Solar Panel & Roof Surveyor Kit offered

We are told that Mobile CAD Surveying have put together the first kit to facilitate the surveying of solar panels, roofing membranes and coverings and that can also be used in many other situations or allied trades, ie aerial contractors, forestry consultants and more. Incorporating the latest surveying equipment, the Continue Reading

Government to spend £22bn on construction projects

Cabinet Minister Francis Maude has revealed that the Government will invest £22bn in public construction projects over the next three years. Speaking at the Construction Procurement Conference, Mr Maude said “The government’s construction strategy is reducing costs by up to 20% by reforming the way we procure construction projects across Continue Reading

NHBC gives tips for energy efficiency upgrades

According to the National House-Building Council (NHBC), which stated this is more relevant than ever against a backdrop of rising house prices, homeowners should consider performing several renovations to their property in order to make it more energy efficient. It noted that modern homes have condensing boilers, which are “substantially Continue Reading

RICS previews self-build action plan

The government’s proposed self-build action plan was previewed yesterday, by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) and the National Self Build Association, with housing minister Grant Shapps in attendance. Rics argued that this legislation, titled Go for Growth, would provide easier access to land for individuals planning to construct Continue Reading