Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe
The cladding system on the outside of London's Grenfell Tower was so conducive to the spread of fire it did not support the "stay put" policy...
What You Need to Know about NCC Fire Safety Amendments
Following the Greenfell tragedy in London and earlier Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, regulators across Australia have scrambled to address issues relating to flammable cladding.
Why Australians Should Choose Higher-performing uPVC Windows
Windows play a vital role in regulating temperatures of buildings and their overall energy efficiency, whatever the climate. Energy efficiency is not just about preserving heating...
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality
In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.
Thousands Flee Kuwait City Skyscraper Fire
A skyscraper under construction for the National Bank of Kuwait has caught fire, sending 2500 workers fleeing from the flames.
Japan Quake Kills 44, Hits Power Supply
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in northern Japan last week has risen to 44, with 660 injured, the government says, as electricity supply remained...
Aluminium Composite Panels
Aluminium Composite Panel (ACP) - Why governments and insurers need to rationalise their approach
Fire Safety Regulatory Changes For Multi Level Buildings
The facilities management industry now more than ever is required to take a lead role in ensuring the safety of the occupants within the buildings they...
Waste Flows at Perth Children's Hospital
A costly wastewater recycling plant installed at the trouble-plagued Perth Children's Hospital is likely to stay switched off due to Heath Department fears of cross-contamination.
Xenophon's Cladding Ban Populist: Senator
Nick Xenophon's push to ban the importation of flammable aluminium cladding reeks of "rank populism", a government senator has warned.