- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 04 Apr 2017
Heat detectors are typically used in areas where smoking is permitted or in other situations where a smoke detector could be inadvertently actuated by processes taking place in the building. For example, in kitchens there may be regular emissions of smoke.
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- Carbon monoxide detector.
- Combustion appliance.
- Fire and rescue service.
- Fire detection and alarm system.
- Fire detector.
- Fire protection engineering.
- Fire safety design.
- Heat alarm.
- Ionisation smoke alarms.
- Multi-sensor alarm.
- Optical smoke alarm
- Smoke detector.
- The causes of false fire alarms in buildings.
Featured articles and news
Recovery Advice for Business scheme launches.
Insight paper examines nuclear and net zero goals.
Suburban Americana with a secret past.
New planning rules to protect theatres, concert halls and music venues.
Public engagement in London Borough of Enfield's heritage strategy.
Engineering services in the spotlight.
The Government's Summer 2020 economic update.
Getting organised below the surface.
Securing suitable water systems.
Love them or hate them, they are popping up everywhere.
The initiative to enhance the environment continues.