Posts tagged with ‘fire safety’

  • BESA backs Hackitt’s call to action following Grenfell Tower fire

    By Debbie Eales on January 2, 2018
    The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the interim report issued by the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety following the Grenfell Tower fire. The need for future regulations to focus on the whole lifecycle of buildings and for the industry to “sharpen up” on skills and competence were particularly welcome, the Association said. The Review, chaired […]
  • Concerns rise over building owners’ attitude to life safety

    By Debbie Eales on September 12, 2017
    Research from life safety systems manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, suggests European installers are becoming increasingly concerned about their customers’ understanding of life safety systems and regulation. The survey, which questioned European installers, shed light on some worrying findings, including more than 60 per cent of respondents reporting that they visit a site where ‘the responsible person’ for fire safety is unknown […]
  • Johnson Controls and Tyco complete merger

    By Debbie Eales on September 8, 2016
    Combined company creates the global leader in buildings and energy solutions With a vision to create a safe, comfortable and sustainable world, a newly formed Johnson Controls begins operations on September 8th, following the successful completion of its merger with Tyco, marking a historic turning point for both companies. By uniting Johnson Controls, the number one provider of building efficiency […]