John Edwards to address the Traditional Paint Forum annual conference

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Edwards Hart Director John Edwards will be addressing the Traditional Paint Forum annual conference in London on the 6th November following his first appearance at the 2001 conference. John will advise on the approach necessary to make appropriate, justifiable and consistent decisions based on technical and significance criteria following BS 7913. John said: “Over many… Read more »

Business Consultancy Expanding

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Research and business consultancy is expanding at Edwards Hart and we are pleased to have now been appointed by the National Trust to work on their Building Review. This builds upon the work we have undertaken for the Federation of Master Builders in researching competency and the development of options for competency systems and also… Read more »

Expanding in Ireland

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Edwards Hart have been appointed to undertake a condition survey of the country mansion Castle Ward, County Down for the National Trust. This will include the analysis of defects, making recommendations on maintenance and remedial work including a maintenance programme with estimated costs. It also includes an evaluation of energy efficiency. The project is led… Read more »

Heritage BIM International Workshop

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Over forty leading experts took part in a workshop exploring Building Information Modelling (BIM) for historic buildings and structures in Luxor, Egypt between the 12th and 16th March 2015. Edwards Hart Director John Edwards presented to Egyptian and UK participants at the first international event of its kind. John said: “BIM is only slowly catching… Read more »

Increasing demand for building surveys

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With an increased demand for our building surveys and specialist damp investigations Edwards Hart have again expanded. Trevor Francis, Chartered Building Surveyor has joined our team thus increasing capacity to meet this demand and at the same time we see our London based client list also expanding. The lead on building surveys at Edwards Hart… Read more »

Course on Understanding Dampness in Buildings

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Our first 2015 course on dampness in buildings takes in Manchester on the 28th of January. This will include many of our case studies where we have trouble-shooted problems for clients with complicated dampness problems. This includes a property which has had two chemical damp proof course in 15 years, but still has damp, problems… Read more »

BIM for Existing Buildings

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Building Information Modelling has great potential for use with existing buildings in many different ways but is being overshadowed by its use in new construction. Read about BIM’s potential in the latest article published by the RICS written by Edwards Hart Director John Edwards and John Counsell of Cardiff Metropolitan University. Read more about EBIM.  

John Edwards joins the Green Construction Panel

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Edwards Hart Director John Edwards has joined the panel of UK green construction experts to take forward the agenda on existing buildings. The panel advises the Construction Industry Council Executive Board on issues relating to sustainability, carbon reduction and all other green construction issues. It will also identify and promote green construction policy and activities… Read more »