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 »

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 »