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Testing fire detectors in low ambient temperatures

Testing Smoke detectors with aerosol smoke canisters During the colder Winter months and whilst you’re wearing your woolly hat and gloves to keep warm, it is worth considering that your aerosol smoke canisters can also get cold. Colder temperatures can mean that if the canisters are left unprotected from the cold then the drop in…

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Top marks for testing!

The University of Southampton is typical of many universities – with a number of large buildings occupied by both students and staff.  Buildings include libraries, lecture theatres, classrooms, offices, sports halls and accommodation.  The diversity of these buildings can make compliant testing of all fire detectors a challenge. One of the buildings, the Estates Department…

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