliance for the construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas

Climate change and land-use change are projected to make bushfire events more frequent and intense. This reinforces how critical it is to work to recognised standards such as AS 3959:2018 when planning construction in bushfire-prone areas.

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Innovative application of smoke control in residential care buildings (the second VIPA-study)

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Acoustic Testing – products, process and performance

Learn about which construction products require acoustic testing, what the required process is for sound testing them and what factors affect their performance.

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8 Reasons To Choose Warringtonfire For Fire Engineering

Warringtonfire Australia is one of the leading providers of fire engineering services globally, but why choose the team for your next project? Here are eight reasons why they’re the right fire safety engineers for you:

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Quality and Sustainability – how does this impact your business?

How does product quality impact sustainability and what can you do to ensure your company is delivering high-quality, sustainable solutions every time?

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Testing and proving fire door performance with Warringtonfire

Fire resisting doors are crucial to life and building safety and can significantly mitigate the risk of flame and smoke spread in a fire. Learn some of the key considerations when testing and specifying fire doors.

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An introduction to third party fire door certification

Our experts examine the importance of ensuring these products are robust, thoroughly tested, have third party fire door certification, and are correctly installed.

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An introduction to active fire protection and certification

Getting the specification, installation and maintenance of this specialist equipment right is extremely difficult, requiring expert skills, knowledge, and competence. Learn how certification can help.

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Don’t take a risk when it comes to Fire Risk Management

There is a lot to consider when it comes to Fire Risk Management. Dr Jim Marsden at Warringtonfire explains why risk assessments and structure should be top of the list.

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What you need to know about automatic fire sprinkler systems

Active fire suppression systems can have a major impact in fire development and spread, and they can be one of the crucial factors in affecting occupant safety. Learn about the benefits and types of automatic fire sprinkler systems.

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Designing for fire safety

The fire safety of a building structure, its surroundings, and its occupants should be considered the most important priority at the design stage.

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An introduction to passive fire protection in Australia

Learn how certification is the process of certifying that a product has passed relevant fire and or quality assurance tests, based on Australian Standards and criteria defined in the certification scheme.

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An outline of the Certifire AU certification scheme

Learn more about Certifire AU and the benefits to product manufacturers and end-users.

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A clear advantage through testing and certification

We offer a one-stop shop for all door and window testing and certification. Our experts will explain how the right testing and certification can help you improve market access, win new projects and help you build a long-term sustainable business.

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Incorporating fire safety in the design of mixed use buildings

Mixed-use, or complex buildings, are typically larger buildings that will be occupied in numerous ways. Find out about the benefits of incorporating fire safety in the design of mixed use buildings

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Brexit: An update on the UKCA mark for manufacturers of construction products

The Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020. Warringtonfire can offer the new UKCA mark and UKNI mark

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The Importance of Material Fire Testing for the Aviation Industry

Learn about the importance of material fire testing for the aviation industry.

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Certifire's technical schedules 80-83

Warringtonfire has a range of Technical Schedules within its independent third party certification scheme, Certifire.

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Managing fire safety

Learn about how fire safety design and life safety systems are only effective if they are managed, maintained and tested over the entire life cycle of a building.

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Fire hazard properties of internal wall and ceiling linings

Learn about the importance of fire hazard properties of internal wall and ceiling linings

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Understanding the importance of a fire strategy: The basis for design

Learn about understanding the importance of a robust Fire Strategy within the built environment.

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Certifire

Find out more about our UKAS accredited independent third party certification scheme, Certifire.

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FIRAS

Find out more about our UKAS accredited independent third party certification scheme, FIRAS.

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FRACS

Find out more about our UKAS accredited independent third party certification scheme, FRACS.

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