When luxury cars have wooden wheels

 

 

There’s never enough money to install a pipe system correctly with the correct materials (which might be expensive), but there’s always enough money to fix it later when the cheap materials have failed.

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Is it time to privatise?

By Vollie Brink

The SABS has played an important part in our lives for many years. The standards it produced were excellent and the services it rendered were outstanding.

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Technical panel needed for no‑nonsense guidance

By Vollie Brink

People often contact me, asking for technical advice. I have come to realise that many plumbers, architects, quantity surveyors, contractors, project managers, building control officers, plan approvers, building inspectors, engineers or even developers and facility managers may have a need for a technical panel to provide advice or interpret a regulation, deem-to-satisfy (DTS) rule or any other technical issue.

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Look before you sign on that dotted line

By: Vollie Brink.

Do those in the business who sign documents, certificates of compliance and drawings realise the implications, the consequences and the potential legal implications of doing so?

 

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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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