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Developed by the Construction Products Association, CCPI is in response to one of the key findings of the enquiry into the Grenfell fire which confirmed that shortcomings in product information had contributed to the disaster.
Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI)
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The UK is raising the bar on performance information supplied with construction products with Isuue 1 of the CCPI, published in September 2021.
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New handbook provides insight into timber decking
New handbook provides insight into timber decking
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A new Timber Decking Handbook is now available free to all builders' merchants, specifiers, landscapers and builders.
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Use class 2
Understanding Use Class 2 (UC2)
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Use Class 2 is for end uses where wood is used indoors, above ground and within the building envelope, but with an occasional risk of wetting (from plumbing leaks for example).
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Use class 3c
Understanding Use Class 3 (UC3)
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Use Class 3 is for end uses where wood is used outdoors NOT in contact with the ground.
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Use class 4
Understanding Use Class 4 (UC4)
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Consumer and contract law require that any product offered for sale must be fit for its intended use and a wood product impregnated with preservative is no exception. The minimum standards for the treatment of wood are set out in British Standard BS8417 (Preservation of Wood: Code of Practice). In...
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