Tag : Grenfell Tower fire
The Independent Review of Building Regulations launched following the Grenfell Tower fire has demanded radical regulatory reform of how buildings are designed, built and maintained, with the government committing to seek advice on how best to ensure “meaningful” change.
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.
Initial findings from the Independent review of building regulations and fire safety launched following the Grenfell Tower fire call for a “universal shift in culture” to rebuild resident trust in how high-rise properties are built and operate.
The All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) has urged government to legislate for the mandatory fitting of CO alarms in all private rental properties using fuel-burning appliance including boilers and water heaters.
Calls for a stricter approach to compliance in the use and maintenance of building services and ensuring a sufficient intake of young people with the required levels of technical, digital or sustainability policy skills were among key themes of the BESA National Conference in London today.