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Monday 16 October 2017

Representation of smoke ventilation on the review of the building regulations following the Grenfell fire


Lareine Engineering Director David Mowatt, Chairman of the Smoke Control Association (SCA), has issued an open letter to the Building Regulations and Fire Safety Review, raising the point that smoke ventilation must be represented on the review of the building regulations following the Grenfell fire.

The Association welcomes the review and offers its support and assistance to the review body.

In particular, the SCA is calling for more control and regulation of smoke control design, to ensure that safety is not compromised in the design and installation of these systems and that the standard of life safety in our buildings is improved in accordance  with the latest research and development. Read the full text.