A selection of articles, reports and white papers from Intelliclad and our partners.
A Practical Approach to Fire Safety
Intelliclad, an advanced external fire detection and alarm system, has proven its effectiveness in responding to fires in high-risk buildings. By detecting fires externally, Intelliclad ensures early detection and prompt alerts, preventing further damage and protecting lives. Let’s explore a recent case study highlighting the system’s success and the advantages of external fire detection.
Intelliclad has partnered with renowned fire safety experts and leading industry figures to produce our white paper, titled ‘A Practical Approach to Fire Safety: The benefits of mitigation measures to combat the UK’s Cladding Crisis’.
Featuring contributions from Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, Frances Maria Peacock FCIAT, CBuildE FCABE, IHBC, MIFireE, MSFPE’s and Dorian MCIOB C.Build E MCABE, the report looks at the background of the UK’s Building Safety Crisis and how the mitigation vs remediation debate has unfolded.
Frances Maria Peacock
Frances is a renowned fire safety expert whose technical reports have significantly contributed to the further understanding of façade fires, including a report submitted to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. She has been involved with Intelliclad as a fire engineering consultant from the outset.
Firstly, her report ‘The Relationship between Building Design Fire Spread: How the Shape, Form & Features of a building can influence the behaviour of fire’ is an essential part of our process for designing our external fire detection system at the quotation stage.
Once we receive an order, Frances will then conduct her own external fire safety assessment using the principles defined in her report and produce an external fire detection statement to conclude her findings.
An external detection proposal will then be signed off as an adequate design in conjunction with her research and the design of the building in question.
You can download Frances’ reports here:
China Telecom Tower
A report on the that fire occurred in an 43-storey high-rise office building in Changsha.
Grenfell Cladding System Report
An analysis of the design, installation & materials of the rainscreen cladding system at Grenfell Tower
The Relationship between Building Design Fire Spread
How the shape, form & features of a building can influence the behaviour of fire
Torre Del Moro Milano 2
A report on the fire at Torre Del Moro, Milan, Italy on August 29 2021
Marina Diamond 2 Dubai
A report on the fire at Marina Diamond 2, Dubai, UAE on October 23 2021
The Relay Building March 2022
A report on the fire at The Relay Building, London, UK on March 7 2022
Deptford Fire Report
A report on the fire at a medium rise block of flats in Deptford, south-east London on April 26 2022.
An analysis of using mitigation measures as a viable alternative to the full remediation of unsafe buildings in the UK and abroad.