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

Objectives of the consultation

The draft standard BS 8414 was issued by the British Standard Institution to allow comments from interested parties. The standard was 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.

The consultation closed on 8 July 2019.

CIBSE response

CIBSE submitted comments on the draft standard received from members to the British Standard Institution for their consideration prior to publication of the revised standard.