Fire and Timber Frame: The Facts

It is a reasonable assumption that buildings made from timber have a greater propensity for destruction by fire than those of ‘traditional’ masonry construction. The much-publicised fires in partially completed timber-framed apartment blocks seemingly confirms this assumption. However, this need not be the case and is heavily dependent on the stage of construction. For further information on this subject please download our information paper Fire and Timber Frame – The Facts.
 


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A Perfect (Fire) Storm - Unforeseen Impact of the new age of austerity

The austerity and general belt-tightening that has become necessary because of the global economic crisis has affected all of us in one way or another.
 

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Local Acts fire requirements repealed

The long-anticipated abolition of the fire provisions in 23 Local Acts will take place on 9th January 2013.

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Residential Sprinklers - Not the panacea that some expect

Recently there has been an increasing number of parties calling for compulsory introduction of fire sprinkler systems into all types of buildings and for various reasons, not all of them entirely apparent.

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