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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Succesful study day with live fire test!
Why organise a study day? On the 13th of November the results of the research project "Fire safety in underground sprinklered car parks" were presented on a specifically organised study day at the firefighter academy "Campus Vesta" in Ranst, Belgium. All Belgian departments of the fire and rescue services were invited to attend the event. In total about 80 invitees were present, comprised of different stakeholders such as: firefighters, government agencies and project developers. Study day programme The study day was kicked off by a presentation of Patrick Merckx and Dominique Goidts (Cegelec Fire Solutions) on the structure of the fire tests. Thereafter Xavier Deckers (Fire Engineered Solutions Ghent) elucidated the newly developped Fire Brigade Intervention Model (FBIM) and the main findings of the fire…