Who bares the risk?
I was in a meeting a few days ago explaining to a client the advantages of using managed sub-contractors over a main contractor and the subject of risk was raised. It was put to me that if, by using sub-contractors, there is no formal contract in place such as a JCT that would be signed between a client and the Building Contractor, who bears the risk if something goes wrong. The answer is - in ALL cases, the buck stops with the client if something goes wrong. I was at the mee
Is Triple Glazing the answer?
Bit by bit, we are being encouraged to switch from double to triple glazing. You may not have noticed yet but the pressure is on to improve the energy performance of windows and we are now reaching the stage where mere double glazing will no longer be enough. The rough and ready method of comparing the energy performance of windows is to use the Uvalue measurement, just as we do with walls, floors and roofs. Traditional windows, with a single pane of glass in them, have a U-v