The Keystone Live Podcast episode 4 is out now!

Our fourth Podcast episode is now available to listen to on SpotifyAmazon Music and all supporting podcast platforms: ‘Designing with non-combustible materials’

This episode features a stellar line-up of industry speakers including, Richard Smith (NHBC), Dr. Jim Glockling (FPA / RISCAuthority), John Duffin (Keyfix), Andy Sharlott (IG Masonry Support), and Jamie Davies (Part B).

This episode discusses:

  • What are the key considerations when designing tall buildings?
  • How have specification had to change as a result of the move to non-combustible materials?
  • How do we ensure quality and competence on site?
  • How have products evolved to meet this new requirement?

Over the past few years, questions have been raised about the risk of fires in tall buildings. Following the Grenfell Tower Fire, a decision was taken to ban combustible materials in the cladding for buildings over 18m in height. This change to Approved Document 7 came into force on 21 December 2018. So what impact has this change had on how we design and construct tall buildings?

Listen to our podcast episode to find out >>> 

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