Hush Pro, C-TEC’s revolutionary BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm system, is protecting a radically renovated historic building in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Built in 1839 by local architect, William Owen, and located in the ancient county town of Haverfordwest, Pembroke House is a Grade II listed building which has been transformed from a derelict hotel into 32 high-quality affordable housing apartments.
Each studio features an easily accessible low-level Hush Pro Controller connected to a series of Hush Pro smoke detectors, base sounders, multi-sensors and heat detectors all seamlessly interfaced to a powerful C-TEC XFP 2-loop addressable fire alarm panel to...
Hush Pro, C-TEC’s revolutionary BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system, is protecting three iconic tower block developments in Manchester.
Located in the centre of Piccadilly, Oxygen Towers is a striking set of three 31-storey, 16-storey and 10-storey buildings consisting of 345 stylish 1, 2 and 3-bedroomed apartments and 12 spacious family townhouses. Designed to provide the ultimate living experience, the futuristic ‘vertical village’ combines luxury accommodation with fabulous five-star leisure facilities including a swimming pool, cinema, gym and spa. The stunning development also features lush garden terraces and rooftop gardens.
Selected for its cutting-edge technology and capacity...
C-TEC’s Managing Director, Andrew Foster, has been elected onto the Fire Industry Association’s Fire Detection and Alarm Council.
Andrew began his career as an engineer before founding C-TEC with Andrew Scott in 1981. Passionate about R&D, UK manufacturing and creating new innovations to enhance fire safety, Andrew is looking forward to sharing his vast technical and practical knowledge to assist the FIA in raising standards and shaping the future of the industry.
EVAC-ALERT, C-TEC’s new evacuation alert system, is now in operation at Delaney Heights, a radically renovated tower block in Salford.
With 119 affordable rent apartments featuring floor to ceiling windows and stunning city views, the building cost over £9M to refurbish and is named after Shelagh Delaney, Salford’s famous playwright and the author of ‘A Taste of Honey’.
The EVAC-ALERT system installed there comprises a powerful 3-loop panel connected to single and multi-way flat interface units, self-testing sounders and Equality Act-compliant visual indicators and vibrating pillow pads, all designed to fully comply with BS 8629, the code of practice for evacuation alert systems.
C-TEC is delighted to announce the appointment of Scott Barber to our Internal Sales Team.
Reporting directly to UK Sales Manager, Brian Foster, Scott will focus on cultivating existing customer relationships, engaging with new clients and providing dedicated support to our ever-expanding customer base.
With 9 years’ experience servicing key accounts and managing prestigious electrical projects including Lancaster University, East Midlands Airport and Voyager Care Homes for Rexel UK Ltd, Scott is ideally qualified for the role of Sales Support Coordinator which will also involve identifying new business opportunities, preparing quotations and delivering presentations.
C-TEC’s innovative CAST fire alarm system is now in operation at South Shield’s Football Club’s 1st Cloud Arena Stadium.
Established in 1888, the ‘Mariners’ are a leading light in the Northern Premier League. The club recently invested in a state-of-the-art 900-seater stand in a move to upgrade facilities and generate additional revenue.
C-TEC’s super-intuitive and intrinsically EN54-13 compliant CAST system features a 2-loop CAST XFP addressable fire panel connected to CAST detectors, sounder VADs and call points to provide the ultimate in fire detection technology at the ground.
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Owned by the Rawson Property Group and located in one of the most beautiful areas of the city, Newlands Peak is an ultra-modern 11 storey development featuring a restaurant, state-of-the-art fitness centre and rooftop deck with two heated swimming pools.
New legislation, the recent revision to BS 8629 and the HSE’s ‘Be Ready’ campaign are set to accelerate demand for evacuation alert systems. Here C-TEC’s Business Development Manager, Andy Turner, examines the current climate and focuses on a cluster of projects where evacuation alert systems are being used to protect people should stay-put fail.
Why are evacuation alert systems required?
In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the Scottish government quickly brought in a law requiring manual evacuation systems to be installed in new residential buildings taller than 18 metres. This meant a standard was needed to ensure these systems would...
Hosted at London’s ExCeL on 16-18 May, Firex is the UK’s biggest fire safety event and the place to be if you’re a specifier, fire safety specialist, property developer or housing professional.
C-TEC will be showcasing a host of innovative solutions designed to enhance fire safety in high-rise buildings including ENVISION, our new Cloud-based fire alarm remote access, service and site management software solution, EVAC-ALERT, our new BS 8629 evacuation alert system, Hush Pro, our revolutionary BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire system and CAST, C-TEC’s powerful own-protocol fire system.
C-TEC’s sister company, SigNET AC, is rolling out a series of webinars as part of its mission to increase knowledge of public address/voice alarms systems within the fire and security sector.
Hosted by SigNET’s audio expert, Tremayne Crossley, the free 30-minute sessions will focus on Ambient’s market-leading EN54-16 certified VA/PA systems which are exclusively available through SigNET for C-TEC’s customers. Ambient’s Director of Business Development Neil Voce will also be on hand to assist. Packed with facts and open to everyone, the webinars will also feature full Q&A sessions at the end.
Said Tremayne: “Our latest webinars are a great...