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A FIREFIGHTER who set up a downlight manufacturing company has spoken of the ‘light bulb’ moment that inspired him to launch his own enterprise. Bob Ward, who tackled many blazes in his years with the Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service, including the Windsor Castle fire in 1992, was once asked to share his fire...
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CONCERN IS mounting in the industry over the use of downlights in ceilings made with i-joists instead of traditional timber joists. I-joists – pre-made and pre-cut wood-fibre sections – have replaced traditional solid-timber joists in around 80 per cent of new homes in the UK over the last 20 years.  House builders favour them because they arrive...