Friday questions: smoke detectors become mandatory

friday questions: smoke detectors become mandatory

Question: what do you estimate: how many percent of the apartments were allowed to have smoke detectors in the meantime??

Roland eckert: it is very difficult to make an estimate, but I would say that it is below 50 percent. Landlords must install smoke detectors in rented rooms, and this will probably also be done.

What is the deadline?


Pinturault wins giant slalom – schmid eliminated

Pinturault wins giant slalom - schmid eliminated

World champion in combined skiing alexis pinturault won the last giant slalom of the season and secured second place in the overall world cup already before the slalom on sunday. D

He was 0.44 seconds faster than switzerland’s marco odermatt at the world cup finals in soldeu. Third place in andorra went to slovenian zan kranjec. "It’s wonderful," pinturault told TV station ORF.

Marcel hirscher from austria had already secured the crystal ball for the victory in the discipline classification before the start, as well as his eighth victory in a row in the overall world cup. "It’s very cool to have this ball. ‘It’s wonderful and surreal to have this now for the sixth time,’ hirscher said of giant slalom trophy.


Schrage spares

Schrage spares

More light indoors, a great view out: roof chambers with mini hatches have had their day. To use the topmost room roughly, to illuminate it opulently by lightlessness and to equip it chicly and practically, is chance and challenge at the same time. As an installation around the skylight now presents itself as a design option in infinite variations with infinite possibilities.

The common denominator is always maximum functionality: all of them have sturdy hinges, are equipped with intelligent mechanisms and can be ruffled up with ingenious attributes such as child-proof locks or heat dams. Which format fits where and which version is practicable when, has to do with personal preferences, atmospheric desires and structural requirements.

Already sloping

Illumination from the very top is also possible. For flat pitched roofs, flat skylight windows are the optimal solution. They partially replace the ceiling and provide both opulent light incidence and exciting architectural accents – with or without opening options. The pinnacle: the over ridge glazing.