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  • New Methodology for Damp Surveys – an extension to BS 7913!

    November 22, 2019

    A ground breaking piece of work according to our Director Professor John Edwards, a co-author of this new methodology. “Improving the standard and consistency of damp surveys is long overdue and this is a natural extension of what we say in BS 7913” according to Professor Edwards who lead in the development of BS 7913:… Read more »

  • Climate Heritage Launch

    November 1, 2019

    Last week our Director Professor John Edwards was at the launch of the Climate Heritage network.  Speaking to an audience from around the globe at Edinburgh Castle Professor Edwards focused on the optimum approach to retrofitting traditional buildings and the guidance he has recently authored for the Institute for Historic Building Conservation. There were seventy-one… Read more »

  • Edwards Hart Expertise Presented at Major European Conference

    September 19, 2019

    Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards, one of the UK’s leading experts and educators in the energy efficiency and retrofit of traditional buildings, will be speaking at the ‘European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value’ taking place at the Hofburg Palace, Vienna on the 16th and 17th October 2019…. Read more »

  • Launch of the Climate Heritage Network with Edwards Hart

    September 19, 2019

    Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards will be speaking at the launch of the Climate Heritage Network in Edinburgh on the 25th October. At this international event Professor Edwards will present the IHBC Guidance on Retrofitting Traditional Buildings, which he authored. Professor Edwards said: “Retrofitting buildings is one of the keyways to tackle climate change,… Read more »

  • New Standards for UK Retrofit

    July 22, 2019

    Read about the new BSI PAS 2035 in ‘Construction Manager’ authored by our Director Professor John Edwards, a member of the PAS 2035 Steering Group and the BSI Retrofit Standards Task Group. Professor Edwards said: “We were pleased to provide our input into this new guidance which will sets a new standard in the way… Read more »

  • New Guidance on Retrofitting Traditional Buildings

    July 9, 2019

    Launched last week at the IHBC (Institute for Historic Building Conservation) Annual School in Nottingham, this new guidance is aimed at traditional and historic buildings and to some degree modern listed buildings. It was drafted by Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards, one of the UK’s leading experts in the retrofitting of buildings and provides… Read more »

  • Work to Trafalgar Square – substantially complete

    June 19, 2019

    Edwards Hart are pleased to announce the substantial completion of work at Trafalgar Square, Sunderland. All external work is complete and work to most apartments have also been completed and that includes new kitchens and bathrooms as well as remedial works. Edwards Hart were lead consultants and Professor John Edwards Director of Edwards Hart said:… Read more »

  • New Chair of IHBC Technical Panel

    June 7, 2019

    Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards has been appointed Chair of the Technical Panel at the Institute for Historic Building Conservation (IHBC). Commenting on his appointment Professor Edwards said: “I am really proud to have been appointed to this most important position and to chair a panel of some of the best technical people in… Read more »