Coopers Fire frequently write articles and technical advice for manufacturing professionals. Our blog features posts about fire curtains, smoke barriers, fire protection and fire safety as well as discussions about the latest advances in active fire curtain and smoke barrier technology.

notre dame heritage building fire

2019 in Review: Year of Heritage Building Fires and Forest Blazes

Coopers Fire, 20.01.2020 , 0 comments

2019 was a busy year for fire. It struck notable world heritage buildings, like the blaze at Notre-Dame de Paris and al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Some of the biggest news stories of 2019 (and the start of 2020) centred around wildfires. We’ve witnessed the tragic loss of life, natural habitats and property to fire seemingly all over the world – and there’s little sign of it slowing down.

What can be salvaged after a fire

What can be Salvaged after a Fire?

Coopers Fire, 07.01.2020 , 0 comments

Preservation of life is the fundamental goal of fire protection. In the immediate aftermath of a building fire, making sure everyone is safe and accounted for is priority number one. After that, comes building preservation. The damage caused solely by smoke can be surprising – in fact, there’s quite a lot to consider after the fire has been put out.

Digital fire escape signage

Digital Fire Escape Signage

Coopers Fire, 19.12.2019 , 0 comments

As the world and the buildings within it develop, we’re making bigger strides into accessible spaces, complex systems and increasingly ambitious projects. Digital emergency signage is now being proposed in dynamic environments where an emergency can develop in disorienting and unusual ways.

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2020: Architectural and Design Trends for a New Decade

Coopers Fire, 21.11.2019 , 0 comments

Cities and suburbs continue to grow, the climate continues to change and human beings continue to multiply. The next decade is going to be a huge challenge for our species in many ways, and architecture will play an even more significant role than it ever has before.