PCA Weekly News – 25th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The Autumn Equinox and Japanese knotweed Retrofit Internal Wall Insulation 1 week to go until our next webinar! A Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain Training Ahead of the Condensation Season Work Right Campaign The Autumn Equinox and Japanese knotweed For many of Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 18th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Invasive plants: The Jekyll and Hyde conundrum NHIC Annual Parliamentary Meeting 2 weeks to go until our next webinar! ITV’s report into Britain’s failing housing system… Reminder: BS8102 open for comment Online Training – Spaces in October! Ground Gas: Design & Detail HSE’s Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 11th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Is it time for waterproofing & flooding to work together? 3 weeks to go until our next webinar! TBIC Meeting Update Contaminated land in Oldham CITB Consensus Results Defects in Cavity Construction HSE’s New Online Tool Is it time for waterproofing & flooding Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 4th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: The new version of BS5250 2022 Training & Examination Dates are Released! Our housing stock must stand the test of time Article on PIV sent for Peer Review to International Journal Join us for our next webinar! Apprenticeship Programme secured until Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 28th August 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Post-lockdown timber shortage… Methodology given the Green Light! BS 8102 out for public consultation Missed the Webinar? View the recording! Who knew Dry Rot was ‘art’! Ransomware attacks in the construction sector UKCMB Online Training New Member to the Association Is Recycled Timber Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 21st August 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The challenges and risks with Japanese knotweed disputes Recruitment, staff retention and “poaching”!/li> Webinar: Improving Air Quality in Existing Dwellings New Japanese Knotweed research published The first of our BMI Diagnostic Packages have left the building! Covid, Fire Doors and Ventilation Customer Service Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 14th August 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Flooding: Realistic Approaches to Basement Design Work Commences on Update of BS 85500 Webinar: Improving Air Quality in Existing Dwellings Update on RICS Guidance Note on Japanese Knotweed BS 40102: A New British Standard Changes to Personal Protective Equipment Regulations Technician Training: Structural Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 31st July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Training Hits NEW International Borders Maple R&D Website Now Launched Giant Hogweed Hits the Headlines AGAIN! Improving Air Quality in Existing Dwellings Amenity Forum Conference New Dates Released – Timber & Dampness Training Good Ventilation to Reduce Covid Risk Last Chance to Book Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 24th July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA 2021 AGM & Board Meeting Can you Force YOUR Team to get Vaccinated? IWCG Open meeting – View on the RICS Doc NEW TBIC Waterproofing & Ground Gas Guide An Interesting Find – 1952 Woodworm Report Missed the Latest Webinar – Watch Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 17th July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Key considerations for successful basement conversions 2021 Conferences and Awards Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021 Roadmap Waterproofing Apprenticeship: 1 space left on Cohort 4 Join us NEXT WEEK for our next Webinar Understanding Traditional Building Construction Welcome to our New Members Key considerations for Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 10th July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Moisture in Buildings Conference Review Government Publishes the Building Safety Bill BS 85500: Flood Resistant & Resilient Construction LABC Warranty updates Technical Manual GB Non-Native Species Secretariat Review Next Webinar: Building Regs for Basement Conversions Defects in Cavity Construction HSE Update – Covid Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 26th June 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: RICS launch Public Consultation Document Damp scams raise their ugly head again Urging householders to be vigilant to woodworm Next Webinar: Building Regs for Basement Conversions Missed the Webinar? View the Recording! Ground Gas Protection: Installation & Verification GPI/Kinnell Group sold RICS launch Read the full article…

Weekly News – 19th June 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Waterproofing Treatments and Cavity Wall Insulation Network Rail wrongly claiming PCA approval CITB Levy Rates Consensus EU Glyphosate Review Next Webinar: Wood destroying fungi PR Programme Update Contracting & Client Relationship Workshop Support for Members Waterproofing Treatments and Cavity Wall Insulation A report Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 12th June 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Ventilation – has the penny dropped yet? Hodgson View: Spray Foam Insulation may save energy, but at what cost? Flood Protection for Properties Apprenticeship Success Next Webinar: Wood destroying fungi Technician Training – Structural Waterproofing Ventilation – has the penny dropped yet Following Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 5th June 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The need to uphold the standards of membership Presenting new insights Technical Document Library Updates Building materials in short supply PR coverage across Invasive Species Week Level 4 NVQ: Verification of Ground Gas Protection Systems New Online Structural Waterproofing course! Next Webinar: Wood Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 29th May 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: NEW online Surveyors in Structural Waterproofing course! Kickstarting Invasive Species Week NEW CPD learning videos Missed the Webinar? View the recording! Success with abstract for international conference Who designs Ground Gas Protection Systems? Next Webinar: Wood destroying fungi Invasive Plant ID Course NEW Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 22nd May 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Could the joint methodology be gaining traction again? Investing in your Association’s future Next week is Invasive Species Week NHBC Conversion Standards review Next Webinar during Invasive Species Week Alternative Repair Strategies for Traditional Buildings Guidance & support for returning to the workplace Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 15th May 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Why the PCA supports Mental Health Awareness Week! The unsung heroes in the waterproofing world Launch of ‘Info Hub’ for Invasive Species Week Mental Health Awareness Training & Support Next Webinar during Invasive Species Week Japanese knotweed Cell Burial workshop Recovery Loan Scheme Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 8th May 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: It’s more than just the ‘big three’! PCA’s Plan for Invasive Species Week! Speedy Meter Video – Access for PCA Members Next Webinar during Invasive Species Week Mental Health Awareness Week: 10th-16th May Contracting & Client Relationship Workshop Work-related Stress Welcome to our Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 1st May 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: We must get serious about building regulations Next Webinar during Invasive Species Week Japanese knotweed – Hot Topic this week! Missed the webinar? View the recording… Structural Waterproofing Update Course Is this article for real? Stress Talking Toolkit for Construction Sector We must Read the full article…