The 6th April 2014 sees the introduction of updated Approved Documents for Part L – Conservation of Fuel and Power – from the current 2010 documents. With the introduction of the updated guidance there is a period of transition, meaning, that if the Building Regulations Application is made prior to the 6th April 2014 and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Changes to Approved Documents Part L in 2014
The Green Deal was launched in England and Wales in January 2013. It is a scheme which allows business and homeowners to access energy saving improvements without making an initial cost outlay. Any costs incurred are repaid back through the savings made on the household electricity bill. However, the reported uptake has been slow. In […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Green Deal or No Deal?
As part of Dayle Bayliss Associates columns in Ipswich Star here is Dayle’s piece looking at how managing your building can cut business costs: An economic crisis inevitably forces businesses to make cuts and usually this means making staff redundant. But in her column this week, Suffolk’s Young Business Person of the Year Dayle Bayliss […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Can Going Green Cut Your Business Costs
Between the 23rd November and the 30th November it is SPAB’s 11th National Maintenance Week. This event is focused at demonstrating the importance of regular maintenance to a building regardless of age, scale or purpose. With the message of this years campaign being; A badly maintained building cannot be an energy efficient building. This message […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on National Maintenance Week – November 23rd to 30th 2012
On the 18th June 2012, the RICS matrics Suffolk group enjoyed a presentation from RICS Headquarters to set out what the RICS is influencing in Parliament and to engage with user groups on what topics affect surveyors. The matrics group is an open group of surveyors in Suffolk that offers a support network to those […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on RICS Parliamentary Affairs Gives Presentation to matrics Suffolk