Posts tagged with ‘Building Regulations’

  • NAPIT responds to the Hackitt Review

    By Debbie Eales on May 17, 2018
    NAPIT – The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers ­– has welcomed many elements of the thorough review conducted by Dame Judith Hackitt, after her Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was published today (May 17). The review was ordered following the Grenfell Tower disaster in June 2017, in which 71 people died after a faulty fridge […]
  • Smoke Control Association submits proposals to Building Regulations review team

    By Debbie Eales on March 28, 2018
    The Smoke Control Association (SCA) has submitted proposals to improve smoke control guidelines within Approved Document B of the Building Regulations. The SCA fully supports the current independent review of Building Regulations and fire safety and welcomed the publication of the interim report in December 2017. Representing companies and consultants across the smoke control sector, the association has a history […]
  • BESA welcomes planned review of building regulations

    By Debbie Eales on July 18, 2017
    The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed BBC reports that a full review of the Building Regulations will be carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy (pictured). Chief executive Paul McLaughlin said BESA had been flagging up weaknesses in the regulatory framework for many years and had long been a champion of tighter enforcement. Reports suggest […]
  • Installers must protect consumers and notify work, says OFTEC

    By Debbie Eales on October 27, 2015
    OFTEC is urging all installers to ensure their work is correctly notified as failing to do so could be a breach of their duty of care – and leave customers in hot water as a result. Most installers know it is a legal requirement under Building Regulations in England and Wales to inform the relevant local authority about the installation […]