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RIBA Calls for Fire Sprinklers in all New Builds

A JOINT STATEMENT has been signed calling on the Government to require the installation of sprinklers in all new and converted residential buildings, hotels,...

Call for Evidence on Product Information Post Grenfell

SINCE THE publication of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety by Dame Judith Hackitt following the Grenfell Tower fire, the UK...

RIBA Responds to Approved Document B

EVIDENCE has been submitted by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to the Government’s technical consultation on Approved Document B. The document covers English...

Call for Social Landlords to Meet Fire Safety Update

SPECIALIST fire safety and building compliance contractors across Scotland are being invited to apply to become ‘preferred contractors’ as part of a newly launched...

EPIC is the First Trade Body to Support ‘100% Hackitt’

Engineered Panels in Construction (EPIC) has thrown its full weight behind the ‘100% Hackitt’ campaign to help drive the industry to adopt all 53...

BBA and LABC’s Rallying Call for 100% Hackitt

Campaigning to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations in Dame Judith Hackitt's report , a new initiative - called 100% Hackitt...

How Norway Tackles Fire Safety in World’s Tallest Timber Building

A new building in Norway – called Mjøstårnet - will be the world's tallest timber building when completed. But what if a fire breaks out? “The...

Government Consults on Toughening Rules on Cladding Fire Safety

Tough new rules designed to strengthen fire testing for cladding systems on residential buildings were published for consultation on 11 April 2018 by Housing...