Category: Building Regulations

Safety checklist launched to help firms cope with new laws
Building Regulations

Safety checklist launched to help firms cope with new laws

A checklist of key actions has been published to help building owners and operators prepare for the radical health and safety changes contained in the …

Building managers must question if existing emergency lighting systems are ‘fit for purpose’ – says Abtec BT
Building Regulations

Building managers must question if existing emergency lighting systems are ‘fit for purpose’ – says Abtec BT

As the Building Safety Act 2022 comes into force, a leading provider of building management services is urging facilities and building managers to ensure their …

LGA responds to building safety measures coming into force
Building Regulations

LGA responds to building safety measures coming into force

Responding to measures in the Building Safety Act coming into force today where many leaseholders will be legally protected from unfair bills to make their …

Part L changes likely to prompt surge in UKCA testing demand for door and window fabricators
Building Regulations

Part L changes likely to prompt surge in UKCA testing demand for door and window fabricators

Incoming changes to Part L of the Building Regulations are likely to intensify testing demand in the run up to the December 31 deadline for …

Knauf Insulation launches Housebuilders Hub to support Part L compliance
Building Regulations

Knauf Insulation launches Housebuilders Hub to support Part L compliance

Knauf Insulation has launched its new online ‘Housebuilders Hub’, providing tools and guidance to help housebuilders comply with the updated Approved Document L (ADL) building …

Insulation specialist Actis poised to launch CPD on revised Part L regulations
Building Regulations

Insulation specialist Actis poised to launch CPD on revised Part L regulations

Revisions to Part L of the building regulations, which come into force in June, are the subject of a new CPD devised by insulation specialist …

Peter Baker and Dame Judith Hackitt headline CIOB’s first Safer Buildings UK event
Building Regulations

Peter Baker and Dame Judith Hackitt headline CIOB’s first Safer Buildings UK event

The Chartered Institute of Building’s first ever Safer Buildings UK event was held yesterday [Thursday 26 May]. More than 200 professionals from across the built …

More than 1,000 buildings unsafe half a decade after Grenfell: what does this mean for vulnerable residents?
Building Regulations

More than 1,000 buildings unsafe half a decade after Grenfell: what does this mean for vulnerable residents?

As London’s residents continue to face fire safety risks, industry experts are looking at how the Internet of Things (IoT) can transform fire safety for …

Smaller builders call for clearer guidance on looming new regs
Building Regulations

Smaller builders call for clearer guidance on looming new regs

More than half of SME builders feel unprepared for imminent changes in building regulations to improve energy efficiency, claims the Federation of Master Builders, FMB. …

Whitecode Consulting aids the 'electric car revolution'
Building Regulations

Whitecode Consulting aids the ‘electric car revolution’

As part of the Government’s plan to cut carbon emissions and hit its net zero climate targets, it has produced a new mandatory Building Regulation …