Fire, Safety & Security

How MMC improves on fire protection

 

Increasing pressure on contractors to deliver bigger, quicker and cheaper builds can result in mistakes that can sometimes cost lives. The…

Housing Providers & the New Wiring Regulations

 

There are several new regulations that are relevant to the electrical installations within domestic household premises that housing…

Change is in the air

 

Government departments are pouring over technical data and preparing new directives, trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential…

Solutions for offsite and fire safety in one panel: SMARTPLY FR OSB3

 

The constant demand for new housing is what keeps the construction industry alive and booming. However, these demands are increasingly…

Intratone keeps Stockport Housing residents updated

 

Intratone, one of Europe’s largest access control specialists, has installed 25 of its digital noticeboards in the communal areas of a…

The impact of fire regulations on balcony design

 

Following the Grenfell disaster and the West Hampstead balcony fires, it was only a matter of time before safety concerns gave rise to…

'Changes in cladding legislation will speed up Grenfell remediation'

 

In light of new changes to the housing health and safety…

Competency in fire protection and tenant safety - take a holistic approach

 

In a recent detailed evidence report by Arup fire engineer, Dr. Barbara Lane, numerous questions were raised about the overall management…

A sound solution from SE Controls

 

The Recording Rooms, one of Birmingham University’s newest student accommodation blocks, is using an integrated smoke and heat exhaust…

Lessons from Grenfell

 

Smoke Control Systems, as with other active fire safety installations, are rarely designed for whole building fires like Grenfell where fire…

Find asbestos - a hidden killer

 

Property owners and managers should be aware of their legal duties regarding asbestos management, and the need for locating and assessing the…