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Mineral Fibre Core Panel

Rockwool vs Mineral Fibre Panel Insulation – What’s The Difference?

For many building owners that require passive fire protection, finding out exactly what is needed can be a maze of information. For this type of project, a one-size-fits-all approach can’t be applied, as often the unique insurance and Building Regulation requirements determine what should be installed. As every building is made up differently, it’s important […]

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Stancold Are LPS Accredited Installers

The Importance of Using LPS Certified Contractors

When undergoing any major structural refurbishments within your business premises, finding the right contractor to complete the job is very important. Of course, their costs and reputation play a huge part in the process, but proven experience and qualifications in the field are second to none. Where structures are installed to protect personnel, products and […]

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Servers in a data centre

The Importance of Firewalls in Data Centres

They are facilities that you will almost never see signposted if you’re passing and their multi-layered security precautions, both physical and virtual, ensure its contents are free from external threat. This means that the design and build of a data centre, or colocation facility as they’re also known, cannot be understated for reducing vulnerability to […]

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Firewall installation

What To Consider For Your Firewall Installation

Short on time? Take a minute to watch our video adaptation There are several different components to consider when thinking about installing fire-rated industrial partitions, all requiring equal consideration and understanding. Firewalls are needed in a number of different scenarios, whether that be as a regulatory requirement within an existing building or as part of […]

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Installing composite panels in a food factory

Composite Panels – The Future of Firewalls

Switch to video version Firewalls. A crucial part of a building’s internal safety structure and often now a compulsory factor in insurance compliance. This form of passive fire protection enables a potential fire outbreak to be contained to one area until it is discovered or tended to, therefore preventing its spread and causing further damage. […]

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Installing composite panels for distribution centre

Why Is Firestopping So Important?

When considering the design and installation of a new industrial partition or fire-rated room it is essential to consider passive fire protection. Commercial buildings are often busy places where people come and go, so ensuring that the building and the people inside it are kept safe, especially as these environments can often lend themselves to […]

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Firewall core

Active Fire Protection vs Passive Fire Protection

When you think about the elements put in place to protect your home or office from fire, the first things that usually come to mind are the alarms and fire extinguisher. You will have certainly undertaken a fire drill in your office and heard the alarm being tested, and if you have been unlucky, set […]

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