Fit for purpose

Ben Stagg MCABE Chartered Building Engineer of Stagg Architects discusses the challenges of a retrofit and refurbish, with CABE’s HQ as a case study

News

  • Dangerous foundation led to unsafe excavation

    A builder undermined the existing footing of a masonry wall without being aware of the risks.
  • Heat Pump Hereos

    The Heat Pump Association has launched a new training course to help the industry meet its low-carbon heat targets.
  • IPCC Report

    It is clear from the latest [International Panel on Climate Change: IPCC] report that our economic and political systems are failing at the most basic level of protecting citizens, future generations and the web of life on which we depend.

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...

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