Stepping Hill Hospital is the primary NHS trusts in Stockport, serving a population of about 350,000 patients. Norseal was identified as the leading provider of intumescent fire door seals for the improvements being made to the hospital's facilities.
This is part four out of five in the series. Here we focus on the building envelope and how it impacts the indoor environment, especially temperature and airflow.
In part three of our series on holistic architecture, we focus on building design for optimal acoustics.
This series from Norseal considers the planning process for architects as a holistic approach, in order to best plan for meeting building regulations and creating comfortable, practical and visually appealing architecture that is also safe.
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In this instalment, we’ll consider fire safety as a starting point for architects, and offer methods for integrating fire safety features into decisions in a building’s initial blueprints.