Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry report has blamed ACM cladding for the fire spreading and recommends every owner/manager of high-rise residential buildings be required by law to provide their local fire service with information about the design.
Dame Judith Hackitt will provide independent advice to the government on how best to establish the powerful new Building Safety Regulator.
Tilden Watson, head of education at Zurich Municipal, outlines the case for making the installation of sprinkler systems mandatory in all new build and majorly refurbished schools.
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To ensure stair widths in communal areas are both safe and accessible, it is vital to consider all related guidance and not just one areas in isolation, says Premier Guarantee.
Alex Manning, associate director for fire and life safety at international consultancy AESG, discusses an event hosted by the firm looking at new guidance in the updated Approved Document B on the safe design of high-rise building facades.
In his latest article, James McDonald of Cementaid looks at the issue of curing concrete, structural defects and the importance of knowing how to avoid problems occurring in the first place.
The building control teams from six Midlands councils have teamed up to share their knowledge and expertise.
Residents are to benefit from safer homes under plans that would see sprinklers installed in new high-rise residential blocks of flats, the Government has revealed.
After publishing its recent forecast of accessible housing, Habinteg Housing Association argues we cannot afford to ignore the issue any longer.
Ahead of the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, the government published a consultation to create a radically new fire safety system.
David Mowatt, chairman of the Smoke Control Association, discusses Building Regulation compliance and the need for robust enforcement procedures
Following the ‘Building a Safer Future’ consultation, BESA has urged the government to “embed a new culture for delivering new build and refurbishment work”.
Kingspan Insulation has published a new white paper with research from Currie & Brown exploring how different insulation specifications impact overall project costs.