Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Building Appraisal Reports

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Over the last decade there have been many changes to the Building Code; Green Construction introduced; Recycling becoming very prominent in the Construction Industry; the Principle of Substitution becoming the norm for new building construction and rebuilds; and the use of man-made materials, more than ever. With these new products and labour practices, despite all the rhetoric of being safe, as a consequence, buildings are more dangerous when they burn, flood from water damage, and generally overall. Why? Buildings no longer breath naturally any longer but rely on man-made ventilation systems to exchange the air contained within them. Continue reading Building Appraisal Reports