Fire

Can sitting in front of a fire be good for your health?

A scientific study by a PhD student at the University of Alabama, obtained by Dimplex, reports “significant reductions in blood pressure” when people watched footage of a fire on a computer screen. The findings, concluded from three separate trials across 226 adults, show that sitting in front of a fire projection with the sound of […]

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Christmas season brings increased fire risk

As the UK catering industry enters its busiest time of the year, there’s a warning of an increased fire risk to properties because of grease accumulation in extract ducts. The festive season of office and family parties, and the growth in the number of restaurants in the UK brings with it a corresponding increase in […]

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Businesses urged to take fire alarm setup and security seriously

The reaction follows a report in South Essex newspaper, the Echo, on August 13th which detailed a fire at an industrial estate requiring the services of 40 firefighters. At around 5pm, firefighting crews were called to Tiffaynes Farm on the Burnt Mills industrial estate in Basildon. The fire was potentially extremely dangerous, and the services […]

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Valor wall mounted electric fires

In a bid to provide reliable and affordable energy efficient heating solutions with increased choice for social housing, supplier of gas and electric fires and suites, Valor, has unveiled a new range of wall mounted electric fires, with the contemporary, glass-fronted Aspire and Enchant fires. Offering the ultimate in space saving and realism, both models […]

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Sure Fire training services

2013 is a big year for anyone who installs solid fuel heating domestic appliances. New Government legislation means that, from June 2014, any engineer who hasn’t completed a HETAS assessment or refresher course in the past five years must undertake a re-assessment or risk losing their Competent Person status. Changes to legislation can seem daunting, […]

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