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Fire performance of external cladding systems: Draft revision of BS 8414 Parts 1 and 2

Closing date: 8 July 2019

Objectives of the consultation

The draft standard BS 8414 has been issued by the British Standard Institution to allow comments from interested parties. This standard is published in two parts:

  • Part 1: Test method for non-loadbearing external cladding systems applied to the masonry face of a building; and
  • Part 2: Test method for non-loadbearing external cladding systems fixed to and supported by a structural steel frame.

All submitted comments will be given consideration prior to publication of the revised standard.

Supporting papers

To download the draft standard and the commenting template, please follow the links below.

What you can do

CIBSE will submit a response to the consultation and we would like to hear from you to best represent your views.

Please submit your comments using the commenting template to by Thursday 20 June to inform the CIBSE response.