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A Passive Problem – As big as Leaky buildings?

  • Posted by Jon Drumm
  • On February 25, 2014
Non-compliance with passive fire protection requirements is as serious an issue as the leaky building syndrome, some industry professionals believe. Building Compliance & Fire Consulting director Ron Green, who is also an Independently Qualified Person (IQP), has 33 years’ experience in the fire protection and building compliance industry. As part of his work as an IQP, Green […]
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Fire Safety Signed off for a price

  • Posted by Jon Drumm
  • On February 23, 2014
Building owners are shopping around to get sub-standard fire safety systems signed off by independent fire safety inspectors, industry insiders allege. The Sunday Star-Times has uncovered systemic issues with fire safety in New Zealand buildings, including non-compliant sprinkler systems, alarms and passive fire systems. A number of secret settlements have been struck between Auckland-based body […]
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