Surveying Retrofitted Buildings

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The Challenge of Surveying Retrofitted Buildings is contained in an article written by Edwards Hart Director John Edwards for the latest edition of the RICS Property Journal. In the article John highlights that traditional buildings which make up one quarter of UK building stock are at risk because they are treated as modern buildings. It… Read more »

Edwards Hart in the press for Expertise

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Taking an expert approach to buildings is what Edwards Hart are known for and is what is promoted in the article authored by Constructing Excellence Wales (see image) which appeared in the Business section of the Western Mail on the 25th May. The focus was on the need to treat older buildings, which make up… Read more »

Latest Research in New Course Programme

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A new programme of courses in the energy efficiency and retrofit of traditional buildings has just been launched. The courses were initially developed by CITB’s National Construction College and specialist building consultancy Edwards Hart but have been refreshed with the latest innovation and research by BRE, Historic England, Cadw, Historic Environment Scotland, STBA and others…. Read more »

Retrofit training and qualifications for the National Trust

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National Trust Building Surveyors will receive training led by Edwards Hart on a new 2 day course that is also open to others by booking with the Environment Study Centre. This is the only course of its kind that delivers a real qualification and is independently accredited by the Scottish Qualification Authority which is internationally… Read more »

Setting the standard at national building control conference

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John Edwards will address the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) national conference on building conservation in London on the 3rd December 2015. This popular event, which was sold out with over two weeks to go will focus on the application of building regulations, the work of the conservation officer, the latest technical research and best… Read more »

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 »