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29.08.2018
Blog Post
When a property is up for sale and building work has been carried out on it, the seller will need a form of certification to say that the works have…
07.08.2018
News
A new survey of LABC’s 3,000 building standards surveyors has shown more than two thirds of local authority building control teams have surveyors…
07.08.2018
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LABC has joined 30 other government organisations and professional bodies from across the globe at the United Nations building in Geneva, to commit…
07.08.2018
Blog Post
Elmhurst Energy has updated its informative guidance on the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), for landlords and property agents in the…
07.08.2018
Blog Post
Achieving maximum thermal efficiency in a new build or refurbishment is often not as easy as it may seem on paper. As thermal bridging makes up…
07.08.2018
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Robust Details Ltd have included a new separating wall type bringing their suite of Robust Details patterns to 68. E-WM-32 is a masonry lightweight…
07.08.2018
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On a tiled roof, all the tiles are fixed onto battens with the bottom (lower end) of each tile resting on the top of tile in the row below. At eaves…
07.08.2018
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If you are doubling up floor joists, creating trimmers or trimming joists around stairs and chimneys they all need connecting properly so that they…
07.08.2018
News
One of our surveyors had a bit of a shock recently when visiting a site for a domestic extension. They were called out to inspect reinforcement prior…