On the 23rd March 2016 the iCO system under took independent third party testing by Exova Warrington Fire, a UKAS accredited laboratory and achieved all testing criteria.
Testing is done on set criteria and also ensures systems are tested to cover fire compartments of up to 80m2 which when achieved, allows watermist system to be used on domestic and residential projects across the UK. Tests reports are available upon request.
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.
BS 9252:2011 sets out a list of testing criteria that is strictly for traditional sprinklers. The iCO systems has been tested against this simply to show that is equal to or enhanced over traditional sprinklers.
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.