Fire protection news

July articles

  • Updated fire sprinkler standard NZS 4541 out for public comment

    An update to the New Zealand standard NZS 4541 – Automatic fire sprinkler systems has just been released for public consultation. This important standard provides an integrated set of rules for the design, installation, and maintenance of sprinkler systems so they reliably protect against the loss of life and minimise property damage from fire.

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June articles

  • New flammable refrigerant fact sheets

    Four new flammable refrigerant fact sheets are available from the Climate Control Companies Association New Zealand (CCCANZ). The fact sheets aim to ensure the industry is well informed about the potential risks associated with the use of flammable refrigerants in New Zealand.

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The fire protection sector

New Zealand experiences thousands of unwanted fires every year. They cause varying amounts of damage, injury, or even loss of life. Through partnership with industry organisations, such as the Fire Protection Association New Zealand and the New Zealand Fire Service, Standards New Zealand aims to incorporate the latest research to develop the most efficient and effective fire protection standards.

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