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Protection of large commercial and public buildings with VID FIREKILL (video)

VID FIREKILL, a leading global company in the development and production of water mist firefighting solutions, offers complete fire protection for all types of large public buildings - office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, hospitals, medical ...

Fire risk assessment in buildings – identification and analysis of hazards, events and scenarios

  As a follow-up to the July 24, 2023 article, this article examines the next steps in the fire risk assessment process in buildings (ref Figure 1 [1])     Hazard, event and scenario identification A hazard is a condition ...

UK has approved a second staircase for residential buildings over 18 metres

24 July 2023, UK government confirmed that all new residential buildings over 18 meters in height will now have a second staircase The decision is an extremely positive moment in the direction towards a safer built environment The new fire safety ...

Fire risk assessment in buildings – a general overview

  Assessing the risk in an emergency situation such as a fire is not as simple and easy as with other types of risks that we may face in our daily lives Fire risks include multiple factors such as the fire itself, the products released as a ...

Guidelines for design of fixed water mist firefighting systems – Part 3

Authors: Gniewosz Siemiatkowski, VID FIREKILL Diana Georgieva, TechInfo The design of water mist systems should not be limited to applications where fixed water systems are required by law It is worth noting the possibilities that water mist ...

Fire protection of high-rise buildings – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 During the design process of fire protection systems for high-rise buildings, it is necessary to take into account the particular problem of fire safety of these buildings in terms of architecture design, construction, ...

Guidelines for design of fixed water mist firefighting systems – Part 2

Authors: Gniewosz Siemiatkowski, VID FIREKILL Diana Georgieva, TechInfo The topic of securing underground garages has become increasingly relevant in recent years Several major fires in this type of facility, as well as the introduction of ...

Fire protection of high-rise buildings – Part 1

  Taller and closer to each other - that is the future of buildings in Europe The construction of high-rise buildings has become increasingly important to our society in recent years Due to the large number of people residing in these ...

Complete protection against fire hazards in tunnels and infrastructure facilities

TUNPROTEC® is a fixed water mist system, working with a minimum amount of water and under low pressure The system is specially designed for effective and reliable fire protection of infrastructural facilities such as road, railway, cable and ...

Water mist nozzles for protection against fire hazards in DATA CENTERS

The nozzles model OH-DC1 for pendent installation and model OH-DC2 for upright installation are designed for effective and reliable fire protection of rooms and halls with data processing equipment The OH-DC1 and OH-DC2 nozzles are part of ...

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Special publications

Water mist fire extinguishing systems – sustainable technology in the fire protection industry
  The use of water mist systems as a modern sustainable technology in the firefighting industry has grown significantly over the last two decades. Water...
Low pressure water mist – the modern approach in firefighting industry
For the last thirty years, water mist fire protection has evolved from a theory to an increasingly widely accepted alternative to traditional water, foam or...

Norms and standards

Standards: EN 14972-1:2020
Abstract/Scope This document specifies requirements and gives recommendations for the design, installation, inspection and maintenance of all types of fixed land based water mist systems....
Standards: EN 54-1:2021
  Abstract/Scope: This document defines the terms and definitions that are used throughout the EN 54 series of standards. It gives the principles on which...
Standards: EN 16750:2017+A1:2020
Abstract/Scope: This European standard specifies oxygen reduction systems that are used as fire prevention systems by creating an atmosphere in an area which is having...