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How the Building Safety Bill will impact the industry

David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT Group and member of the Interim Industry Competence Committee, reflects on the journey of the Building Safety Bill and sets out how it will impact the construction industry. Introduced in the House of Commons on 5 July 2021, the Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent on 28 April […]

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NAPIT educates industry on PRS Regulations in England

Frank Bertie, NAPIT’s Chief Technical Officer, reflects on the success of the NAPIT webinar series that provided support to landlords, letting agents and local authorities on the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector Regulations (England) 2020. Since early 2020, NAPIT has run a series of free webinars to provide details and an opportunity […]

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Opinion – Bumps in the road on race to decarbonise heat

NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, responds to the current energy crisis and the BEIS Select Committee report on the Decarbonisation of Heat in UK Homes. The direction of travel set out by the Government is clear, and there were always going to be challenges to face when committing to overhauling the way all homes […]

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New research highlights “disturbing” failure rates and absence of domestic smoke alarms

Research presented by BAFE and NAPIT using data collated over the last decade (2010/2011-2020/2021) in England, Wales, and Scotland, highlighted an unsettling 424,464 dwelling fires. These fires resulted in almost 82,000 non-fatal casualties and close to 3,000 deaths. In more recent statistics made available by Fire and Rescue Services nationwide, there is clearly an ongoing […]

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NAPIT EXPO launches BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 CPD Masterclass

NAPIT has revamped the setup of its EXPO this year to host a BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 CPD Masterclass at seven locations, where attendees will also receive a copy of BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 The IET Wiring Regulations, included with their ticket. BS 7671:2018+A2:2022, The IET Wiring Regulations will be published on 28th March 2022. Electrical contractors will need […]

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