LPS 1014 Certification

FDS Contracting gains LPS 1014 Certification

FDS Contracting has become the first SCA IFC SDI 19 credited smoke company to achieve LPS 1014 certification and is continuing to lead the way in the compliance of smoke control industry regulations.

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Why does the LPS 1014 matter to me?

The LPS 1014 is a standard assessed by the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) to measure a company’s capability in designing, installing, commissioning and servicing fire detection and alarm systems.

By enlisting the services of a firm who has been LPCB assessed and achieved the LPS 1014 certification, you are able to gain reassurance and peace of mind that the system being installed is adhering to stringent regulations and codes of practices which have been specified.

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Control Systems

There are many reasons as to why the certification matters, however, one of the main benefits will be the company’s products’ ability to bypass standards which require for two separate fire alarm and smoke ventilation system and incorporating them into a single panel.

FDS Contracting’s solution to this is the FDS FireSmart Control Panel.

Benefits of working with an LPS 1014 certified firm

Peace of Mind

Working with an LPS 1014 certified installer will ensure for peace of mind regarding your building’s safety and those who use it or reside inside.

Global Recognition

LPS 1014 provides global recognition providing projects undertaken to equally receive reassurance of the systems and work being done.

RIBA Plan of Work

The FDS Group offers expertise throughout the entire project life. Each company carters to specific stages of the RIBA Plan of Work.

Golden Thread

The FDS Group offers consistency through the project lifecycle, so you receive superior service and a golden thread of information from start to end.

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FDS Contracting is amongst 1% of fire alarm companies in the UK having been awarded the certification;
furthermore, we are the only smoke ventilation company to have earned the certificate.

The Requirements of the certification

With the high exclusivity of the certification comes the stringent and gruelling certification process by the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) to assess the firm’s ability in designing, installing, commissioning and servicing systems.

It is done against their specified codes of conduct in which each of the requirements must be met.

The extensive requirements demonstrate why the certification has become so esteemed within our industry. Our ability to exceed them is a clear indication of the excellent experience, knowledge, capability and resources we bring to all our projects.

The FDS Group are fully committed in the pursuit of excellence and education of our craft, we aim to lead the way in compliance with the latest practices and regulations in the industry.

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Our Managing Director, Nick Waterfield, had the following to say regarding the recent awarding of the LPS 1014 certification:

“We have worked extremely hard to achieve and maintain our certifications, and we feel it is essential to showcase our capability for success and regulations. The LPS 1014 is a fantastic achievement for our group demonstrating our hard work, capability and expertise in all we do. We thank you for your continued support and will continue to provide you with peace of mind for all your projects”.



Contact FDS Contracting for your current or upcoming project and gain reassurance that you have an LSP 1014 certified specialist providing innovative solutions. We’re confident that our systems will not only safeguard your project in terms of compliance but also help you to reach the commercial objectives required to create maximum profit.

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