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5 Things to Know About Rytons Metal Air Bricks

Rytons A1® Fire-rated Air Bricks are single, double and triple size galvanised steel air bricks.  Available in three styles - Return Grille, Square Holed and FlowRyt® - each air brick provides a high air flow whilst maintaining low resistance.  Fire classification A1 they are suitable for use in the external walls of high-rise buildings with [...]
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How to ensure compliant ventilation in Scotland’s high-rise buildings

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, a review of fire safety in multi-storey buildings in Scotland was undertaken by the Ministerial Working Group.  Recommendations in the review resulted in updates to the Building Standards Technical Handbooks. Updates to the Technical Handbooks specify external wall systems on all hospitals and care homes of any [...]
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Fire Safety and A1 Fire-rated Ducting Explained

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, the government commissioned an independent review of the Building Regulations and fire safety.  Recommendations in the report quickly resulted in changes to regulations banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of relevant buildings above 18m (11m in Scotland). Consequently, since December 2018, all materials or products [...]
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