Guide To Fire Regulations For Windows

Guide to Fire Regulations for Windows – Fire regulations are very important to be observed when replacing windows. Think for a moment, if there was a fire in your bedroom, could a fireman enter with all his equipment, could you escape from you bedroom. If the answers to these questions is NO, then you have a major problem.

Common Sense Guide To Fire Regulations For Windows

At least one side hung vent must give to a clear opening of at least 0.33 square meters. We would suggest this should be 0.4 square meters to be comfortable. To make this simple if a window opening is 600mm wide then we suggest it should be a minimum of 700mm in height. No locking handle should be on this opening sash, it should be easy openable in the event of fire.

Link to the latest fire regulations regarding Fire Safety in Dwelling Houses (2017)