When it came upgrading the ventilation system in the Craeybeckx Tunnel, I considered ease of maintenance and life cycle costs to be important factors. FESG was involved from the very outset, and produced a design that was customised to the objectives. It was a smooth collaboration with positive results!
(Agency for Roads and Traffic)
The challenge The challenge was to make the multifunctional walkways under the stands, with an overall area exceeding 10,000 m², fire safe. To achieve the safety level prescribed by the Belgian authorities, we proposed a combination of safety measures.…Read more
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FESG provides explanation on Stavanger car park fire
Stavanger airport car park fire The fire that occured on 7/01/2020 in the airport car park in Stavanger is raising a lot of questions. What do we know? The fire is reported to have started in an Opel (diesel) on the ground floor. The fire quickly spread to multiple cars. Parts of the building have collapsed due to the high temperatures. At least 300 vehicles are said to have been destroyed. The fire brigade had to contain the fire from the outside, as the possibilities for internal firefighting were limited due to the quick fire spread and low structural stability (15 minutes). There are no indications that the presence of a large amount of electric cars had a significant impact (compared to combustion engine) Recent fires in open car parks When looking at fires in open car parks in the last 2 years, this event is not a surprise or an…