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HOW CAN MICROLOUVRE REDUCE STRESS AND INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY?

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Posted March 20, 2019

At this point in time there are many distractions preventing us from completing our work. With the introduction of smart phones and the rapid growth of social media, it has never been easier to procrastinate. However, less known factors such as lighting and temperature often impact productivity and have much more difficult solutions as opposed to logging off and putting your phone away. We at Greene Fire have focused on developing a simple, cost effective solution to this problem. Read more…

SMOKE SAFETY: UNDERSTANDING SMOKE CURTAINS AND SMOKE LEAKAGE

Posted March 20, 2019

During a fire, most consider the flames to be the biggest risk for loss of life. However, it is the smoke that presents the greatest risks, as most fatalities are caused by smoke inhalation and not by the actual fire itself. Additionally, reduced visibility due to smoke may make it difficult for occupants to identify and follow exit paths for safe evacuation. A correctly designed Smoke Control system is critical for the safety of occupants in any building. Read more…

6 benefits of fire resistant glazing and aluminium framing

Posted March 7, 2019

Many believe that in order to create a truly fire safe product, you need to utilize the heaviest and most dense materials. This belief leads to solutions that are effective when a fire occurs however damage the comfortability of your home or building when there is not a fire. The use of materials such as steel and stainless steel, whilst effective, are highly costly, lack thermal performance and do not offer a wide range of design options.

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Under Pressure: Fire Curtains and Zone Pressurisation

Posted April 27, 2018

As the popularity of fire curtains as a passive fire protection method grows, the increasing number of fire curtain products on the market is a source of confusion for many. Often, the effectiveness of fire curtains is undermined by the inappropriate design of building services and incorrect specification of the curtains themselves. Read more…

Whitepaper: Optimise Passive Design using MicroLouvre

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Posted March 21, 2018

Optimising passive design is a growing movement around the world. adhd. It allows designers to create beautiful and functional spaces with as little impact on the environment as possible. Optimising passive design aims to maintain thermal comfort without the need for heating and cooling mechanisms. This results in less energy usage, cheaper bills and a healthier way of living. Read more…

Fire Resistant Glass

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Posted March 18, 2018

There are few situations that pose a greater risk to personal safety than the outbreak of fire. Greene Fire can provide various life-saving fire resistant glass solutions that will not only keep people safe, but will protect the building itself and its occupants. Fire resistant glass protects against fire, smoke and hot, toxic gases, our glass is available in a number of options, such as FRL and framing options to suit every building application – including heritage steel frame or frameless options for seamless architectural integration.

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Continuing Professional Development Training

Posted March 15, 2018

We provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training seminars are ‘Active Smoke Barriers’, ‘Fire Curtain Barrier assemblies: Non-invasive fire protection’, ‘BS 8524 Part 1 and 2: The NEW British Standard for active fire curtain barriers’ and ‘Smoke Curtains in Smoke Extract Systems in Atria’. Read more…

Failsafe horizontal fire protection

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Posted January 18, 2018

The right product for the right application. Fire protection has become a key focus for architects, designers and engineers. A common issue is the lack of horizontal fire protection for separations between floors for example. Horizontal fire curtains are a great light weight solution for fire separation of openings in floors. Greenefire are introducing a new technology into Australia – introducing the new H200 horizontal fire SHUTTER. Read more…

Corporate Profile

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Posted June 9, 2017

Greene Fire have released a new corporate profile brochure depicting some of their more recent projects which also includes their full range of niche product solutions including fire shutters with egress and operable glass louvers, as well as their more traditional range of smoke and fire curtains.
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Fire Australia 2017

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Posted May 16, 2017

On 3rd to 5th May 2017, Greene Fire exhibited a large number of new products at the recent Fire Australia 2017 trade show. These included FireMaster® fire curtains, a MicroLouvre™ solar shading system, double glazed louvre windows, smoke ventilators, performance louvres and, our innovative fire shutter with egress system. Read more…