A NEW online CPD certified presentation that looks at the benefits of automatic fire sprinklers has been created by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA).
The CPD – ‘Property Protection & Business Resilience: Automatic Sprinklers – Background & Benefits’ – is a 25-minute-long video that provides viewers with an awareness of the benefits that incorporating sprinklers can have and how they can add value to building design. It addresses how sprinklers work, typical myths and misconceptions, cost and regulations and looks at the impact of fire on businesses and how sprinklers can aid the design process.
Suitable for anyone involved in the procurement, design and construction of a building including developers, contractors, surveyors, architects and consultants, the video includes a specific chapter looking at design considerations for office applications include worked examples showing cost implications.
“Automatic sprinklers offer a proven way of protecting property as well as providing life safety,” commented Iain Cox, Chairman of the Business Sprinkler Alliance.
“However, there are many myths and misconceptions about their operation, effectiveness as well as cost. This presentation addresses these misconceptions whilst providing practical design guidance to help specifiers, contractors and engineers understand how sprinklers can add value to their next project.”