A Guide to BS 5839-1:2013

A Guide to BS 5839-1:2013

by | Oct 15, 2013 | British Standards, Fire, Guidance, Housing, Housing, Store

This new book, fully revised and updated in its fourth edition, is the comprehensive guide to BS 5839-1:2013. Based on in-depth experience of developing this code of practice as well as its use in the field, this book provides full background explanation and discusses the practical application of its recommendations.

A Guide to BS 5839-8:2013

A Guide to BS 5839-8:2013

This new book, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is the comprehensive guide to BS 5839-8:2013. Based on in-depth experience of developing this code of practice as well as its use in the field, this book provides full background explanation and discusses the practical application of its recommendations.

BS 9991:2011 Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practice

BS 9991:2011 Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practice

BS 9991:2011 gives recommendations and guidance on the design, management and use of the following building types, to achieve reasonable standards of fire safety for all people in and around:

-Dwellings (single-family dwelling houses, self-contained flats or maisonettes);
-Residential accommodation blocks (e.g. for students or hospital staff), with individual bedrooms and the provision of kitchen/sanitary facilities constructed within a fire compartment, accommodating not more than six persons;
-Sheltered housing and extra care housing.