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.

Bringing The Grand Staircase Back

Bringing The Grand Staircase Back

Coopers Fire, 16.07.2018 , 0 comments

The grand staircase plays an important role in the first impression of a building. Fire regulations meant that architectural design flexibility was suddenly stifled, that was until fire curtain technology arrived. We discuss how it's allowing architects to bring back architectural greats such as the grand staircase.

Unusual Fire Escapes

Unusual Fire Escapes

Coopers Fire, 27.06.2018 , 0 comments

It’s amazing to think that fire escapes haven’t always been an important part of architecture and design – but prior to the 20th century, there were no regulations in place. That didn’t stop fire escapes being designed – even if they were extremely dangerous to use themselves!

A global construction boom - cranes on construction site at sundown

A Global Construction Boom

Coopers Fire, 21.05.2018 , 0 comments

The world grows upwards every day, as new buildings rise from the ground. We’re always looking for more space to work and to live in, adapting to the ever-growing human population and an ever-changing economy.

A Quick Guide to Managing Escape Routes

Coopers Fire, 23.02.2018 , 0 comments

As soon as a fire has been detected and alarms have been sounded, all of the occupants of a building should be able to escape to a safe place in a quick and unaided manner. Here's our quick guide to managing escape routes.