Steve Bond
Steve Bond
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Steve Bond is Customer Support Manager – Fire Products at Pilkington United Kingdom

FIREX 2019: fire safety best practice in the spotlight

The 23rd – 29th September marks Fire Door Safety Week. It’s a campaign that’s run each September with the objective of raising awareness about the critical role that fire doors play in buildings, and encouraging best practice for their manufacture,…

Fire-protective glass: An overview

Fire safety is, understandably, a primary concern for designers of today’s built environment, and glazing can play a vital role in achieving this. In this article we discuss the fire-protective glass on the market today, how to specify it in…

Fire-resistant glazing: are regulations up to date?

Fire costs the UK economy an estimated £3.5 billion per year. With glass becoming an ever more dominant material in the built environment, manufacturer Pilkington, has released a new report – The Burning Issue – to ask if the glazing…

Fire-resistant glazing: Getting to grips with regulations

The use of glass is becoming increasingly prevalent in modern building design, particularly across the commercial construction sector, and as this area of the industry forecasts positive signs of growth for the years ahead, we are likely to see demand…

Fire-Resistant Glazing: An End to Design Compromises?

When glass is required to stand up to fire, this has traditionally been associated with aesthetic and other design compromises. But have the latest advances in fire-resistant glazing technology consigned these to the past? Arguably the first consideration for designers…

Fire-Rated Glass in Heritage Buildings

As architectural design values have evolved, glass has remained one of the most ubiquitous construction materials. What has not changed, however, is that a building has a fundamental duty to protect the people and possessions within it. The recent fire…

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