fire prevention

High rise fire safety prioritised with new pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety […]

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How soil and wastage drainage systems play a key role in preventing fire from spreading through pipework

With 2019 alone seeing five serious incidents of fire in multiple occupancy residences, REHAU is advising that contractors consider fire safety regulations more closely alongside acoustic performance when specifying soil and waste drainage solutions for high-rise developments: Following incidents such as the Cube student accommodation fire in Bolton and the release of Phase I of […]

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