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Stairs, Ramps & Barriers. For new buildings and for buildings subject to major refurbishment, the requirements for glazing when incorporated in the designs of stairs, ramps and barriers can be found in the regional Building Regulation Documents. Scotland. The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990 Part S Stairs, ...
Stairs, Ramps & Barriers. For new buildings and for buildings subject to major refurbishment, the requirements for glazing when incorporated in the designs of stairs, ramps and barriers can be found in the regional Building Regulation Documents. Northern Ireland. The Building Regulations Northern Ireland 1994, Part H ...
Stairs, Ramps & Barriers. For new buildings and for buildings subject to major refurbishment, the requirements for glazing when incorporated in the designs of stairs, ramps and barriers are given in a combination of Building Regulations ( with supporting Approved Documents or Technical Handbooks) and British Standards ...
Stairs, Ramps & Barriers. For new buildings and for buildings subject to major refurbishment, the requirements for glazing when incorporated in the designs of stairs, ramps and barriers can be found in the regional Building Regulation Documents. Scotland. The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990 Part S Stairs, ...
Glass Stairs. Glass steps are essentially small glass floors with the exception that they are often supported an fewer sides. For information on the use of steps please go the floors section in the menu above.
An emergency window, for escape purposes, must be installed in the upper storey of every flat up to a height of 4.5m, unless it is served by more than one escape stair. An emergency window, for access purposes, must be provided in every storey at heights between 4.5m and 11m, unless there is more than one escape ...
In the case of loft conversions, however, any glazing in the enclosure to the stair, including doors, should be fire resistant. The windows should be openable, and within 1.7m of the eaves (measured on the roof surface), to allow for escape. Where a window is installed for escape purposes, BS 5588: Part 1 'Code of practice ...
Standards & Regulations. A quick guide to some of the Standards & Building Regulations used in construction that have implications for the choice of glass. View Building Regulations. England & Wales · Scotland · Ireland · EU Directive. Part L 2010. Part L. Contact Us. Contact Envelope. Green Deal. Part L 2013.
Applications. Interior Glazing. Pilkington Optiwhite™ is the ideal solution for glass doors, glass partitions, glass stairs, balustrades, and more. Interior glazing is increasingly popular in commercial and residential buildings in order to allow natural light to flow throughout the building or as a design feature. For safety reasons ...
... glazing of critical locations will be satisfied. Where glazing may also perform the function of guarding (protection against falling through) then the recommendation of the following regulation should also be considered: Scotland – 'The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations Part S Stairs Ramps and Protective Barriers'.