What does fire resistance mean, is it the same as fire retardant?

2017-07-27T13:17:18+01:00

Fire resistance is normally used to indicate an amount of time that a component of a building will remain safe or intact.  For example Structural Steel is often required to have “30 minutes” resistance to fire: this means that it must remain below a critical temperature so it does not lose its structural strength for that [...]

What does fire resistance mean, is it the same as fire retardant?2017-07-27T13:17:18+01:00

How do I get a certificate for Building Control?

2017-07-27T13:21:37+01:00

Easy! We have a simple on line form that you can complete on completion of the job. We check the details and normally send out a certificate by email within 5 days.  Oh, our certificates are free too! For More Information and Application Form CLICK HERE    

How do I get a certificate for Building Control?2017-07-27T13:21:37+01:00

What is this new BS EU Class B standard – is it like Class O?

2017-07-27T13:24:15+01:00

NEW FIRE REGULATIONS & TESTS EXPLAINED - The new fire standard BS EN test lasts 20 mins. with airflow replaces the old BS 476 tests which lasted 10 mins and strangely restricted airflow. - The new standard for flamespread and heat release Class B replaces Class O. The new BS EN tests also monitor - [...]

What is this new BS EU Class B standard – is it like Class O?2017-07-27T13:24:15+01:00
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