Development of a study for the implementation of Fire Protection Measures and Means in the Schools of the Municipality of Rigas – Fereos (PHILODIMOS II)

The study concerns the execution of repair, maintenance and upgrade works of the Fire Detection and Extinguishing facilities of municipal educational buildings of the Municipality of Rigas – Fereos. The primary objective of fire safety in a building is manifold and linked to safeguarding human life and well-being, as well as curbing the degree of material loss caused by fires. The chief aim of the research was to forestall the occurrence of a fire, confine its spread to other regions, and promptly put it out before posing a threat to the users of the building and the structural stability.


The study consists of the study of Passive Fire Protection and the study of Active Fire Protection. The term Passive Fire Protection means all the measures taken with the construction of the building, while with the term Active Fire Protection we mean the means of fire protection that must be installed in a building and which aim at the timely detection of a fire or its immediate response before it becomes uncontrollable.
More specifically, the research anticipated the comprehensive supply and installation of fire safety systems in the educational edifices of the Municipality of Loutraki-Perachora-Ag. Theodoron, in conformity with the corresponding approved fire safety studies and technical specifications of the Fire Department, for issuing the necessary building permits.

The tasks that are planned to be executed are:
supply, installation at the intended locations including all required materials and micromaterials and testing of good operation:

  • Automatic fire detection systems with control panels, smoke detectors, heat detectors, optical detectors, visual alarm devices, sirens, strobe lights,
  • Manual electric fire alarm systems with fire alarm bells,
  • Automatic and manual local fire extinguishing systems,
  • Simple fire hydrant networks,
  • Safety lighting and escape route signage,
  • Portable fire extinguishers, mobile fire extinguishers, and dry powder, CO2, and WET CHEMICAL roof-mounted fire extinguishers.

B) Inspection of the functionality and maintenance of existing fire safety systems

C) Construction works

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