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ANC publishes guidance on acoustic requirements in Building Regulations Part O

A new document which provides built environment professionals with top line guidance on the new Approved Document O (ADO) ‘Overheating’ England has been published by the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC). The Q&A document has been produced following a number ...

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BSI revises guidance to enhance sustainability in events industry

Updated guidance has been published by national standards body, BSI, to help the events industry to embed sustainable practices and address emerging challenges across climate change, supply chain and social impact. The new guidance has been published more than a ...

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GPA publishes guidance to improve biodiversity across government estate

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has published new guidance – Biodiversity and Nature Recovery Annex (BNRA) – detailing how it will protect and improve the natural environment across the extensive estate it manages. As the largest office property holder in ...

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Guidance on storing and charging lithium-powered e-bikes and scooters in the workplace

To coincide with yesterday’s National Battery Day 2024, the British Safety Council has published an introductory guide for employers on managing the risks from storing and charging Lithium Ion (Li-on) batteries in the workplace. Most e-bikes are powered by Li-on ...

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New guide for HVAC and building services professionals on changes to BS 5422 is launched

To support HVAC and building services professionals in meeting the latest thermal performance guidance, stone wool insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL has released its Guide to BS 5422:2023. The new brochure clarifies recent changes to BS 5422, the technical guidance document covering ...

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FIS launches guide to the Building Safety Act

The Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) has launched new guidance to help introduce the basic concepts of the Building Safety Act to all businesses and explain why it will promote a culture of safety and accountability in the construction industry. ...

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Putting inclusion and accessibility at the heart of building design

New guidance has been issued to ensure that inclusion and accessibility are considered at every stage of the design and construction process. Published by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Inclusive Design Overlay to the RIBA Plan of ...

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New guidance addresses risks of modern slavery for displaced workers

Anti-Slavery International and La Strada International have launched new guidance designed for businesses to support the employment of displaced people and address the risk of modern slavery in their value chains. Modern slavery in the private sector is all too ...

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BSI publishes guidance on building for neurodiversity

National guidance has been published by standards body, BSI, for building designers and planners to consider accessibility for a neurodiverse population. Building designers and public planners have long been responsible for ensuring that the built environment is accessible to people ...

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ASFP expands its range of guidance documents

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has released three new and three updated documents which cover the structural fire protection of steel beams with corrugated webs, the firestopping of metal pipes, and planned maintenance. The new Advisory Notes 27, ...

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