Tag : Grenfell Tower
The government will soon unveil the next steps in its review of UK building regulations following the Grenfell Tower fire on June 14.
BESA Technical Director Tim Rook hopes the recently announced government-backed review of building regulations launched following the Grenfell Tower fire will have a sufficiently broad remit to meet key compliance and safety issues.
This month we look at retroactive measures being put in place following the Grenfell Tower fire
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire will consider the scope and adequacy of regulations relating to high rise buildings, construction standards, as well as overall compliance with existing legislation among its core focuses.
September’s H&V News looks at the ongoing need for fresh thinking on building safety in light of the Grenfell Tower fire in June and the role the heating industry is looking to play in ensuring the significant levels of change that may be required in broader areas such as sustainability.
As many as 10 UK local authorities could be facing the prospect of having to entirely remove and replace gas heating at certain tower blocks based on the conclusions of a structural safety report commissioned by Southwark Council at four of its buildings.
A review of current rules governing the planning, design, construction, maintenance, refurbishment and change management for both new and existing buildings is included among the final terms of reference for a new independent review announced following the Grenfell Tower fire.
The deadline for responses to a consultation on the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety has closed as planned last week with its final recommendations expected to be published on schedule next spring
Dame Judith Hackitt has said there is widespread consensus within the construction industry of the need for radical reform of the current broken regulatory system for high-rise and complex buildings.
October’s H&V News considers the most effective next steps for the HVAC industry in responding to the Grenfell Tower fire and the subsequent review of building regulations undertaken by Dame Judith Hackitt.