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Fire Corridor - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/interactive-building/fire-corridor

The Pilkington range of fire rated products enables designers to keep the internal structure of the building open and provide passive fire protection for the required period, dependent on the product used.Corridors and compartments need not be gloomy artificially lit areas, with glass partitions they can be light filled spaces.

Fire Safety - Pilkington

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Fire Safety Compliance with the minimum standards of fire safety laid down in Building Regulations is crucial in achieving buildings which provide adequate protection for life and property in the event of fire. ... Protected shafts may contain glazed screens, between the stair and a lobby or corridor, provided the screen achieves 30 minutes ...

List of British/EU Standards and Codes of Practice

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BS 476: Fire tests on building materials and structures. Part 22: Methods for determination of the fire resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction; BS 857: Specification for safety glass for land transport. BS 952: Glass for glazing. Part 1: Classification; Part 2: Terminology for work on glass

Part L + O Overview

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/building-regulations/england/conservation-of-fuel-and-power/part-l-and-o-overview

Welcome to our Part L and O hub Changes to Part L of the Building Regulations in England, including the supporting Approved Documents, are expected to have a significant impact on glass and glazing products in residential and non-residential buildings.

Impact Safety - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/building-regulations/england/impact-safety

Overview of impact safety regulations for glass in England. Impact Safety and Barriers For new buildings, and for buildings subject to major refurbishment, glazing requirements for critical locations are given in a combination of Building Regulations (with supporting Approved Documents or Technical Handbooks) and British Standards publications.

Changes to Part L of the building regulations: what installers should ...

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/latest/changes-to-part-l-what-installers-should-expect-as-we-approach-future-homes-standard

Recent changes to Part L of the building regulations in England come into effect from June, and will be a significant step towards achieving the Government’s Future Homes Standard, which aims to ensure that all new homes built from 2025 will produce 75-80% less carbon than those delivered under current regulations.

New and existing non-domestic buildings

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The Scottish Government has published changes to Section 6 (Energy) of the Technical Handbooks for domestic and non-domestic buildings to take effect on 1 st February 2023 (deferred from 1 st December 2022). Changes in Section 6 on energy are intended to deliver 20% aggregate reduction in CO 2 emissions on 2015 standards for non-domestic buildings. A dwelling must achieve the overall Target ...

Overheating in New Dwellings in Wales - Pilkington

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On 24 th May 2022, the Welsh government issued new and updated Approved Documents in support of the Building Regulations for residential buildings in Wales. These changes are expected to have a significant impact on glass and glazing products in new and existing dwellings. Taking effect on 23 rd November 2022, the new Approved Document O introduces requirements to mitigate the risk of ...

Security - Pilkington

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Fire Protection. Pilkington Pyroclear ® FAQs. Fire Stockists; Pilkington Pyrodur ® Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus. Impact Safety; Handling and Usage; Pilkington Pyroshield ™ 2 Safety Clear; Pilkington Pyrostop ® Noise Control. Pilkington Optiphon ™ Safety Security. Pilkington Optilam ™ Pilkington Toughened Glass; Self-Cleaning. Pilkington ...

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