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Revised Approved Document B – Volume 1 & 2 (England only)

By |2019-09-24T14:29:49+00:00September 24th, 2019|General, Latest News|

Future Part B consultation responses issued & government consults on reducing heights of new flats requiring sprinklers The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's (MHCLG) department has become aware of a potential error in Approved Document B volume 1 2019 edition which details the provision of dampers fitted to the vents [...]

Protection: Guaranteed – Renewal of our Professional Indemnity Insurance

By |2019-07-31T08:18:43+00:00July 30th, 2019|General, Latest News|

Salus Approved Inspectors are pleased to announce renewal of our Approved Inspector Professional Indemnity Insurance through Griffiths and Armour’s Approved Scheme of Insurance until the end of July 2020. Our profession has had to suffer immense pressure over recent months with some Approved Inspectors being unable to obtain insurance cover. This renewal policy is [...]

Headline Sponsors of the East and West Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards 2019

By |2019-06-04T09:02:50+00:00June 3rd, 2019|General, Latest News|

Salus are passionate about increased collaboration throughout the industry and this is one of the reasons we have increased our sponsorship of the Celebrating Construction Awards to now cover the whole of the Midlands region. Now also headline sponsors of the West Midlands event, we can directly contribute to championing the best of the industry throughout the Midlands and be part of a true celebration of construction in the region.

Salus at Modular Matters Show

By |2018-12-11T12:45:16+00:00December 11th, 2018|General, Latest News|

Gaining traction over the past two years and driven by existing and predicted labour shortages, building information modelling (BIM) and wider advances in manufacturing technology, materials and automation, offsite modern construction methods (MMC) is becoming the way forward for commercial projects, where a focus on speed, quality and cost certainty is paramount.  Despite demonstrating benefits [...]

Government implements Ban on Combustible Materials, New Part B amendments and Action by Councils to correct non compliant Approvals

By |2018-12-11T16:35:09+00:00December 7th, 2018|General, Latest News|

In addition to the Legislation and Guidance changes, the Government has issued a statement that enables Local Authorities to take enforcement action of existing buildings, potentially somewhat ironic, but a very serious matter in that the Local Council Building Control are now empowered to enforce correction of inappropriate cladding and insulant medium that they too themselves have approved, on some Private and the Local Authority Buildings.