PCA Weekly News – 4th December 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) meeting 2022 Conferences – Tickets are out now! 2022 Best Practice Awards – Enter now! Improvements to the Practical Training Centre Webinar programme for 2022… Missed our last webinar for 2021? View the recording! First online Retrofit Insulation Read the full article…

Delivering decent homes for the future

On Monday afternoon we attended an online event chaired by Lord Best. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) consists of MPs and members of the House of Lords, and offers an opportunity for policy makers to exchange views and thoughts with those who have their hands on the levers of Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 27th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: As Maintenance Week comes to a close… Conferences and Awards are back! Our last webinar for 2021! Waterproofing Awareness The importance of ventilation As Maintenance Week comes to a close… For those who may not have seen our social media posts this week, Read the full article…

Check your home for structural issues this winter

Maintenance Week is a timely reminder for householders to protect their homes and ensure that minor repairs are completed before winter sets in. In this blog, we outline common issues, techniques, and structural repair tips to help you maintain your home this winter. Read our tips below! Cavity wall tie Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 20th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The cost of poor housing… Our ‘Top Tips’ are in The Sun! Get involved this Maintenance Week! 2022 Training & Development Prospectus The value of CITB hits the headlines! Join our December webinar CABI’s latest report on biological control Wood Identification HSE Working Read the full article…

The cost of poor housing in England….

A recent report by BRE (The Building Research Establishment) found that poor housing in England cost the NHS £1.4 Billion per year. This report and particularly this statistic was not missed by the mainstream media. It was featured as the main story on the ITV news last Wednesday. It suggests Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 13th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: National Maintenance Week PCA Team expands PCA attends RPSA conference Join our December webinar Is rising damp a myth? COP26 – New Global Biodiversity Standard Residential Ventilation Masterclass/li> TrustMark Survey – Have your say! National Maintenance Week Many of our PCA members will Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 6th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Amazing Basements Join our December webinar PCA Awards – coverage continues PCA attends RPSA Conference next week Ground-Gas Protection: Installation & Verification HSE Spot Checks Continue Amazing Basements In the last decade almost 5,000 basements were granted planning permission and are seen as normal as a Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 30th October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Just how will COP26 affect us all? Apprenticeship news… Missed the webinar? View the recording! Join our December webinar & The Sprayer of the Year goes to… Architect Fined Welcome to our new member Just how will COP26 affect us all? With the Read the full article…

How will COP26 affect us all?

COP26 is in Glasgow this week. If you hail from that part of the world you will have mixed emotions about the marvellous opportunity for the whole of Scotland to be the show-case location for this event, but also the terrible traffic congestion you’ll be experiencing! Should our sectors be Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 23rd October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Building Moisture Index (BMI) System Update PCA Board Meeting: Election of Officers Join us for our next webinar BS 8102 Consultation closes on 23rd October! Construction & Mental Health Free Training for Manchester-based members Surveyor Training in Scotland COP26: Disruption in and around Read the full article…

Our BMI Technology has been updated!

It has been a year since we launched our Building Moisture Index (BMI) technology and following many sets of our BMI Diagnostic Packages with monitoring kits being sent out to some Housing Associations, we can share with both PCA members and the wider public that we have recently updated the Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 16th October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA Awards – Meet the Winners! Covid-19: Yesterday’s problem or today’s challenge? Update on our Building Moisture Index (BMI) System BS 8102 Consultation closes on 23rd October! Join us for our next webinar Talentview – Construction COP 15 – Why we should be Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 9th October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The proposed revision of BS 8102 PCA Awards 2021 Join us for our next webinar Sprayed Foam Insulation – New webpage Amenity Forum meeting Contracting & Client Relationship Training HSE’s Stress Indicator Tool The proposed revision of BS 8102 Many of you will Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 2nd October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Give construction a break… Calling all CSJK surveyors… Join us for our next webinar Commons Select Committee – Final piece of the jigsaw Missed the webinar? View the recording… Basement Water Management Training Protect your staff from stress at work Welcome to our Read the full article…