The Consequences of Tighter Regulation
Added on January 22nd, 2020
Category Continuing Professional Development (CPDs)
By Bijan Fard
2019 saw several changes to the fire safety requirements of the Building Regulations, and there are more to come in 2020.
The recently amended Regulation 7, restricts the use of combustible materials within the external walls of residential and institutional buildings with a floor more than 18 meters above the ground.
The revision of Approved Document B has seen Building Control and the London Fire Brigade take a more rigorous approach to their application of the guidance outlined in Approved Document B, BS 9999 and BS 9991.
This seminar reviews the implications stemming from a tighter approach to ADB and looks at the design solutions available to the residential & commercial sectors.