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How Shower Drainage Design Impacts Subfloors

Specifying a shower area and the considerations around structure.

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22 November 2021
22 November 2021

Achieving Passive Fire Compliance in Multi-Residential Developments

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A look at the key barriers to achieving compliant fire ratings on large buildings — particularly high-rise apartments — in today’s construction climate and an alternative method to overcome these.

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22 November 2021

Quality is the Foundation of a Trustful Customer Relationship

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Quality management systems are considered to be highly complex and many companies shy away from implementing them. This blog post intends to clarify some of the common concepts in quality management to make the approach more accessible.

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26 October 2021

The Passive Fire Industry and the Task Factor: Creating the Work Space

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In our recent series of articles, we have looked at the limitations to a mere administrative/regulatory approach when fostering industry wide change. This has led us to widen our perspective and to acknowledge the importance of human factors when fostering change in human behaviour.

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26 October 2021

Futureproofing Your Waterproofing Specification

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It is important to consider future factors such as ground movement and rising sea levels to ensure the waterproofing membrane specified will perform as intended regardless of changes in ground conditions.

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27 September 2021

What is Above Sheathing Ventilation?

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A guide to Above Sheathing Ventilation (ASV) and how it can significantly reduce moisture accumulation and assist with condensation management.

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27 September 2021

Time to Test the Water for Waterproofing

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This technical reference provides a detailed discussion of the water/soil compatibility test and its importance in the design of any below-grade waterproofing system.

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27 September 2021

Level Threshold Doesn’t Need to be Difficult

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Specifying a level entry doesn't need to be complex or result in compromises to functionality, performance or aesthetics. 

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27 September 2021

The Passive Fire Industry and the Organisation Factor: From Control to Commitment

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In today's blog post we discuss the influence of the cultural/organisational element as part of the human factors and how it relates to the passive fire industry.

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30 August 2021

Paint Failing: Wet Adhesion and Hydrostatic Pressure

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What causes some paints to disbond under hydrostatic pressure? It generally comes down to the ‘wet adhesion’ of the paint layer to the damp, concrete substrate.

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30 August 2021

Passive Fire Protection and the People Factor

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In this three-part series, we look at the human factors concept in relation to the passive fire protection industry, starting with a focus on the People/Individual.

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