Deem-to-satisfy rules and rational design

Vollie Brink

By Vollie Brink

What is the difference between deem-to-satisfy rules and rational design? And why is it important for you to know the difference?

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The SABS and the water services engineer

The SABS, the building water services engineer, and the National Building Regulations are all inextricably linked – none can function if the others do not.

By Vollie Brink

The SABS, the building water services engineer, and the National Building Regulations are all inextricably linked – none can function if the others do not.

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Understanding the way your colleagues think is a big part of successfully working alongside them

By: Vollie Brink

Understanding the way your colleagues think is a big part of successfully working alongside them

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Adapt or die

By: Vollie Brink

Change is a natural phenomenon and change is inevitable, it will happen and we as humans must accept it and adapt to it

If we resist change then somewhere along the line, we will fall out and become extinct. This is why rules have to change to keep up with change. What was relevant 20, 30, 40, 50 years ago is perhaps not relevant anymore today.

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The importance of floor drains

By: Vollie Brink

Floor drain design and placement is very important because floor drains provide a barrier between the people using the facilities and harmful germs and pathogens

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The importance of ventilation in sewage systems

By: Vollie Brink

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Without ventilation, a sewage system cannot function properly and can even be the cause of serious health risks

One of the most important parts of making a drainage system in a building work, is the ventilation system. Without ventilation, the system cannot function properly and can even be the cause of serious health risks in a building.

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