Simon Rooks, Operations Director at Johnson Controls and council member of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA):

“The London Fire Brigade’s call for mandatory sprinklers in new high-rise buildings, irrespective of height, is yet another plea for action on fire safety. Industry bodies, building owners, and occupiers have been calling for vast improvements to fire safety regulations ever since…

UK joins the club of countries with non-combustibility requirements for high-rise buildings

The start of October was marked by the announcement at the Conservative Party Conference 2018 that combustible materials will be banned from the facades of ‘all new high-rise residential buildings, hospitals, registered care homes, and student accommodations’ over 18m. Although…

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