Guidance for clients
A building that is built to meet regulation alone can still be vulnerable to fire. Seven out of 10 businesses are unaware that current building regulations guidance in the UK does not consider elements that protect the property against the devastating effects of fire.
Building Regulations 2010 Approved Document B – Vol 1 & 2 (2019 edition)Find out more
Approved Document B – Vol 1 & 2Find out more
Technical HandbooksFind out more
The true cost of fire
Building fires occur at an alarmingly high frequency and have an impact that goes way beyond that of the owners and its immediate occupiers. The fire safety guidance of the Building Regulations (provided by Approved Document B – ADB) is based on a consideration of life safety impacts. However, the true impact of a fire is much more than life safety as a fire has economic, social and environmental implications. So why is property protection not given greater consideration?Find out more
The Building Act 1984Find out more