Building Information Modelling (BIM) has become increasingly relevant not only in the design and construction phases but also in managing and ensuring the safety of existing structures. BIM modelling provides a digital representation of a building, incorporating comprehensive data about its components, systems, and maintenance history. In this blog, we will explore the importance of BIM modelling for already built structures and how it contributes to enhancing building safety.
Who is Responsible for Completing Fire Risk Assessments? A Guide for UK Property Owners
Fire safety is of utmost importance for any property owner in the UK. Conducting regular Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) is a legal requirement and crucial for ensuring the safety of occupants and minimising the risk of fire-related incidents. However, determining who is responsible for completing these assessments can sometimes be confusing. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide to help property owners understand their obligations and identify the parties responsible for completing Fire Risk Assessments in the UK.
A Look Ahead: Building Safety Timeline
Firntec are hosting another webinar to provide you with all the information you need to know regarding building safety act & Timelines, Resident Liaison and 3D BIM. Register Now.
Understanding Type 4 Fire Risk Assessments and Why They Are Critical For Fire Safety
A Type 4 Fire Risk Assessment is a more comprehensive assessment that goes beyond the requirements of a standard FRA.
How the role of the structural engineer has changed with the introduction of the building safety act
The Building Safety Act received royal assent in April 2022 and will be implemented by October 2023 in the UK. Here we have discussed how the roll of the Structural Engineer has and will be affected by the Act.
Introducing The New Firntec Building Safety Technical Centre
A new service from Firntec, offering our Technical Centre which provides comprehensive technical consultancy packages to support landlords and compliance teams.
Building Your Safety Case Report | The Final Piece of The Puzzle
Firntec are hosting another webinar to provide you with all the information you need to know regarding building safety cases and structural surveys. Sign up now.
Housing is Europe’s largest housing festival taking place at Manchester Central in June 2023. Sign up now and see where you can find Firntec over the course of the event.
Why a Comprehensive EICR is essential for safe and efficient buildings
An Electrical Installation is critical for any building. An EICR assess the condition and safety of the installations, identifying any repairs or upgrades.
A Building Safety Case Report is a Vital Part of The Golden Thread but How Do i Create One?
As the looming Building Safety Bill makes its way through parliament, everyone working in the building safety industry is getting busier and busier.