Yearly Archives: 2018

Fire Risk Assessments – what’s involved? A major part of our work in the fire safety engineering sector is the high-level fire risk assessments which we carry out on several different existing buildings types.  They range from hospitals, warehouses, apartment blocks and dwelling houses. A detailed on-site inspection is carried out to identify sub-standard fire

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Energy Management Standard ISO 50001:2018 2018 has seen the publication of the revised ISO 50001:2018 Energy management standard by The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). But what does this mean for organisations currently certified under ISO 50001:2011 and organisations undertaking their ISO 50001 certification journey in the coming year. The two main aims of the

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Visual Contrasts and TGD Part M Compliance TGD Part M (Disability Access) aims to foster an inclusive approach to the design and construction of the built environment. The requirements of Part M (M1 – M4) aim to ensure that regardless of age, size or disability buildings are accessible and usable. Visual contrasts between elements assist

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ENERGY AUDITING TO SI 426 – LEGAL OBLIGATION June 2018 has set a new defining moment in the path to Europe’s ambition of low carbon economy by 2050.   A new financially binding renewable energy target for the EU of 32% by 2030 has now been agreed.  This agreement also has an upwards revision clause which will

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Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) in the Construction industry Asbestos material is considered a deadly carcinogen and widely encountered in the construction industry. IOSH’s No Time to Lose Campaign estimates “Every year, well over 100,000 people die across the globe from an asbestos-related disease, yet an estimated 125 million are still exposed at work annually”. ACM’s

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Time running out to register your ‘Right of Way’ The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 has brought about many changes to Irish Property Law. The 2009 Act makes considerable changes to the Law relating to the acquisition of Easements by long usage. The legal term for an entitled Easement through long usage is

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Business Park, Mullingar,
Co.Westmeath, Ireland.
N91 W5NN

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High Road, Letterkenny,
Co. Donegal,
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Centre, Cork,
T12 RD43

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