Driving Retrofit Quality: PAS 2035

The Each Home Counts review was designed to restore the confidence of Government, the public and finance bodies in the retrofit industry, following many costly failures. Publicly Available Specification 2035:2019 (PAS 2035) is part of that process.


Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (“the Homes Act”) applies to dwellings let wholly or mainly for human habitation (in both the social and private rented sectors)


Summerland to Grenfell - 44 years of un-learning

The death toll of the Grenfell Tower fire makes it one of the worst peacetime building fires of the last hundred years, not only in the United Kingdom but in the whole of Western Europe. Of these, it is the only one that was in a residential building.


BS 7671: The 18th Edition is crucial for maintenance and asset managers

With our increasingly complex dependence on electronic devices, automation and IT, in both domestic and commercial environments, the possible consequences of overvoltage damage to vulnerable equipment and components – including the risk of electric shock or fire – can be significant, costly and hazardous.


Lift modernisation or lift replacement?

The question many clients ask is what is more cost-effective, lift modernisation or replacement?


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