Building Regulations update: single sex toilets

In response to a growing trend towards ‘gender neutral’ toilets, Government is consulting a new Part T of the Building Regulations dealing with toilet provision. Hywel Davies explains the proposals

Protecting building occupants from wildfire smoke

With wildfires recognised as an ‘emergent risk’ in the UK, what can be done to HVAC systems to mitigate the impact on the health of people in buildings? Phil Lattimore looks at the worldwide effect of wildfire smoke

Calculating indoor infection risk

To understand how ventilation reduces Covid transmission it is important to look at the level of risk as the number of building occupants increases, says Chris Iddon, who introduces a methodology that addresses the difference in personal and population risk