Posts Tagged: Regulations

Carpet Tiles Regulation

What does a designer needs to know when specifying Carpet Tiles? Samantha Dawe, Marketing Manager EMEA for Shaw Contract, a world-leading designer and manufacturer of flooring solutions, explains.  1. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications?  The differences that need to be considered in terms of domestic and contract specifications… Read More >

4 April 2019

Laufen redesigns the modern working world

The modern working world is changing; the borderline between offices and public areas is becoming increasingly blurred. In view of this, what are the required standards for sanitary facilities at work? The example of the new building to house the corporate headquarters of Scott Sports in Switzerland shows how an office building can become a… Read More >

3 April 2019

Bed and Headboard Regulations: Hypnos

Craig Scott Technical Development Engineer, from international hospitality bed manufacturer Hypnos Contract Beds, comments on the important bed regulations designers need to know about for the contract industry. 1. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications?  In the UK, the requirements for domestic upholstered furniture differ to those of… Read More >

15 January 2019

Regulations: Task Seating

For our next focus for our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying task seating, with the assistance of Boss Design. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications? Compared to domestic furniture, contract furniture is… Read More >

17 September 2018

Regulations: Ceramic Tiles

In the next of our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying ceramic tiles, with the assistance of Roca. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications? The difference between domestic and contract lies in the use of… Read More >

28 August 2018

REGULATIONS: Casegoods

In the Second of our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying casegoods, with the assistance of Furnotel. What are Casegoods? Casegoods are cabinets and solid panel products typically made from materials such as; wood, metal or plastic. Specifically manufactured for dormitories, bedrooms… Read More >

13 March 2018

Regulations: Wallcoverings

In the first of our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying wallcoverings, with the assistance of Tektura.FIRE Class 0 and 1 to BS476 / Euroclass B or C  to EN 13501-1 This is a mandatory requirement for corridors, stairwells, dining… Read More >

22 February 2018

Regulations: Curtains & Drapes

In the latest in our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying Curtains and Drapes with the assistance of Carolyn Mitchell, Sales Director at Style Library Contract. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications? We believe the designer… Read More >

5 December 2017

Water Regulations

On 1 April 2017 the new water retail market opened in England. This allows eligible non-household customers the opportunity to choose their water retailer for the first time. The Open Water programme was set up by the UK Government, led by three partner organisations: DEFRA, OFWAT and Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) who state that the introduction… Read More >

25 April 2017