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PCA Weekly News - 30th November 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week:

  • #IBPC2019: What a Conference it was!
  • PCA Best Practice Awards Raises £1,855 for CRUK!
  • Building Regulations Manual Update
  • Ground Gas Protection Group Meeting
  • Structural Waterproofing Meeting
  • Beat those Winter Blues with PCA Training
  • December Board Meeting

#IBPC2019 – What a conference it was!

The feedback is in and what a conference it was! We heard from many industry experts on a range of key subjects throughout the day, culminating with Nicholas Donnithorne’s unique presentation on beetles – who knew that that 70s English rock band ELO has helped to improve our understanding of wood-boring insects, or that common furniture beetles are fans of status quo?!!

To get a full flavour of the Building Preservation Conference, read James Berry’s full review via the button below or click to check out the pictures from the day…..

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Best Practice Awards Raises £1,855 for CRUK!

A FANTASTIC £1,855 was raised for Cancer Research at the PCA Best Practice Awards last week!! A huge, huge thank you to all of our members who attended the event and donated so generously.

The official pictures from the evening are now live on the website and can be viewed via the button below. The picture booth was a big hit and these images will be uploaded soon…

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Building Regulations Manual Update

One of the key recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was to reinstate the Manual to the Building Regulations. This Manual should set out the key stages in the building control process and PCA members have been given the opportunity to form a working group to comment on the tone, structure and content of the manuall.

This first meeting, hosted by the Building Regulations, demonstrates the high regard in which the PCA and its members are held and presents a huge opportunity to provide input into high level regulation. To attend this meeting at the PCA Head Office on 10th December at 11am, please contact [email protected].

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Ground Gas Protection Group Meeting

Members are reminded that the next Ground Gas Protection Group meeting will be taking place on Monday 2nd December 2020 at the PCA Head Office in Huntingdon. If you are interested in attending, please contact Sue Uttridge on [email protected].

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Beat those Winter Blues with PCA Training

Residential Ventilation Masterclass

Are you passing on profit and revenue to others? Why not develop your understanding of dampness and ventilation in buildings and get more involved in residential ventilation issues! Maximise your chance of return on investment!

Surveyors: Structural Waterproofing

Ideal for those involved in the design, planning and installation of any structural waterproofing project below ground, our surveyor in structural waterproofing training course is also the perfect foundation study for those looking to take the Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing (CSSW) examination. The three day training course offers the latest in best practice, as well as providing updates for professionals in the industry..

Invasive Plant Identification Course **NEW**

This course has been launched to focus on the identification of common terrestrial invasive species in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to work with live samples, such as American Skunk Cabbage and Three Cornered Garlic, and extend knowledge with invasive species that are causing problems within the UK.

This course has proven extremely popular – DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO ATTEND!!

Contact the training team today on 01480 400000 or email [email protected].

December Board Meeting *MEMBERS ONLY**

The next Board meeting will take place on Wednesday 4th December. If members would like to submit a question to the Board, please send them direct to: [email protected].

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