Testing & Standards

Testing and Standards of Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems

The iCO® system meets the performance standards outlined in BS:8458

iCO® WATER MIST FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS

iCO® Products is ISO9001 accredited for the design, manufacture, and supply of water mist fire suppression systems.

The iCO® patented technology has been independently tested by Warrington Fire, a UKAS accredited laboratory and meets the performance requirements of BS:8458 Residential Water Mist Standards and against performance fire tests of BS:9252 Sprinkler Standards.

NPHS are *3rd party accredited by the UKAS accredited International Fire Consultants group. This was achieved by undergoing a comprehensive audit of their ability to Design, Install and Maintain Mist Sprinkler Systems. *3rd Party accreditation is required to allow a company to produce drawings/designs which adhere to all British Standards, i.e., BS 8458, BS:9251and BS:9252. It is now seen as a prerequisite award for any reputable/competent sprinkler company in the UK.

Patents granted: United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Europe

Patents pending: UAE

BS 8458:2015: Water Mist System: Domestic and Residential Properties

This standard covers watermist fire suppression systems for use in domestic and residential properties. Installation and design of the system is covered in the standard while giving guidance on how watermist should be utilised during the whole fire strategy.

You can order and download a copy of BS 8458:2015 here.

BS 9252:2011: Water Mist System: Domestic and Residential Properties

BS 9252:2011 sets out a list of testing criteria that is strictly for traditional sprinklers. The iCO systems has been tested against this to show it is equal to, or enhanced, over traditional sprinklers.

You can order and download a copy of BS 9252:2011 here.

BS 9991:2015: Water Mist System: Domestic and Residential Properties ​

This standard covers design freedoms and provides guidance on real practical solutions where certain conventions laid out in other standards may be too restrictive due to the nature of some buildings which have design and legislation irregularities.

You can order and download a copy of BS 9991:2015 here.