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Since 1930s, Gent has been manufacturing fire detection equipment and is proud of its heritage and the reputation it has built around the world.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Watching The Detectors - The Selection; Spacing & Siting Of Particular Detectors In All Types Of Building

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar explains why the correct choice of fire detector is important in protecting life and property from fire and looks specifically at Sections 21 & 22 of the revised British Standard BS5839-1:2002.

  • Playing With Fire - Best Practice On Improving Fda System Design

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    This seminar looks closely at the role & responsibilities of the System Designer in the delivery of the highest quality; most appropriate fire detection and alarm systems and considers why; despite our best intentions; the execution falls short of the plans desired objective.

  • Watching The Detectors

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Best Practice on specifying fire alarm systems

  • Playing With Fire

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Best practice guide to improving FDA system design

  • Raising The Standard - Best Practice Seminar On The New Bs5839-1 : 2002

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar discusses the issues raised by the recent changes made to the British Standard; highlighting the main points as well as emphasising key areas where the modifications to working practices need to be addressed in order that the recommendations can be correctly applied.

  • Raising The Standard

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Best practice guide to BS5839-1 : 2002 (Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings)

  • Don't Be Alarmed - Designing Voice Alarm Systems For Buildings

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Don’t be Alarmed explains why Voice Alarm (VA) systems are important and explains the difference between VA-PA-Music systems and how they can all be incorporated within one secure system. It helps would be designers as well as installer and service providers on the initial system supply as well as guide end-users on what their responsibilities are once they take charge of a system. It provides an insight into the different types of systems available and explains some of the pitfalls such as intelligibility of the spoken message.

  • Don't Be Alarmed

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Best practice guide to fire detection & voice alarm systems for buildings – Code of practice BS5839 Part 8 1998.

  • Comply Don't Fry - Fire Legislation; Regulation & Standards

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar provides an update on the new legislation that has taken place in the fire protection industry.

  • Striking The Balance - Improving Fire Detection And Alarm System Design

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar examines some of the common causes of false alarms and explains how these can be reduced through good design utilising innovative technology. Also looks at methods to improve accurate fire detection and the importance of predicting the types of fires likely in certain environments and matching this risk with the best possible detection solution.

  • Striking The Balance

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Improving fire detection and alarm system design

  • Protect Your Investment

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Maintenance and on-going service – why is it necessary? Seminar describes what the building owner should expect from a service provider; what the code of practice BS5839-1:2002 recommends for tests and service and identifies the documentation that should be maintained by the responsible building owner/occupier.

  • Protect Your Investment

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Maintenance and on-going service – why is it necessary?

  • Breaking The Code - Fire Safety In Healthcare Premises

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar looks at current legislation; regulations; Standards and code of practice to provide guidance on the design and installation of new fire detection and alarm systems in Healthcare premises. The Firecode-Health Technical Memorandum HTM 05-03 is intended to supplement BS 5839-1 by providing recommendations specific to NHS Healthcare premises. It replaces the Hospital Technical memorandum formerly known as HTM82 and is essential reading for anyone who is nominated as a designer of a fire detection system within Healthcare premises and should be read in conjunction with BS 5839-1.

  • Breaking The Code - Fire Safety In Healthcare Premises

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Guide covers current legislation; regulations; Standards and code of practice to provide guidance on the design and installation of new fire detection and alarm systems in Healthcare premises. The Firecode-Health Technical Memorandum HTM 05-03 is intended to supplement BS 5839-1 by providing recommendations specific to NHS Healthcare premises. It replaces the Hospital Technical memorandum formerly known as HTM82 and is essential reading for anyone who is nominated as a designer of a fire detection system within Healthcare premises and should be read in conjunction with BS 5839-1.

  • Fire - What Fire!

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Best practice guide to the choice and design of sounder systems to ensure compliance to BS5939-1:2002 (Fire Detection and Alarm Systems for Buildings). Seminar explains how to choose the most appropriate sounder for a building and provides the audience with hints; tips and simple mathematical calculations to allow prediction of the audibility level in an area given the type of sounder selected.

  • Fire - What Fire!

    Literature | Gent by Honeywell

    Best practice guide to the choice and design of sounder systems to ensure compliance to BS5939-1:2002 (Fire Detection and Alarm Systems for Buildings) explains how to choose the most appropriate sounder for a building and provides the audience with hints; tips and simple mathematical calculations to allow prediction of the audibility level in an area given the type of sounder selected.

  • Shut That Door!

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    BS7273 Part 4 and how it affects the design of a fire detection and alarm system. Seminar explains the key issues for designers; installers and service providers of the recommendations in BS7273 Part 4. Covers the monitoring and actuation of door release mechanisms; whether they need to close or open in the event of a fire; commissioning and maintenance.

  • Central Battery Systems - Application & Design Of Central Power Supply Systems

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar is a guide to providing information on designing central power supply stems; and explains the advantages and disadvantages of different types of batteries along with AC sine wave inverters and DC Systems.

  • What? No Wires!

    Seminar | Gent by Honeywell

    Seminar covers considerations to be made when installing, in full or in part, fire detection systems that rely upon radio transmission to link the component parts. Also covers differences between BS5839-1.2002+A2:2008 and BS EN54-25:2008; system comparisons; whole life cycle costs and frequency bands and communication methods.

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