Under Floor Air Conditioning (UfAC) has proved to be a flexible and modular approach for a phased refurbishment running over a twelve year period.
Hearings for the second phase of the Grenfell Inquiry are unlikely to start before the end of next year, according to its chairman
The Consumer Code for Home Builders, which sets customer service standards for the marketing, purchase, and sale of new homes, has been approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) won the prestigious Insurance Company of the Year award at the Manchester Business Awards.
Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted.
Fire safety specialists Efectis France and Ulster University have opened a new full-scale UKAS accredited fire testing facility in the Jordanstown Campus.
More than 10,000 households made claims worth a total of £64m to deal with the impact of subsidence in just three months of this year, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed.
Birmingham City Council has joined the National Building Approval scheme to incorporate crime prevention techniques into all its new social housing developments.
Northern Ireland-based McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed to deliver a £16m flood protection scheme for Stonehaven.
A ban on combustible materials being used on new high-rise buildings and support to help councils remove aluminium cladding from private residences have been welcomed by local authorities - but fire chiefs have called on the government to do more.
The government has issued a ban on the use of combustible materials on new high-rise homes and has given its support to local authorities to carry out emergency remediation work.
New research on the smoke toxicity of building cladding, published by The Fire Protection Association (FPA), calls on the government to consider the role that toxicity should play in product approvals before making its final decision on combustible building materials.
A new poll has revealed doubts over plans to give local authorities more power to oversee the safety of high-rise buildings, following the Grenfell Tower fire.
A Labour Party investigation into fire safety in tall tower blocks has discovered that just 4% of London’s high rise council housing blocks have sprinklers installed.