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Carvell Consulting provide specialist design, consultancy advice, technical assessment and third party verification.

The application of our extensive experience, technical knowledge and innovation gives us the ability to add value by the correct application of industry codes of practice whilst maintaining a strong focus on reducing costs to our clients.

Our purpose is to provide independent fire safety system consultancy to assist our clients to be compliant with industry codes of practice and meet their obligations in relation to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.  Our objective is to exceed our clients expectations by controlling and reducing cost whilst maintaining compliance.

As Carvell Consulting is not a seller of equipment or hard services we are uniquely positioned to provide an impartial consultancy service which is solely in the interests of our client.

Providing services in relation to:

5839-1Covering the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around buildings, other than domestic premises.

5839-6Covering recommendations for planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance for domestic properties.

5839-8Covering the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems which automatically broadcast speech or warning tones, in response to signals from their associated fire detection and fire alarm systems. Includes systems with a manual facility for the transmission of live voice messages as well as automatically generated messages for emergency purposes.

5839-9Covering Recommendations for planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication EVC systems in and around buildings and at sports, entertainment and similar venues.

5266-1Covering Recommendations for the protection against fire of electronic equipment installations, including equipment such as computers, servers and systems for communications, design, manufacturing and distribution and the areas containing such equipment, such as computer rooms, internet hosting centres, switching centres and data centres.

7273-1Covers the interface between fire detection and fire alarm systems and gaseous total flooding fire extinguishing systems and is also applicable to fire protection systems for electronic equipment installations.

7273-2Covering Recommendations for the planning, installation and servicing of mechanical equipment for the actuation of gaseous fire extinguishing systems.

7273-3Provides design, installation and commissioning information. Concentrates on interface between fire detection and fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems and watermist systems.

7273-4Covering Recommendations for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of electrical control arrangements for actuation of mechanisms that unlock, release or open doors in the event of fire. Looks at categories and methods of actuation.

7273-5Offers recommendations for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of electrical control arrangements for actuation of watermist systems (except pre-action watermist systems).

5266-1BS 5266 gives detailed guidance on the application and practice of emergency lighting. The standard’s recommendations have been drawn up to encourage uniformity of application, based on providing adequate safety to people in the event that normal lighting is interrupted.

HTM05-03-BProvides guidance on the design and installation of new fire detection and alarm systems in NHS healthcare premises. It is intended to supplement BS 5839-1 by providing recommendations specific to NHS healthcare premises, as well as emphasising and interpreting particular clauses in BS 5839-1. Covers a wide range of alarm and detection technology, from conventional systems to multi-sensor detectors in addressable systems.