- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 12 Aug 2020
The term flammable refers to: ‘A combustible substance (solid, liquid, gas or vapour), which is easily ignited in air. The term non-flammable refers to substances what are not easily ignited but does not necessarily indicate that they are non-combustible.’ Ref Containment systems for the prevention of pollution, Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises (CIRIA C736), published by CIRIA in 2014.
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- Approved Document B.
- BS 8414 Fire performance of external cladding systems.
- Fire blanket.
- Fire in buildings.
- Fire safety design.
- Flammable building materials.
- Grenfell Tower articles.
- Independent review of the building regulations and fire safety.
- Materials of limited combustibility.
- Non combustible material.
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Featured articles and news
Brick slip soffit systems and intricate brick features.
How to write them and what they should include.
Assessing the most beneficial design elements.
Exploring different types of vinyl flooring.
New Government task force will build beauty into reformed planning process.
Five outstanding aspects of the profession.
The seismic strengthening of historic churches.
Results show guarded optimism and payment concerns.
Noteworthy navigable aqueducts.
Technology is making remote work a reality.
Carefully placed structures add drama to pastoral vistas.
Report provides actions required by 2030 to achieve a zero carbon economy.