The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers has issued a new document entitled ‘Definition of geometric free area for Smoke Vents’, which is intended to contribute to improving fire safety standards by clarifying the definition of the term ‘geometric free area’.
The Single Ply Roofing Association e-learning and assessment module, the Small Roofs Training Module, is designed to test users’ knowledge and understanding of basic single ply roofing.
SPRA has devised a set of online Wind Load Calculation Protocol sessions to assist in developing consistency and accuracy in wind load calculation.
The new ‘Flat Roofs: Managing fire risk in the fifth façade’ whitepaper from ROCKWOOL explores how to improve fire performance in the fifth façade.
Following concerning reports of inappropriate and potentially unsafe rooflight designs, which have come to light recently, the Advisory Committee for Roofsafety (ACR), has published a new information sheet, entitled: ‘Glass Specification in Flat Rooflights’
In its latest initiative to help Scotland’s building sector get safely back to work, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum has created a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice.
Register now for A.Proctor Group’s webinar entitled: Impact & Airborne Sound Solutions for Floors, which is due to take place on Friday, 2 October at 10am.
The LRWA’s Design Guide for Specifiers - Liquid Applied Waterproofing Systems for Roof and Balconies - covers the waterproofing of all types of flat roof, balcony and walkway, including associated fittings and construction using systems manufactured by LRWA members.