If you’ve asked yourself any or all of these questions, today’s … Read the rest
The review’s primary objective was to identify ways of ensuring energy efficiency and renewable energy measures … Read the rest
Performance based routes to fire safety compliance allow specifiers and installers to take a step back and really consider how an entire facade system would react in the event of a fire.
The performance criteria for these tests are included … Read the rest
There are a number of schemes in place to not only protect the world’s forests now but to also ensure a responsible supply of timber for future generations. In this blog we will look at the two most prominent schemes … Read the rest
When deciding which route to take for fire safety compliance, one of the first things to check is how tall the building actually is, or more specifically, how far above ground level the top ‘habitable storey’ is. This is measured … Read the rest
Non Domestic building standards are generally considered to be difficult to develop and address. The diversity and breadth of possible building types can be vast and as a result of this complexity, new standards get less attention and consideration compared … Read the rest
BRE is developing a voluntary sustainability Home Quality Mark for new homes that will allow developers to differentiate their product in the marketplace. It will recognise performance beyond minimum regulatory standards to provide increased quality and choice for the consumer…… Read the rest