UK: BBA Construction Product Assessment relating to Higher Risk Residential Buildings

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks the BBA for the opportunity for its members and fellow professionals to participate in the consulatation. It is almost 1,000 days since Dame Judith Hackitt published the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety in May 2018. The report...

Singapore: Green Building Masterplan (SGBMP)

WOBO is pleased to provide a link to the Singapore Green Building Masterplan (SGBMP) The Singapore Green Building Masterplan (SGBMP)* Public Engagement Report is here! Over the last year, we asked more than 5,000 people about their thoughts on green buildings. The report summarises their...

Scotland: Fire fatalities in Scotland and recommendations to reduce them

WOBO is pleased to provide the link to the BRE briefing paper, please take time to review the content and provide feedback to the BRE In collaboration with the FIA and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, BRE have published Fire fatalities in Scotland and...

Future Power Technology – Going Continental

WOBO is pleased to provide a link to the latest Issue from Future Power Technology. GOING CONTINENTAL: THE NEW ISSUE OF FUTURE POWER TECHNOLOGY IS OUT NOW Issue 131 – February 2021 Future Power Technology is back for another issue packed with industry news and expert analysis. In...

Bsi: Thriving and healthy workforces typically perform 2.2 times above average

WOBO thanks Bsi for the link to British Standards and the opportunity to request a free demonstration. Access health and safety standards with British Standards Online Today’s work environment is stressful, especially now that workspaces have moved inside the home. As organisations prepare to enter...

Fire Risk – a ROCKWOOL® Solution

WOBO members and fellow professionals have the opportunity to download a technical publication from ROCKWOOL® Introduction The concept of the roof as the fifth façade, to highlight the increasingly important role it plays in the overall architectural design of the building, has gained traction in recent...

New CROSS website launches in March

WOBO has been provided with a revised link to the CROSS website and structural papers. New CROSS website launches in March Over the last year we have been working on a project to improve CROSS. In the first half of 2020, this involved doing user...

Life Cycle Cost Analysis

WOBO and it’s members recognise the benefits from a BIM-based approach applied within the development process. The final version of our latest article titled “BIM-based approach to conduct Life Cycle Cost Analysis of resilient buildings at the conceptual stage” is now available online in the...

Fire Safety in conjunction with Fire Technology

WOBO is pleased to provide the opportunity for members and fellow professionals to view developments reported in this publication. The aim of Fire Technology is to push forward the frontiers of knowledge and technology by encouraging interdisciplinary communication of significant technical developments in fire protection...

Japan: Decarbonising energy: Japan’s road to net-zero

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks Future Power Technology for their link to the January 2021 edition of their magazine In late October, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga – who won power in a leadership election following former PM Shinzo Abe’s resignation announcement in August –...

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