Improving the fire performance of external cladding systems

Following numerous and significant fires in the recent past, no one doubts the importance and critical nature of the fire protection of high rise building external cladding systems. Such cladding systems are often referred to as rainscreen or curtain wall…

Dubai Civil Defence – New restrictions on external cladding panels on buildings

The use of cladding will be restricted in new buildings in the UAE following a new set of regulations to be added to the UAE Fire and Safety Code. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Director of Dubai Civil…

Dubai Civil Defence Announces New Restriction on External Cladding Panels on Buildings

Following the latest tall tower fire in Dubai involving the Address Downtown Hotel on New Year’s Eve, Dubai Civil Defence have announced new restrictions on the use of external cladding panels. The use of cladding will be restricted in new…


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