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Tag : independent review of building regulations and fire safety

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  • grenfell big

    New UK joint regulatory body to trial revised building safety regulation

    News19 December, 2018

    Government will establish a Joint Regulators’ Group to trial components of a new regulatory system for building safety as part of its latest response to the Hackitt review of existing standards and legislation.

  • money coin

    Government commences £400m cladding replacement programme

    News18 October, 2018

    The government has begun distributing a £400m fund that it has assigned to remove and replace aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding used in high-rise residential buildings owned by social landlords.

  • hvn oct2018

    H&V News October digital issue out now

    News1 October, 2018

    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.

  • fire safety

    RIBA proposes post-Grenfell Fire Safety Plan of Work

    News19 September, 2018

    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a consultation for a Fire Safety Plan of Work intended to clarify roles and responsibilities during every stage of a building’s lifecycle.

  • hvn jun

    H&V News June digital issue out now

    News25 May, 2018

    June’s H&V News went to press as the final report of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was published, setting out a direction for reform of the existing regulatory framework that it concluded was overly complex.

  • hard hat and boots

    SEC Group: Hackitt review intensifies pressure for construction payment reform

    News25 May, 2018

    The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has welcomed conclusions within the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety that has linked delayed payments in the construction supply chain with wider bad behaviours around standards compliance.

  • grenfell big

    Industry bodies back “once in a generation” chance for building regs reform

    News21 May, 2018

    Recommendations from Dame Judith Hackitt for a drastic overhaul of construction standards and improved integration of existing safety functions have been welcomed by a range of industry bodies and professional associations as a “once in a generation” opportunity.

  • buildingregs

    2018 BESA conference to focus on “uncharted waters” for building Services

    News11 May, 2018

    BESA will hold its second annual conference in London on November 1 with payment reform, Brexit and the technical implications of the soon to be published findings of a major review of building regulations expected to dominate proceedings.

  • construction generic

    Building regulations review on track for May publication

    News6 March, 2018

    The final report of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety that was launched following the Grenfell Tower fire is on course to be published during May this year, according to the Construction Products Association (CPA).

  • boiler

    HHIC gas maintenance guide targets consumer safety awareness

    News28 February, 2018

    The Heating and Hot Water Industry Council (HHIC) has issued new consumer guidance it hopes will build awareness around using Gas Safe engineers and the best industry practice that can be expected when servicing a boiler.