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Build 180: Fire

1 October 2020

Tackling fire safety
Plus: Ventilation pointers

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Fire4 This Issue

Feature section: Fire

The fire performance of building façades is a hot topic. Recent work has improved our understanding of how to test their fire performance, particularly in taller timber buildings, and is investigating other fire risks in buildings and fire safety in densified housing.

Vent2 This Issue

Feature section: Ventilation

Our buildings are changing and so is the ventilation required to keep them healthy. Factors like airtightness, location, climate and occupant use all play an important part.

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