Fire Alarm Engineer and Installer for fire alarms in homes and business properties; routine testing and inspections also carried out, (Fire Alarms include Smoke Alarms and Heat Alarms). LiteCor Electrical is a Registered, Approved Electrical Contractor and Domestic Installer, based in High Wycombe, HP13 for Bucks and Berks. Telephone John on 07943 179 505 for an emergency electrician in High Wycombe.
Fire Alarms installed and serviced for house owners, landlords, tenants including commercial premises. The installation and servicing of Fire Extinguishers are also catered for. In addition to the installation of fire alarms; periodic inspection, testing and certification of Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Lighting and Security Systems in High Wycombe and surrounds, is also carried out in housing, commercial and industrial properties as required for landlords, local authority licensing and insurance purposes.
LiteCor Electrical is an NICEIC registered, Electrical Contractor with Public Liability Insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance, (the latter is needed for those issuing Electrical Inspection Reports, and for Portable Appliance Testing).
Anyone carrying out any installation or certification work on fire alarms incorporating smoke sensors and heat sensors, requires to have access to a publication by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, entitled Protection against Fire, this is Guidance Note 4 to their 17th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations incorporating Amendment 3 of 2015.
Sound levels of fire alarms incorporating smoke alarms and heat alarms, should be tested and certified at periodic intervals, for all domestic and commercial properties to the requirements of BS 5839.
Due to the increased incidents of fires caused by the internals of plastic consumer units, the latest amendment (3) to the IET Wiring Regulations – BS7671, requires that new consumer units in houses require to be placed inside a non flammable enclosure, or be made of a non flammable material such as metal, this means that flammable, plastic housings will not be permissible from 1st January 2016. At routine inspections for the electrical condition of properties, existing plastic consumer units should at least be inspected for any signs of overheating, and to have all their terminals torque tested. Telephone John on 07943 179 505 for an emergency electrician in High Wycombe.
Fire extinguishers require to be placed in buildings and other areas in easily accessible positions for fire escape routes, to allow the safe evacuation of personnel. LiteCor Electrical will advise on the location of these, but your local fire station will also advise on your overall fire safety requirements. Further, changes to fire safety requirements in buildings etc., have been made due to recent fatalities caused by falling electrical cables on firemen during firefighting. A survey can be carried out by LiteCor Electrical, to determine whether improvements are required to the method of electric cable containment and suspension.
The type of fire extinguisher installed at each location on your premises depends on the nature of the fire risk at the particular points. Fire extinguisher types whether water, foam, CO2 or powder require to be installed at these locations, dependent on the fire risk and probable cause.
Fixed hose reels can also be found in many buildings, these give a constant water supply in the event of a fire, They also have to be inspected, to confirm their continued use.
Electrical switchrooms or computer server rooms etc., may require a form of gaseous discharge from ceiling nozzles, so starving the fire of oxygen, other rooms may require water flooding by ceiling nozzles.
Telephone John on 07943 179 505 for an emergency electrician, or to get a free quote for an electrician to work in your property from an NICEIC registered, electrical contractor; or use the easy contact-us form for all enquiries, a reply will be sent to your email address within a very short period.