Fire, Safety & Security

GRP Fire Door Solution from Nationwide

 

After months of speculation, new testing and meetings between industry and MHCLG, leading social housing fenestration partner Nationwide Windows…

Fire safety: Implications of the new Government Advice Note

 

The government advice, issued in June 2019, will have widespread implications for the assessment and management of balcony fire risk. Will…

Compartmentation: why is it so important?

 

It takes seconds for a fire to spread through a hole the size of a pen nib. Compartmentation is a way to keep a fire contained in one place,…

Fire Safety Framework underlines importance of Fire Doors

 

The award-winning provider of homes and member of the G15, the Hyde Group, makes a significant contribution to meeting housing needs and to…

Driving improvement in fire safety of high rise buildings

 

How one housing association has led the way with the installation of a state-of-the-art sprinkler system

Housing associations across the…

4 reasons why LEDs make a safer lighting alternative

 

Fire and safety are a constant worry for landlords and tenants, but there are some changes you could be implementing to reduce the risk of these…

Fasteners focus helps deliver fire door performance

 

West Port’s fastener focus helps deliver assured fire door performance

Rapierstar’s specialist technical support has…

The issue of fire door closers

 

Why are sheltered housing residents damaging fire door closers?

Visiting customers over the past few weeks, something that has…

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…