Topic: UAE fire code

ADIB strips external cladding from new HQ to cut fire risk

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has removed the external cladding from its new headquarters in Abu Dhabi amid ongoing concern over building fire safety, Arabian Business reports. ADIB said in a statement it was replacing the recently installed cladding panels from the outside … More

Building codes need to be updated periodically and fire codes are no different says AESG’s Saeed Al Abbar

Saeed Al Abbar, director of UAE-based specialist consultancy AESG said UAE’s upcoming Fire and Life Safety Code 2017 will be well received, according to ConstructionWeekOnline. Responding to a query about the evolution of the code since its first iteration in 2011, Al Abbar … More