Fire sprinkler boxing and FSC® Ignorance is no defence

tower block fire protection upgrades, could be inadvertently contravening compliance and sustainability policies, as non-FSC®

S certified

plywood boxing is still available in the UK. As these products are manufactured from

wood, contractors should be purchasing only FSC®

or PEFC certified products, as required

by the government’s ‘Timber Procurement Policy’ (TPP) guidelines, as well as the latest edition of the Timber Procurement Advisory Note (TPAN) from Defra. Extracts from Defra’s guidance on compliance with the TPP states: Government procurers and their suppliers

should have documentary evidence to show the timber supplied is at a minimum from legal and sustainable sources. This evidence should include full chain of custody from the forest source(s) to the end user. Suppliers and buyers must check evidence to

verify its validity. Also, The Forest Stewardship Council

(FSC) has stated, ‘If you don’t know where your timber and paper come from, you could be part of the problem’. The FSC’s procurement factsheet provides clear recommendations on procurement procedures and compliance checks that should be made: • Check that delivery notes and invoices clearly identify the FSC certified products and includes the supplier’s FSC certificate code. In addition Encasement Limited advises that to be confident of compliance,

Is ‘CrashCore’ the Ultimate Bollard?

A recent spate of storefront crashes – vehicle drivers crashing through the front of retail or office space windows – led facility protection experts McCue to look into the causes and work on their own solution. Enter McCue’s R&D team and the all-new CrashCore

Bollard. Designed and tested to repel 30mph vehicles (to F3016 rating), the CrashCore might just be the most high-tech and innovative bollard the world has ever seen.Thanks to the CrashCore Bollard, no longer will managers live with the threat of vehicle or driving error causing extensive damage or injury in their working spaces.

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pecifiers, social housing providers and contractors involved in concealing fire sprinkler pipework, as part of ongoing

compliance –

always ensure that the individual product description for every item listed is identified specifically as FSC®


• Specify FSC certified materials when placing your order and let your supplier know that you need them to make an FSC claim on their sale documents.

• Source from an FSC certified supplier. All FSC certified organisations are included within the FSC certificate database at

Encasement’s Managing Director, Martin Taylor, explained: “The best way for this to be enforced is to explicitly specify the use of FSC Chain of Custody certified products as the default and diligently monitor the products used by contractors and suppliers. Ignorance is no defence, especially when guidance and information on procedures is readily available.”

01733 266 889 Furnish with Norbord

Norbord produced the world’s first MDF and, in 1979, its Cowie factory became the first to produce MDF in the UK. Today the company manufactures a full range of MDF products for a variety of applications, including light weight and standard weight grades and moisture-resistant versions. Its top-

quality grade, CaberWood MDF Pro is designed specifically for the production of high-grade furniture and fittings. Its consistent close- grained texture ensures clean edges and surfaces that will take a smooth finish. The bulk of the furniture industries production relies on sheet materials and in particular, products like Norbord’s CaberWood MDF. Luceco provides the perfect Climate for new Car Parking Facilities

Luceco has recently lit new parking facilities in Telford with Climate Extra, an IP65 rated LED energy efficient luminaire. The International Centre in Telford is a leading national business events venue, attracting over a quarter of a million visitors every year. Southwater Event Group has built the new six level multi-storey car park on three floors with room for 300 vehicles, on land beside Telford Town Ice Rink. Climate Extra is a robust LED IP65 rated luminaire offering a market leading efficacy of 140 Llm/cW and 50,000 hours operational life with increased performance for improved energy efficiency. This cost-effective luminaire is available with integral microwave sensors in on /off or 10 per cent corridor function or batten fit PIR sensors as well as DALI drivers and emergency back-up variants including Self-Test. An opal diffuser enhances appearance and uniformity. Polycarbonate construction with stainless steel anti-tamper clips ensures a sturdy luminaire that is a cost-effective alternative to traditional fluorescent luminaires previously used for many industrial applications including car parks.

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