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Tag : Dame Judith Hackitt

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    The H&V News Heatingcast #2: the case for a HMRC for building safety

    News21 March, 2019

    “Earth shattering” amendments that will dramatically reshape building safety standards and how they are enforced should not be expected during the course of 2019, the chief executive of the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has said.

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    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.

  • Post-Grenfell building regulations review demands radical reforms

    News17 May, 2018

    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.

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    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.

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    It is time for a single UK ‘Construction Improvement Authority’?

    News1 April, 2019

    Establishing a statutory ‘Construction Improvement Authority’ for the UK is among drastic changes needed to address significant failings in standards across the HVAC sector.

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    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.

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    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.

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    H&V News February digital issue out now

    News4 February, 2019

    This month’s magazine finds broad concerns within the HVAC industry on an ongoing failure to have finalised arrangements for the UK’s future relationship with the EU if Brexit goes ahead as scheduled at the end of next month.

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    Government seeks stronger regulator to aid social housing overhaul

    News14 August, 2018

    The government has set out several key aims that it hopes will overhaul the quality of social housing in the UK. This will include the introduction of a stronger regulator and new standards on home quality that will determine factors such as energy efficient heating.

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    Government proposes major building safety regulator reforms

    News6 June, 2019

    A new UK building safety regulator and the introduction of stronger sanctions on bad practice are among key proposals of a major new government consultation on construction.

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