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Sustainability guidance.

We are pleased to announce that our first guidance documents on sustainability have been published and are available to freely download for Members via the Cladding Forum and available to purchase for non-members here  

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CWCT AGM and Members’ Meeting 2021

Presentations and a recording of our AGM and Members’ meeting are available to download for Members via the Cladding Forum.

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CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT – UPDATE AUGUST 2021

There remains some uncertainty regarding the transition from CE to UKCA marking, and it is recommended that you contact you Notified/Approved Body as soon as possible in order to better understand how the changes will affect your products. 

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Conformity assessment – update

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, the regulations governing construction products placed on the Great Britain and Northern Ireland markets have changed.    

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CWCT Sustainability Committee

The CWCT held its first sustainability sub-committee workshop last week to discuss how the CWCT should respond to the climate emergency and our responsibilities to promote sustainability in the window and cladding sector.

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Conformity Marking of Construction Products Guidance

Latest Guidance on the conformity marking of construction products for placing on the GB, NI and EU markets after the expiration of the transition period with the European Union at the end of the year. 

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MHCLG publish Advice Note on balconies on residential buildings

The Advice Note from the MHCLG is written for residents and building owners of residential buildings with multiple dwellings (i.e. blocks of flats), although the principles may also apply to other building types.

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Government ban on combustible materials in external walls of high rise buildings

The Government yesterday (29 November) announced changes to the Building Regulations in order to implement the long expected ban on the use of combustible material in the external walls of certain high-rise buildings.

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