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How do UK fire safety design regulations compare to those of countries in the EU?

 

The Grenfell review from Dame Judith Hackitt concluded that the current legislation regarding fire safety equipment in the UK is not fit for…

Clean Air Day: Eight steps to help protect children from Indoor Air Pollution

 

Vent-Axia offered eight easy steps to help protect children from indoor air…

Covering all bases when choosing a composite fire door

 

The internet is awash with manufacturers, installers and ‘experts’ citing different test standards and accreditations.  Scott Francis…

Virtual Round Table Event: Prioritising Projects for the Green Agenda

 

On Thursday 1st July, Bath-based Consultancy Nine Feet Tall will be hosting a Virtual Round Table Event aimed at business and transformation…

The Importance of Correct Air Bricks for Ventilation

 

“Ever since the Grenfell tragedy, a lot of areas need to be addressed and revised”, says Lee Caulfield Director of UK Sales at Titon…

Fire Safety and the Tenant

 

In the aftermath of the Grenfell disaster in 2017, hopes were raised that the government would move at speed to overhaul legislation and improve…

Specifying Stylish Shower Rooms

 

With more and more tenants struggling with mobility issues and an ageing population, housing associations are increasingly making the decision to…

Eurocell Aids Asset Management in Build-to-Rent Scheme

 

 

Modus system used in Orbit Housing’s Fordham House

Orbit Housing’s Fordham House in Stratford-upon-Avon aims to…

Kingspan launches inaugural Planet Passionate Sustainability Report

 


•    Kingspan achieved its Net Zero Energy target in 2020
•    Next ambitious target is net zero carbon manufacturing by 2030…

National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week launches with call for Safety Pledges

 


A campaign to change-up the national conversation around social housing safety and compliance with landlords, residents, government…

Ofgem approves Radbot for ECO

 

Vestemi’s smart heating control, Radbot, has now been approved by energy regulator, Ofgem, for use under the energy efficiency scheme,…

Gilberts rise to smoke evacuation challenges

 

The “best yet” is how Gilberts Blackpool is describing its latest range of smoke evacuation dampers for multi-storey buildings.

The UK’s…

Chubb launches new Care Alarm with latest 4G technology

 

Chubb has recently announced the launch of CareUnity® Digital – a new, future-proof dispersed alarm unit that supports the latest 4G technology.…

Flame retardant OSB: what you need to know as an architect

 

Fire safety remains the top priority in the design of safer, healthier social housing. The government has announced it will be getting tougher on…

Marley strengthens roof system offer through acquisition of Viridian Solar Ltd

 

Solar panels have formed an ever-expanding feature of the UK roofscape, and regulation changes, allied to the Government’s Future Homes Standard,…

Bathroom planning advice from Tywford Bathrooms

 

Affordable housing providers can face a difficult task when it comes to procurement. Regulatory and financial restraints mean that most are more…

Understanding the importance of passive fire protection

 

Building owners and operators have always played a vital role in ensuring the fire safety of their properties. However, with the Fire Safety Act…

Driving security forward with the complete package

 

If you were selecting a car for security reasons, would you be looking for one that just had 4 wheels, an engine and a door you could lock? No, of…

Smart specification to stamp out hidden roof fires

 

As concerns about inadequate roof fire barrier installation grow, Marley’s Roof Defence can help housing association specifiers deliver guaranteed…