Emergency

A SHEFFIELD landlord has been fined £50,000 for a catalogue of breaches of fire safety standards, including the absence of a certificate for the emergency lighting. Although Naveed Hussain brought it an electrician in July to test and repair the fire alarm and emergency lighting his two adjacent properties in Pitsmoor Road, Sheffield, it was...
Residential

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...