Organiser: Constructing Excellence Liverpool
Location: Cherie Booth Lecture Theatre, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF
Fire Strategy in high-rise buildings, with reference to the 2017 Grenfell Tragedy
The 2017 Grenfell fire tragedy has shaken up the construction industry. The matter affects architects, designers, clients, building owners, developers amongst others. Rainscreen cladding is a current ‘trend’ in the construction industry, and an understanding of regulations is a must.
There has been rumour of the fire / building regulations being tightened up and / or amended over the following months / years, following the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire tragedy
This Constructing Excellence Liverpool Club seminar event introduces industry professionals, who are advising the Government following the tragedy and are also fire safety consultancy experts.
The presentation will address the following:
- High-rise strategy following the Grenfell tower tragedy
- Industry wide case studies (good and bad)
- Designer / client / developer / building owner responsibilities, in terms of regulations (AD B1, B2, Red Book etc), specification (surface spread of flame, smoke / gas emissions performance, burning droplets performance, combustibility, compartmentation, fire stops etc)
- Contractor / installer responsibilities, complying with specification, sign off from Building control etc
Nick Jenkins, executive director, Business Development
Booth Muirie and Stuart Power, directors, Salus Building Control
Booth Muirie are cladding specialists and are also advising the Government following the Grenfell Tower 2017 tragedy. SalusApproved Inspectors are building control consultants / specialists and experts in fire safety consultancy.
4:00pm Arrival and networking
4:30pm Event Speakers as above