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Automist Smartscan steals the show at the 16th Annual International Water Mist Conference

10/14/2016 10:38:00 AM

William Makant of Plumis presented the company's new Automist Smartscan technology to a packed and captivated audience at the 16th Annual International Water Mist Conference, held in Vienna September 21-22, 2016, organized by the International Water > read more

Watermist enabling open plan design

10/13/2016 18:36:00 PM

Watermist systems installed in buildings can reduce the fire risk to life. > read more


10/11/2016 04:13:00 AM

Automist Smartscan has been awarded the Build It Awards 2016 - Best Home Technology Product, in association with BuildStore. The Build It Awards, in association with BuildStore, celebrate all aspects of self build and renovation, including complete > read more

Essential facts you need to know about open plan layouts & their building regulations

08/05/2016 09:44:00 AM

Open plan living is fast becoming increasingly popular thanks to its ability to offer a greater sense of space and light; both of which have seen a healthy effect to the value of redesigned residential developments in recent years.Whether you’re lo > read more

Award-winning design, premium products and a touch of Hollywood in Essen: Red Dot Gala 2016

07/05/2016 14:43:00 PM

On 4 July, everyone who was anyone in international design came to Essen, Germany. In spring, a 41-strong jury had awarded the coveted Red Dot label for good design to the most outstanding products of the year. Now it was time to pay tribute to the w > read more

Cost effective sprinkler alternative used to protect Edinburgh apartment

06/08/2016 04:57:00 AM

Plumis Automist was used in a loft conversion on the fourth floor of a 19th Century building in a prime, residential area of Edinburgh to comply with building regulations and to provide unobtrusive fire protection. Paulo Gaggero, an Italian Outsource > read more

London interior designers use Plumis Automist to enable modern design

06/08/2016 04:29:00 AM

Plumis Automist was used at a north London property to provide a cost effective and appropriate fire protection solution, which was acceptable to the clients of > read more

Open-plan kitchen flat design enabled by fire engineering

06/02/2016 13:11:00 PM

In the latest BS 9991:2015 guidance on open plan flats, requires the provision of a suppression system within the flat. However, the overall maximum size of an open plan flat before the kitchen also needs to be enclosed is 8m by 4m. The implication o > read more

Plumis Automist used to safeguard ‘Britain’s finest 20th Century folly’

05/18/2016 14:26:00 PM

Plumis Automist, the innovative water mist fire suppression system, was used to protect a unique 100 foot tower known as Faringdon Folly Tower, in a circular woodland in rural Oxfordshire. Faringdon Folly, built in 1935 by an eccentric nobleman was t > read more

Plumis Automist adds considerable value to Windsor apartments

05/17/2016 10:13:00 AM

Plumis Automist has been used to provide an innovative fire safety solution for the conversion of offices to residential use. Bentley Apartments are in a stunning location next to Windsor Castle on Victoria Street. The 2 apartments both have an open > read more

Plumis Automist provides fire protection in Cheltenham development

05/14/2016 16:56:00 PM

Plumis Automist was used to provide active fire suppression in a new development of five 2 and 3 storey detached houses in Church Street, Charlton Kings, an affluent suburb of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. The view of Cheltenham Borough Council Buil > read more

Automist Smartscan LABC Registered Detail Announced

04/25/2016 04:05:00 AM

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04/21/2016 02:50:00 AM

Plumis are delighted to celebrate today, 21 April 2016, being one of the select businesses recognised as winners of the 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the UK’s highest accolade for business success. > read more

Impressive achievement: Automist Smartscan receives highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016!

04/01/2016 05:21:00 AM

Automist Smartscan by Plumis is one of this year’s outstanding products: The Red Dot jury was enthused, and awarded Automist Smartscan a Red Dot: Best of the Best. In 2016, this highest single distinction in the international competition goes to on > read more

Open Planned: a new resource for anyone considering an open plan layout in the UK

02/22/2016 16:43:00 PM

Open Planned, a revolutionary new website dedicated to open plan living, is launched today.www.openplanned.orgThis exciting new venture can teach the homeowner what is and isn’t allowed when it comes to redesigning their living space - a crucial to > read more

Plumis Automist enables independent living

01/18/2016 19:51:00 PM

During a lifetime, each of us runs a 1 in 5 risk of being involved in a serious house fire with the young, the elderly and those the least able to escape being the most vulnerable. When a brand new accommodation unit was built in the centre of Chelte > read more

Fighting fires with water mist

01/09/2016 18:20:00 PM

As a process, a fire involves a chemical reaction between combustible fuel and oxygen from the air. The prerequisites of sustained burning are:Combustible fuel: This can be solid (Class A), liquid (Class B) or gas-phaseOxygen: The ambient air contain > read more

Automist Smartscan by Plumis – A Redefinition of the Fire Sprinkler

12/30/2015 09:43:00 AM

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Plumis Automist used to provide fire protection in Manx TT Races Control Tower

11/30/2015 18:57:00 PM

Plumis – Automist was installed by Eurotec Safety Services of Belfast as a key part of an alternative fire protection scheme to protect the control room within the control tower of the Isle of Man's famous Tourist Trophy (TT) and Manx Grand Prix (M > read more

Quenchfire is no longer an accredited reseller installer of Plumis Automist

10/09/2015 11:53:00 AM

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Elite Fire Safety is no longer an accredited reseller installer of Plumis Automist

10/09/2015 11:26:00 AM

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Mainpoint Fire Protection use innovative solution for fire protection in old boot repair premises

09/02/2015 00:08:00 AM

Plumis – Automist was installed by Mainpoint Fire Protection as a key part of an alternative fire protection scheme which was required because the refurbishment of a 1930’s factory into three buildings did not allow sufficient access for the fire > read more

Plumis Automist facilitates conversion of Art Deco houses

09/01/2015 14:29:00 PM

Plumis Automist has been used to provide an innovative fire safety solution for the conversion of a stunning collection of Art Deco houses in Twickenham, midway between the River Thames and Twickenham stadium. The architects, ABA Group of Sunbury on > read more

Viable alternative to residential sprinklers for multi-million pound building

09/01/2015 14:15:00 PM

Plumis Automist has been used to provide an innovative, best value fire protection solution for a multi-million pound Victorian terraced house in Kensington, London. The prestigious three-storey building was to incorporate a contemporary design, incl > read more

Plumis Automist provides fire protection in open plan student accommodation

09/01/2015 14:07:00 PM

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Unite Security use innovative solution for fire protection in Edinburgh business

06/10/2015 06:52:00 AM

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Automist solves a problem in St Andrews townhouse

02/07/2015 06:14:00 AM

Automist has been installed as the fire suppression solution for a brand new 4 storey townhouse in St Andrews, Scotland. Due to the height of the building Local Building Control determined that a residential sprinkler or alternative solution was requ > read more

Automist allowed period-built Gyde Barn to comply with building regulations

02/07/2015 05:33:00 AM

Plumis Automist provided an innovative fire safety solution for period-built Gyde Barn in Painswick, Gloucestershire. The stone-built property contained 4 bedrooms in the upstairs living space, which meant that in the event of a fire, escape would ha > read more

Plumis Automist avoids disrupting student lives

02/07/2015 05:00:00 AM

Plumis Automist has been used in one of the country’s larger independent boarding schools in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire by Mainpoint Fire Protection as a key part of an alternative fire protection scheme. The innovative watermist fire suppression s > read more

Growing Business Awards Announces Innovator of the Year Winner

11/26/2014 06:10:00 AM

Fire protection manufacturer Plumis wins national business accoladeLondon, 26th November, 2014:The Real Business Growing Business Awards, held in association with Lloyds Bank and supported by the CBI, announced the 2014 winners last night at a ceremo > read more

Firemaster SW use Plumis Automist for compliance with fire safety regs

11/18/2014 14:41:00 PM

When Mark Evans of FireMaster SW was asked to provide a risk assessment for a tourism business in North Devon, right at the beginning of the holiday season, heidentified the problem of a compromised first floor escape route from an inner bedroom. And > read more

Automist keeps students safe

05/14/2014 12:49:00 PM

Plumis-Automist, the innovative watermist fire suppression solution, has been installed in 7 refurbished student flats in Nottingham as an aesthetic, lower cost, lower risk alternative to sprinklers. The developers, Azamour Investments Ltd, refurbish > read more

Water mist provides a solution for persistent arson attempts

05/14/2014 12:45:00 PM

Arson is the no.1 cause of fire in the UK. Since 1997 the number of malicious fires in Britain has risen to more than 123,000 a year; 50 people die in fires started by arsonists and 3,200 are injured. This causes serious problems to the authorities. > read more

Automist fire protection for prestigious development

05/14/2014 12:33:00 PM

Plumis-Automist the innovative watermist fire suppression solution has been installed in a prestigious London development as an aesthetic, lower cost, lower risk alternative to sprinklers and all the parties involved are delighted with the installati > read more

Automist prevents arson damage

03/26/2014 13:22:00 PM

Exeter City Council installed Automist from Plumis in the flat of a vulnerable resident who had already set fire to his flat 3 times. The innovative fire suppression device is designed to significantly reduce the potential for fire damage. The Counci > read more

New site launched: Open plan alliance

10/29/2013 14:12:00 PM

Homes with open layouts have become some of the most popular and sought-after house plans available today. An open floor plan can make your home feel larger, even if the square footage is modest. By eliminating doorways and widening the passages to d > read more

Fire Suppress Ltd use Plumis Automist to comply with Approved Document B in new build in Somerset

08/12/2013 11:25:00 AM

Plumis Automist has been installed to provide a cost-effective, aesthetically pleasing and fire regulation compliant solution for a Swedish, pine kit house.The design and location of a new build can have significant budget implications and this build > read more

Mainpoint Install Automist in Prestigious Cheltenham Development

08/12/2013 11:13:00 AM

It is notoriously difficult to carry out any retrofit work on heritage buildings at the same time as complying with building regulations. Mainpoint Fire Protection Ltd, established in Cheltenham in 1991 faced this problem when they were asked to inst > read more

Easy to retrofit fire protection utilised in HMOs

05/21/2013 13:06:00 PM

The problem of meeting HMO licensing conditions at the same time as maximising income potential and avoiding unnecessary, costly and time consuming building work for landlords can be resolved by the installation of Plumis Automist, the first active f > read more

Automist provides viable solution for 4 storey Georgian conversion in Bridport

05/21/2013 10:29:00 AM

The necessary compliance with fire regulations in a conversion project can mean that design is compromised, costs are greatly increased and sprinklers may need to be installed with the potential for significant disruption.The owners of a 4 storey Geo > read more

Automist Fire Suppression for Private Development in W1

05/21/2013 10:22:00 AM

Private developers are just as demanding as local authorities and still need to meet the requirements of Approved Document B whatever the aesthetic considerations and budgetary constraints. Hammersmith’s Devonport Property Consulting were developin > read more

Valentine’s Day: Cooking, candles and smoke, oh my!

02/12/2013 11:00:00 AM

Recent rumours that we’re headed for a triple dip recession will have tons of us skipping the romantic meals out this year and opting for an intimate evening in. This means more cooking, more candles and potentially more fires if we’re not carefu > read more

Providing adequate means of escape through an open plan ground floor after a loft conversion

01/17/2013 06:10:00 AM

All roof conversions must comply with the statutory Building Regulations Part B (Fire Safety) and therefore require Building Regulation approval. Specifically the Building Regulations acknowledge that the risk to life from a fire occurring in a three > read more

Ten people rescued in residential block blaze

11/12/2012 04:41:00 AM

Ten people have been led to safety by firefighters following a fire in a four-storey residential building in East Kilbride.Strathclyde Fire & Rescue sent three appliances to the blaze after receiving a number of emergency calls at around 3.30am on Su > read more

Scottish fire deaths climb 10% despite drop in house fires

10/15/2012 12:22:00 PM

Provisional figures from the Scottish Government have shown a rise in fire deaths, despite a 17% reduction in the total number of fires.Figures for 2011-12 show that there were 57 fatalities, an increase of 5 on the previous year. The total number of > read more

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