Costs in perspective
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The building inspectors perspective
A Building Inspectors overview of passive fire protection with 11 years experience in Building Control and 30 years in the industry.Passive fire protection is a relatively new field in the industry. Over the last few years, a large number of different systems and products have come on . ... read more
Fire safety signed off for a price
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 corporates and fire certifiers for the signoff of sub-standard fire systems .... read more
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