PCA Weekly News – 18th June 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA’s Test Wall – Part III Flood & Coast Conference Registration Deadline – 22nd June Secure your place at the Conference Next LIVE CPD Webinar! BS 8102 Summary Document Ground Gas Technician Training The PCA is recruiting! Men’s Health Week PCA’s Test Wall Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 11th June 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Wall Tie Detectors – the comparison test POST highlights economic cost of invasive species Social Housing Regulation Bill Next LIVE CPD Webinar! Apprenticeships: on-site learning! BS 8102 Summary Document Invasive Species Week Round-up BS 8102 Summary Document The PCA is recruiting! Training Workshop Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 28th May 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: The impact of the Housing Ombudsman Report Test Wall Video – Part II in the series… NEW Online Technician Training – Ground Gas Protection Updating the Technical Document Library Next LIVE CPD Webinar! Building Regulations Webinar Missed the webinar? View the recording… The Read the full article…

The impact of the Housing Ombudsman Report

At the recent Residential Ventilation Group (RVG) meeting, much was discussed about the current situation facing social housing providers off the back of The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, recent media attention and the Housing Ombudsman Report from October 2021. Chair of the RVG and PCA member Andrew Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 21st May 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: The impact of RICS changes to knotweed categories Invasive Species Week – a review The PCA is recruiting! Next live CPD Webinar Let’s Meet our Speakers! Product Review – VA2 Wall Tie Locator Just when you thought you’d seen it all… Sign up Read the full article…

Will the VA2 Wall Tie Locator reign supreme?

Many of you are probably aware that the staple metal detectors of the remedial wall tie market – White’s Wall Tie Detector or the Imp Wall Tie Locators – have reigned supreme. Both of these however have now been discontinued, leaving a massive hole in the market with virtually no Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 14th May 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Non Native Invasive Weeds – the ‘not so good’, the ‘really bad’ & the ‘ugly ones too’! Programme of events for Invasive Species Week Hodgson View: The Retrofit Express Next live CPD Webinar Buildings Regulations Webinar Wood Identification Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 7th May 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: New ‘Test Wall’ video BS 8102 at the conference Next LIVE CPD webinar BS 8102 Update course Mental Health Awareness Week Alternative Repair Strategies for Traditional Buildings Pocket book that ‘packs a punch’! New ‘Test Wall’ video We introduced you to our new Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 30th April 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: New herbicide Regulations – A game changer? BS 8102:2022 Update course launched! Next LIVE webinar Missed the webinar? View the recording… Defects in Cavity Construction Welcome to our New Member NNSS website updates New herbicide Regulations – A game changer? Those in the Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 23rd April 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: Property Flood protection Works – so why don’t we buy it? Tips for Social Media ‘Test Wall’ – Phase 1 underway… Next LIVE webinar Safe use of Biocides for Professional Users Stress Awareness Month – Show your Support Hodgson View: Property Read the full article…

Tips for Social Media

Not everyone enjoys social media, many perceive it as a necessary evil. Whilst still relatively new there can be little dispute that it has fundamentally changed the world we live in. We might not all “get it”, but it is now pretty much embedded in the fabric of everyday life. Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 16th April 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: Skills Shortage… Is ‘The Ferret Stick’ the future? Japanese knotweed online training – next dates Next LIVE webinar BSI’s Blog: BS8102 Welcome to our new member Senior Advisor Position – The Environment Agency Hodgson View: Skills Shortage… We have shared many Read the full article…