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How to ensure compliant ventilation in Scotland’s high-rise buildings

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, 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 in 2019. From October 2019, the Technical Handbooks specify external wall systems on all hospitals and care homes of [...]
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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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