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Team building day at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Posted on October 24th 2013

In October we had a fantastic break from the office when all our employees experienced adrenalin fuelled white water rafting at the Olympic White Water Centre. We had training sessions from the instructors who coached us in working together to co-ordinate paddling and avoid tipping the raft in the rapids. A raft race between our two teams vented our competitive …

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A successful 10 years at St Mary’s Island, Chatham

Posted on October 14th 2013

Our recent appointment on the latest phase on St Mary’s Island, Chatham, with Countryside Properties plc extends our involvement in one of the largest regeneration projects in the UK. Our involvement in the project began in early 2000s and is currently our longest standing project, an achievement we are very proud of. In that time, we have successfully certified over …

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Practice Update

Posted on October 9th 2013

Over the past two months we have continued to strengthen our specialist team.  Charlotte Booth has returned to us after completing her MSc in Building Energy and Environmental Performance at Cardiff University. Charlotte has been joined by two new energy graduates, Scott Caldwell and Declan Price. Scott has recently graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology and Declan from Nottingham University. These …

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Pre completion checks for BREEAM, Code and Energy Performance Certificates

Posted on October 1st 2013

The final as-built check is often the most difficult part of any certification process. This is often the point at which any changes from design stage certification come to light with the additional complication of short timescales and commercial pressures during the handover process. The difficulty assessors face is that the required documentation needs to be in place prior to …

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