UK’s biggest house builders set aside £500m for building safety remediation

Uk’s Biggest House Builders Set Aside £500M For Building Safety Remediation - Zenova

A total of £494.5m has been set aside by six of the country’s largest 10 builders to address building safety issues discovered in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017. The developers that responded to Inside Housing were Taylor Wimpey, which has set aside £165m; Bellway, which has provided £131.6m; and Barratt, which has contributed […]

Post Grenfell changes coming… Eventually

Post Grenfell Changes Coming... Eventually - Zenova

Although it’s been almost 3 years since the tragedy that claimed the lives of 72 people in the fire on June 14, 2017 at the 24-story Grenfell Tower in London, change is finally starting to come. When a tragedy such as this happens, it serves as a wake-up call for regulators and governments worldwide. However, […]

Continued improvement need to keep planes safe from fire

Continued Improvement Need To Keep Planes Safe From Fire - Zenova

Shockingly, the current in-flight fire safety solution is simply to “land as soon as possible”. And while there are active fire fighting systems on board in the event a fire breaks out such as automatic fire suppression systems and fire extinguishers, there is very little in the way of passive fire protection (to prevent the […]

Electric cars are safe, but can they be safer?

Electric Cars Are Safe, But Can They Be Safer? - Zenova

The short answer, yes. While today’s electric vehicles are equipped with the latest safety technology such as collision avoidance and impact resistance, they are still one of the most dangerous modes of personal transportation. To highlight this point, there have been several vehicle recalls confirming the dangers of the battery cells in electric vehicles. “The […]