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  1. BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and...

    Published March 31st 2014 by NBS

  2. Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Fire Performance of External Thermal Insulation for Walls of Multistorey Buildings

    By Sarah Colwell

    External cladding systems offer a potential route for fire spread through multi-storey buildings. This third edition of BR 135 sets out the principles and design methodologies related to the fire spread performance characteristics of non-loadbearing cladding systems, and provides revised guidance...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  4. Security Glazing: Is It All It's Cracked Up To Be?

    A Guide to the Selection of Effective Security Glazing

    By Craig Devine, Richard Flint

    The BRE Trust-funded research project ‘Security glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?’ followed a spate of burglaries in the West End of London in 2008. The burglaries in London used ‘smash-and-grab’ attacks to steal expensive goods such as jewellery and designer clothing from window...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Performance-Based Fire Engineering of Structures

    By Yong Wang, Ian Burgess, František Wald, Martin Gillie

    Major events—notably the Broadgate fire in London, New York’s World Trade Center collapse, and the Windsor Tower fire in Madrid—as well as the enlightening studies at the Cardington fire research project have given international prominence to performance-based structural fire engineering. As a...

    Published June 21st 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Fire Safety and Security in Retail Premises

    A Practical Guide for Owners, Managers and Responsible Persons (BR 508)

    By Bre Global

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 4th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  7. Automatic Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

    An Introductory Guide to Components and Systems

    By R. Dudley

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 4th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  8. Design Fires for Use in Fire Safety Engineering

    (FB 29)

    By Christopher Mayfield, Danny Hopkin

    This text provides technical data and guidance on defining a robust and appropriate design fire for use in the fire safety engineering design of a building. It explains: what a design fire is how it can be determined the limitations of current methodologies experimental data and calculation...

    Published July 4th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Water Mist Fire Protection in Offices

    Experimental Testing and Development of a Test Protocol

    By Kelvin Annable, Louise Jackman

    This report describes an experimental study that provides research information and data to assist with understanding the mechanisms for successful water mist fire protection systems in offices. Water mist systems are increasingly being considered and used in the UK for the fire protection of...

    Published June 28th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Quantitative Risk Assessment in Fire Safety

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran, David Charters

    Fire safety regulations in many countries require Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out for buildings such as workplaces and houses in multiple occupation. This duty is imposed on a "Responsible Person" and also on any other persons having control of buildings in compliance with the requirements...

    Published February 16th 2011 by Routledge