PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes) is the world’s largest forest certification ,programme. Two thirds of the world’s certified forests (over 230 million hectares) are managed by PEFC-endorsed certification systems, delivering millions of tonnes of legal and sustainable timber onto the global market
It is the law in England and Wales that ALL roof refurbishment work involving more than 50% of the roof (where a thermal element is involved) must be registered either with Local Authority Building Control (LABC) or by self-certification via a Competent Person Scheme such as CompetentRoofer which the only Government-approved scheme dedicated to roofing work. The Building Regulations apply
The National Federation of Roofing Contractors Limited (NFRC) is the UK’s largest roofing trade association; comprised of seven regions, 1000 trade contractors and over 160 Associate Members (manufacturers and service providers) representing over 70% of the roofing industry by value. With a history spanning over 120 years, NFRC has established itself as the voice of the roofing industry, consta
The Institution of Structural Engineers is an internationally recognised sourceof expertise, promoting professional standards and excellence within the industry. Whether you are a structural engineer looking for technical adviceor simply wanting to hire an engineer through our ‘Find an Engineer’ service, please visit our website.
The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is the trade association for the UK mastic asphalt industry. The organisation represents the UK’s top contractors, as well as leading manufacturers and associated suppliers of equipment and services. Mastic Asphalt, laid by MAC members, is used extensively for waterproofing roofs, structural decks, paved areas and much more.
The Tile Association represents the whole of the UK tile industry under one organisation. It has over a thousand members and aims to set high standards of practice across the industry. Each company, contractor and tiling fixer that wishes to join is carefully checked for financial, technical and service standards so that you can be confident that the people taking on the job are skilled profession
A leading housing association, with over 4,000 properties in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Thrive homes provides high quality homes and excellent services enabling the development of communities where people will enjoy living.
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You’ve worked hard to secure your plot, agree your designs, sort out the finances and now is the time to extend that project manager’s role even further. You need to start the actual building or refurbishment work. It is all too easy to overlook some of the smaller elements of any build, but whether it’s a bespoke handmade kitchen or bathroom, neither w
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) is at the centre of the UK’s timber industry. All members of the TTF have had to satisfy strict criteria before joining. Only those applicants that meet the TTF’s high standards are approved for membership. Once a company is approved, they have to observe the obligations contained in the TTF Code of Conduct. The products offered by our members cover the enti
The NICF (National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers) was formed to promote excellence in the installation of floorcoverings in the domestic market. It can be difficult when choosing a qualified tradesman to carry out work but the simple answer to guarantee a good standard of fitting is to use a member of the NICF.
The CFA (Contract Flooring Association) has always stood for quality in materials and installations and a quality approach to business. When choosing a company to install a floor, specifiers need to know that they can rely on the sub-contractor to meet the required specification and not cause them problems. A CFA branded contractor delivers this promise, and in the unlikely event of a problem, the
NICEIC is the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. It has been assessing the electrical competence of electricians for over Sixty years and currently maintains a roll of over 26,000 registered contractors. Choosing an NICEIC registered electrician is a householder’s best way to ensure a safe job. Electricians registered with NICEIC are assessed on a r