Frequently Asked Questions
We are always happy to go above and beyond to help our clients know exactly what they need to in order to be fire safe. To uphold this commitment, we have compiled a handy guide of frequently asked questions and answers for your convenience. Let us know if there is anything else we can assist with!
1) What Are Fire Stopping Services?
Fire stopping services make use of systems that form the basis of construction in New Zealand. In addition to passive fire protection (see below), fire stoppers and doors are used to provide a combined level of fire protection. The goal of fire stopping services is to contain a fire as quickly as possible and limit any further spread. Fire-deleting elements are balanced carefully with considerations for fire escape routes in order to ensure optimal safety. Talk to your fire protection company about a tailor-made strategy for your premises.
2) Do Passive Fire Protection Companies Have To Adhere To Formal Regulations?
Yes. In fact, passive fire protection is a very specific component of New Zealand’s fire protection strategy, and companies need to conform to stipulations as set out in the building regulations. Choosing professional fire protection contractors is the best way to ensure compliance and your safety.
3) What Is Passive Fire Protection?
Passive fire protection is an “always on” form of fire protection incorporated into your building’s structural level. These construction elements are installed to delay and subdue any fire that might occur, often making use of materials with a fire-resistant coating in order to slow down the fire spread and earn valuable time to evacuate the building.
4) Why Are Fire Protection Services In Auckland Important?
Ensuring that you have the right passive fire protection system is extremely important for the safety of anyone that uses the building. It is also a legal requirement, so you do not want to be caught without the proper safeguards in place. Fires can wreak havoc in a very short span of time, so always ensuring that you have the right passive fire measures in Auckland is the best practice.