Building Services

Building Confidence and Compliance in the Golden Thread Era

Demystifying the Building Safety Act & Golden Thread:

The BSA, enacted in 2022, seeks to address fire safety deficiencies exposed by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. It introduces stricter regulations across design, construction, and building management, emphasising:

    • Fire safety: Robust fire safety measures from material selection to compartmentation.
    • Transparency: Detailed documentation of materials, performance data, and responsible parties.
    • Accountability: A dutyholder regime assigning clear responsibilities throughout the project lifecycle.

The Golden Thread complements the BSA by requiring a digital record of all building information accessible throughout its lifespan. This includes material specifications, performance data, and maintenance requirements, ensuring long-term accountability and safety.

Gripple construction products are designed to not only simplify your construction process but also actively contribute to meeting these evolving requirements:

Building Confidence with Rigorous Testing:

  • Load Testing: Gripple products undergo rigorous load testing to exceed industry standards, ensuring the safety and reliability of your building services installations.
  • Fire Testing: Our products are fire tested to meet relevant building regulations, contributing to a safer built environment.
  • Performance Testing: We conduct extensive performance testing to guarantee our solutions' long-term functionality and durability.

Transparency Through Documented Sustainability:

Empowering You with Comprehensive Training and Design Support:

  • Gripple Suspension Design Service: Our dedicated design team collaborates with you to develop optimised suspension solutions that meet your specific project requirements. This service includes the creation of comprehensive technical submittals, such as calculations, drawings, and product specifications, all meticulously documented and aligned with the Golden Thread requirements.
  • On-site Training: In addition to technical submittals, our experts can deliver tailored training sessions at your project site, equipping your team with the knowledge and skills to document and install Gripple installations seamlessly.
  • CPD Seminars: Attend CIBSE CPD-accredited seminars to gain in-depth knowledge about Gripple products, the Golden Thread, and best practices for compliant documentation.
  • Digital Resources: We offer a comprehensive library of digital resources including installation guides, technical specifications, and performance data, readily accessible throughout the construction process.
  • Toolbox Talks: Benefit from focused toolbox talks delivered by our team, ensuring your workforce is aware of key requirements and procedures related to Gripple installations.

By choosing Gripple Building Services, you gain peace of mind knowing you're utilising solutions that deliver exceptional performance and actively support achieving the goals of the Building Safety Act and the Golden Thread.

Contact Gripple today to discuss your project needs and explore how our products, services, and comprehensive documentation can help you build with confidence and transparency in the evolving construction landscape.

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Why use Gripple?

  • Significant time and cost savings on your project
  • Complete, off-site solutions which minimise health and safety concerns
  • Innovative, patented solutions designed by an in-house team of engineers
  • Considerable reductions in packaging, vehicle movements & embodied CO2
  • A range of support services at every stage of your project, provided by a dedicated technical team
  • Aesthetically pleasing solutions; lightweight and virtually invisible