One in Four

The CIOB report Understanding Mental Health in the Built Environment shows 26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019 – before the Covid-19 pandemic had hit the industry – and 97% recorded being stressed at least once in the last year.

News

  • A stitch in time

    The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) says significant time and money can be saved on building projects by adapting technical drawings to include specific instructions for Building Energy Management System (BEMS) companies.
  • Engineering for people

    Engineers Without Borders UK has launched its 2020/21 Engineering for People Design Challenge in partnership with Engineers Without Borders South Africa and Engineers Without Borders USA.
  • Building a Safer Future Charter – CABE Becomes a Registered Signatory

    Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) is pleased to become a Registered Signatory of the Building a Safer Future Charter.

Features

Click and Collect

The term housing crisis was in use long before Covid-19 forced everyone to down tools. Off-site construction, modular and prefabricated building could make up for lost time but, as Elaine Knutt asks, is it really that simple?
  • Continuing Professional Development

    Even during Covid-19, CABE is finding innovative ways to bring members value, says Kirri Porter-White, Training & Learning Development Manager
  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.

Products & services

  • New AICO Product Selector Arrives

    AICO latest Product Selector details their extensive product range and...
  • New Draka UC- Connect Structured Cabling Solutions Guides

    Prysmian Group has released three new interactive product guides.
  • An Evolution in GEZE Design

    It’s new and improved. It’s eco-friendly and capable of networking. An...

Topics

  • Changing places

    Andy Lowe FCABE, Building Control Director at Bureau Veritas, examines the amends to Building Regulations that will make it compulsory to provide toilets for severely disabled people in many non-domestic buildings.
  • An open book

    Work is underway on the £14m transformation of Sheffield Hallam University’s central atrium, the first project to be delivered under the Hallam Alliance, a new procurement and building model.
  • Competence check

    CABE Technical Director Richard Harral provides an update on industry-led work to support improvements in built environment competence.
  • Accountability Across the Built Environment

    In the absence of this year’s Gala Dinner to announce the Built Environment Awards, CABE held a Round Table to discuss the important issues facing the industry and drew attention to the Award winners. Dr Gavin Dunn C.BUILD E FCABE chairs: Richard Harral C.BUILD E FCABE, Jayne Hall PCABE C.BUILD E FCABE, Rev Kevin Fear HON FCABE and Liz Male MBE.
  • CABE Sustainability Award

    Highly commended, Danbury Park Primary School for its commitment to cleaner energy for future generations.
  • Finding your path

    The CAE Pathways is a new 12-month programme created by the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) to give the confidence, skills and support to anyone living with a disability to begin a career in inclusive design and access.

CABE News

Jobs

Permanent, Full Time

Associates (Chartered Building Control Surveyors)

Assent Building Control Ltd
Lancashire / Cheshire / West Midlands / London & South
Location:        Lancashire / Cheshire / West Midlands / London & South       Salary:  �...

Permanent, Full Time

Regional Manager (Building Control)

£50,000 - £55,000 yearly
Assent Building Control Ltd
North of England
Our client Assent has become one of the forefront Building Control bodies in the country and has dev...

Permanent, Full Time

Building Control Team Leader

£44,863 - £50,464 yearly
Winchester City Council
Winchester
Winchester City Council services 250 square miles of central Hampshire, covering a diverse mix...

Permanent, Full Time

Principal Building Control Surveyor

£42,000 - £50,000 yearly
Stroma
Wakefield, UK
Our Company  Stroma Building Control is a Construction Industry Council (CICAIR) Approved Inspector...