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Professor John Edwards appointed to the Board of the STBA

Edwards Hart welcomes the appointment of our Director Professor John Edwards to the Board of the Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA) earlier this week. This reacquaints Professor Edwards with the STBA. Whilst working for English Heritage (now Historic England), he had a responsibility for standards, quality and training, which involved the management of a sector […]

Applying Standards to the Retrofit of a Georgian Terrace

Our latest project, the refurbishment and retrofit of a Georgian terrace in Cambrian Place, Swansea, has now received listed building consent for a range of work which includes both fabric retrofit measures and also renewable energy technologies. As with any project that involves changes to a listed building, evidence that demonstrates that the changes proposed […]

Edwards Hart Expertise in Demand

Our expertise is in demand not just in the analysis of buildings and in developing and delivery of projects, but also in knowledge sharing. At Edwards Hart, we care about tomorrow and endeavour to pass on our expertise to others – even to our competitors! As well as delivering leading training courses in what we […]

Free webinar on applying PAS 2035 to older buildings

Once again, the Edwards Hart expertise in traditional building retrofit has been recognised. Our Director and traditional building retrofit expert Professor John Edwards will be sharing his knowledge and expertise by delivering a webinar on applying the new PAS 2035: 2023 to traditional buildings. At the request of the Institute for Historic Building Conservation, this […]

Edwards Hart Training Competition Winners!

We have been awarded  funding due to our success in the  Home Decarbonisation Skills Training competition from the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. Now through our training arm, the Environment Study Centre, we can offer funded training places for the two-day course in retrofitting of traditional buildings achieving the Level 3 award qualification. […]

Prof John Edwards Presenting at the House of Commons

Our Director, and retrofit expert Professor John Edwards recently had the pleasure of presenting to MP’s, Lords and others at an event organised by Industry and Parliament Trust on the subject of retrofitting buildings. Professor Edwards commented: ‘It was an honour to present those with some real influence at the UK’s seat of power’.

Somerset House, London

Conservation Plan The Edwards Hart team have been busy analysing this central London landmark of nearly seven acres and developing a plan that will optimise its management on a everyday basis taking full account of its heritage values. Its significance has been assessed along with an assessment of how significance can be at risk or […]

Retrofit and Refurbishment of a Georgian Terrace

Cambrian Place, Swansea Edwards Hart have been working on this project for a number of years. We did the initial assessment of the building which included its condition and its heritage values, plus initially developing outline proposals. We have helped to steer this project to a stage whereby consent applications have been made, all in […]

Historic Environment Scotland Properties in Care

Edwards Hart have been commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland to provide advice on the high-level tactile inspection of their properties in care. This is to ensure that the optimum approach is being taken, thus ensuring a regime that would satisfy both safety and sustainability.

Best Practice Development

In addition to work of a practical nature Edwards Hart are also very much involved with standards and education. Currently working with the Environment Study Centre and the European Certification and Qualification Authority (ECQA) in developing qualifications and learning material, in the energy efficiency, sustainability and retrofit of traditional and historic buildings. This is part […]