New fire safety norms for existing glass facade buildings

They may have replaced the textile mills and become a symbol of Mumbai's vertical growth, but the glitzy high-rises with glass facades in the city have attained the dubious distinction of turning into deathtraps during fires.

In its bid to make these buildings safe, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has drawn up a slew of guidelines for glass facade structures that came up before 2012.Read more at: www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-new-fire-safety-norms-for-existing-glass-facade-buildings-2048579They may have replaced the textile mills and become a symbol of Mumbai's vertical growth, but the glitzy high-rises with glass facades in the city have attained the dubious distinction of turning into deathtraps during fires.  In its bid to make these buildings safe, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has drawn up a slew of guidelines for glass facade structures that came up before 2012.

Read more at: www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-new-fire-safety-norms-for-existing-glass-facade-buildings-2048579

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Date: 8 January 2015
Source: www.dnaindia.com

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