Business Sprinkler Alliance
Exhibition Stand: B
The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) was established in 2010 and is an alliance of fire safety professionals working to protect UK plc against fire. The BSA aims to highlight the true cost of fire and increase the number of business premises that have automatic fire sprinklers fitted. The BSA is driving a culture change so that sprinklers are understood and accepted as the norm for UK business buildings.
The BSA’s founding members are the National Fire Chiefs’ Council, the European and National Fire Sprinkler Networks, the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association, commercial insurer, FM Global, and the Fire Protection Association.
Exhibition Stand: C
Cordek specialises in providing technical solutions for a range of construction requirements. Innovative thinking, engineering expertise, and CAD/CAM capabilities enable Cordek to solve a wide variety of engineering problems. Since our formation in 1973, we have worked on major iconic projects through to domestic extensions, and we remain committed to supplying the best quality, value solutions, supported by the highest levels of personal service.
For Ground Heave Solutions, the market-leading Cellcore provides unparalleled performance. Cordek is also at the forefront of VOC and Ground Gas Protection and has developed a range of venting and membrane systems which have evolved through extensive research and development. Cordek’s Structural Fill Solutions and Filcor EPS provide cost efficient solutions to everyday construction challenges. Permanent formwork systems help save time and money on site over traditional shuttering techniques and Cordek’s unique selection of piling accessories complements the range.
From everyday engineering solutions to complex formwork issues, our development team works closely with specifiers, engineers, architects and contractors, using cutting-edge manufacturing techniques to put these solutions into practice.
Visit www.cordek.com or call us on 01403 799600 for more information.
CABE Insurance Services
Exhibition Stand: D
McParland Finn Ltd is more than just an insurance broker – we do things differently.
CABE Insurance Services has been created to provide CABE members with a suite of insurance products, including Professional Indemnity Insurance, as an exclusive membership benefit.
Working in partnership with the CABE, we have launched a bespoke, competitively priced Professional Indemnity policy that has been specially designed to cover all aspects of professional work undertaken by its members.
As the preferred insurance service providers to the Chartered Association of Building Engineers – we specialise in the analysis, management and insurance of risk for professional practices.
As specialists who concentrate on our chosen niche areas of operation, we have the pedigree and professional expertise necessary to provide our clients with outstanding quality and practicality of advice and service to guide you through the minefield of risk management and insurance solutions.
Preferred provider of insurance services:
- Chartered Association of Building Engineers
- Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
- Landscape Institute
- Chartered Instituted Ecology & Environmental Management
- Chartered Society of Designers
- Institute of Historic Building Conservation
For more information, please visit our stand at the conference to talk through your requirements or contact any member of our team on 0161 237 3199. E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.cabe-insurance.co.uk. Twitter @cabeinsurance
Exhibition Stand: 15
Dinner Wine, Drinks Reception and Passport Draw Sponsor
Kingspan Facades is a service-led business, providing specifiers with a comprehensive portfolio of advanced building envelope systems suitable for a multitude of applications and architectural styles. This aesthetic offering is supported with four robust substructure solutions that encompass the traditional mineral fibre K-Roc range to advanced insulation products such as Kingspan’s innovative QuadCore Karrier System and proven Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board solution. A single source approach from the Steel Framing System, insulation, right through to the external facade – one point of contact for customers for the full through-wall system solution.
Kingspan Facades specialises in the specification, design, supply and inspection of quality through-wall facade systems, introducing a new standard of facade traceability.
London Building Control
Exhibition Stand: E
Conference Sponsor and Menu Cards Sponsor
Since 2006, London Building Control have been a Licenced Approved Inspector working to Industry Codes and Building Control Performance Standards to ensure our Building Control process provides added value - reducing unnecessary bureaucracy, delays and costs for our clients and the Industry.
The expertise of our professional team spans all sectors of construction from domestic work through to complex multi-million-pound developments UK wide.
Our clients are important to us, so we take the time to listen to their needs and concerns to ensure we use our experience and expertise effectively to make sure their needs are met. LBC’s surveying team provide advice on all areas of compliance within Building Regulations. We provide pre-application advice and assistance to design teams throughout the process to ensure building regulation compliance and mandatory certificates can be issued.
Over many years LBC has built strong working relationships with building design professionals who offer innovative and practical design solution in areas such as fire engineering, energy and acoustic assessors.
With offices in London, Manchester, Chichester, Welwyn Garden City and Exeter and a staff team of over 70, we provide an efficient and helpful service to our clients.
If you would like to find out more about the services we provide please contact us: www.londonbuildingcontrol.co.uk 0845 630 2112
MLM Group Ltd
Benevolent Fund Draw Sponsor
MLM Building Control is happy to continue their support of the CABE Benevolent Fund at this year's conference.
As one of the largest Approved Inspectors in the UK, MLM Building Control makes a significant difference to spatial planning through creative advice on building regulations, compliance requirements and performance of the development. Our flexible approach is both proactive and commercially aware. We offer expert advice on all associated acts, legislation and other regulatory, advisory and good practice guidelines affecting developments. Working across all sectors our building control applies a creative, problem-solving approach, working alongside either traditional design route or with design and build teams.
MLM Building Control is part of the MLM Group, one of the UK’s largest privately owned engineering, environmental and building control consultancies operating throughout the UK and internationally.
MLM - Shaping a better built and natural environment for people to live, work, learn and play.
University College of Estate Management (UCEM)
University College of Estate Management is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment; with nearly 100 years' experience in providing the highest quality learning opportunities for the sector. At any one time, it has over 3,500 students from approximately 100 countries benefiting from its degrees, offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels, taught by tutors with extensive industry experience.
Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors (ACAI)
Exhibition Stand: 3
The Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors (ACAI) was formed in 1996 to increase awareness and understanding of private sector building control as a commercial and professional alternative to local authority inspectors.
• Today it has over 40 members
• The ACAI is regarded as the voice of private sector building control.
• ACAI members are often called upon to contribute to research conducted by The Department for Communities & Local Government and other Government bodies and are active in the lobby for better regulation.
• The ACAI works closely with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Local Authority Building Control (LABC) in the Building Control Alliance (BCA), which gives one industry voice.
The ACAI’s vision for Building Control is to provide a service:
• That delivers safe, healthy, accessible and sustainable buildings for current and future generations.
• That works with the construction industry to ensure compliance.
• Based upon the principles of risk assessment and independent third-party checking.
• A service which is accountable to a single regulatory and licensing body which has the power to investigate complaints and, if necessary, to discipline or withdraw licenses to operate.
• That is delivered by licensed Building Control Bodies (BCB’s) all subject to the same requirements in terms of competence, conduct, training and CPD, insurance and performance monitoring.
• Where standards are rigorously monitored, the results published and new standards developed to ensure the highest standards of consumer protection.
For more information, visit www.approvedinspectors.org.uk
Exhibition Stand: 1
Bilco UK Ltd are leading manufacturers and suppliers of Roof Access Hatches, CE marked Natural Smoke Ventilators, Floor Doors, Fixed Vertical and Retractable Ladders. With a quarter of a century experience in supplying the UK construction industry, Bilco has an established reputation with specifiers and contractors for delivering high-quality products backed up by exceptional service. Our technical estimator is available to give advice on the most appropriate product for any given situation and can also advise on any legal requirements (for example, the new legislation surrounding natural smoke vents covered by the latest Construction Products Regulation).
Bilco products have been used in numerous high-profile projects, including the Shard, British Museum, The Houses of Parliament, The Scottish Riverside Museum, and many hospitals, schools, universities and commercial buildings. In fact, for any project that requires safe roof access or smoke ventilation, you will find that there is a Bilco product that suits the task.
Exhibition Stand: 2
Coopers Fire Limited is a British company manufacturing fire and smoke curtain barrier systems in the United Kingdom for installation worldwide.
Coopers invented and patented the Gravity Fail Safe (GFS) Smoke and Fire Curtain, which has become the benchmark for most smoke and fire curtain systems sold around the world today. Due to the high performance and reliability of Coopers products, they have been specified and installed in some of the world’s landmark buildings like Buckingham Palace and Sydney Opera House.
We offer a range of free Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars. Approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the seminars aim to educate the fire protection industry and wider building industry about the application of fire and smoke curtains in buildings.
Coopers is dedicated to advancing fire and smoke barrier curtain technology and improving ways to safeguard life and property. This commitment to developing innovative products that are robustly tested and independently certified has meant that Coopers has become the benchmark used by Regulators, Architects, Engineers and other Fire Professionals worldwide.
At Coopers, we’re proud of the fact that every fire and smoke curtain, and their key components, are manufactured within the Cooper Group of Companies to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 at our manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom.
Delta Membrane Systems Limited
Exhibition Stand: 13
Delta Membrane Systems Limited provides a full range of waterproofing and damp proofing solutions for architects, specifiers, surveyors, developers, contractors and homeowners on new, retrofit and refurbishment construction and in flood resilience. We also supply ground gas protection membranes protecting structures from harmful ground gases such as radon, carbon dioxide, methane and hydrocarbons.
With over 125 years of manufacturing experience, Delta is an impeccable partner on every project. Our skills have been mastered through experience in the waterproofing industry and Delta’s Technical Team will help from concept to completion. Our hands-on approach and knowledge are what sets us apart.
Installing a Delta Membrane System offers complete protection to structures from ground water ingress and contaminates. Our products comply with British Standard 8102:2009, 8485:2015+A1:2019 and 85500:2015 and are BBA certified.
Our projects include commercial and residential developments, new-build and refurbishment, civil infrastructure projects and domestic basements.
Delta Membrane Systems Limited is committed to offering training and education programmes that develop skills and knowledge within the sector, and continually promote standards within the industry.
Our focus is to provide training courses which deliver long-term value to all who attend. We also offer Customised Training Solutions for all levels of organisations.
Proudly supporting the Women of Waterproofing Networking Group to inspire, retain and attract females into the Waterproofing sector.
Exhibition Stand: 7
Elmhurst Energy is the UK’s largest independent provider of energy assessment training, software and accreditation. Established in 1993 and operating across the UK, we’re recognised for driving standards across the industry.
We have trained and accredited thousands of individuals to undertake new build (SAP) and commercial (SBEM) energy assessments. The energy calculations undertaken by our members help to ensure compliance with Part L (England and Wales) and Section 6 (Scotland) of the Building Regulations/Standards.
All of our accredited members have access to the latest software and professional technical support to help them to deliver energy calculations to their clients.
Envirograf (Intumescent Systems Ltd)
Exhibition Stand: 5
ENVIROGRAF® manufactures a wide range of fire protection products based around intumescent materials and fire barriers, and collectively known as passive fire protection. ENVIROGRAF® products protect structural openings where services pass through building elements such as fire-rated ceilings, floors, and walls, to maintain their integrity. These intumescent systems of passive fire protection are installed and remain passive until they are required to do their fire prevention job.
Fire stopping products can be physical barriers such as fire barrier curtains or intumescent products that react when heat is applied in a fire. These passive fire protection and fire prevention products do not require human intervention in order to perform their valuable duty. Another type of passive fire protection and fire prevention is the flame retardant product which, as its name suggests, retards the spread of flames across a surface.
Throughout the extensive range of passive fire protection and fire prevention products manufactured under the ENVIROGRAF® brand name, you will find a solution to your fire protection problem. ENVIROGRAF® works closely with you to determine the correct fire protection and fire prevention product for your requirements.
For more information, visit www.envirograf.com or call 01304 842555
Institute of Party Wall Surveyors (IPWS)
Exhibition Stand: 16
The Institute of Party Wall Surveyors (IPWS) was established to address the existing void in knowledge and understanding of Party wall matters and legislation. Its purpose is to provide a platform and structure upon which those professionals operating, or wishing to enter this specialist field of expertise are able to develop cohesively as a professional body in their own right.
The objectives of the IPWS are to ensure clarity and understanding when promoting, educating and training our members, given that the party wall community comprises of an eclectic mix of professionals from various professional backgrounds. The stability that the IPWS will bring to its members will enable them to enhance their already considerable knowledge and develop together as a body, through relationships being forged with other professional bodies
For more information, visit www.ipws.co.uk.
Local Authority Building Control (LABC)
Exhibition Stand: 9
Local Authority Building Control (LABC) represents all local authority building control teams in England and Wales. Our members work co-operatively with building owners, homeowners, architects, plan drawers, developers, building contractors and other professionals to ensure buildings are safe, healthy and efficient, meeting the standards set by the building regulations.
We work for local authorities but maintain our independence, so our advice is always impartial.
Our network includes 3,500 professional building control surveyors, fire experts and technical support staff. We offer fast local support and expertise to any customer, anywhere. We regularly work with planners, conservation officers, access officers, fire services, highways and other agencies. We believe that comprehensive plan checks, approvals and rigorous site inspection programmes deliver better buildings and want to ensure these are delivered properly. This is why we offer competitive fees and maintain a not-for-profit status.
LABC works with manufacturers, trade bodies, professional institutions and other recognised bodies to ensure that standards are well-defined and easy to apply. We provide training and advice; including free guidance, CPD and training events to help educate and improve the work of our members and customers. We also provide impartial help and advice direct to home owners.
Natural Cement Distribution Ltd
Exhibition Stand: 4
Natural Cement Distribution manufacture a range of mortars, grouts, Gunite and concrete repair products based on a natural binder which has been in use successfully for over 200 years. Our unique materials are used in the Construction, Rail, Civil Engineering, Water and Utilities industries throughout the UK & Worldwide.
There are no chemical additives involved in the manufacturing of Natural Cement based products which makes them some of the most environmentally friendly cementitious products available.
The products are low carbon, chemically resistant, waterproof and have proven to be great time savers due to their rapid strength gain and curing times. They are especially useful in wet and cold environments with a number of products Reg 31 approved for potable water applications with only 30 minutes curing after set.
Natural Cement based products have no shelf life, can be used down to and below 0°c, they require no grit blasting, steel primers or bonding & curing agents, making them some of the most cost effective materials on the market.
Exhibition Stand: 12
Quadrant Building Control is one of the country’s leading private approved inspectors (est. 2007), with nine offices across the UK and more scheduled to open over the next 12 months. We are a forward-thinking and ambitious organisation that prides itself on providing a first-class service to both commercial and residential clients.
To date, we have worked on over 25,000 Building Regulation Applications and throughout this process we have remained committed to our four principles of Integrity, Technical Excellence, Service and People. Alongside this, our mission has remained the same: client satisfaction and the best possible built environment. Working with architects, homeowners, developers and building contractors, we adopt a common-sense, practical approach and offer impartial advice on building regulation compliance and approval. We also provide CPD seminars to third parties.
We are extremely proud of our record as an employer. We employ technically proficient staff who are committed to their roles, and reward them with highly competitive, above industry-average salaries and benefits packages. Equally important, we work with our employees to ensure that we create an environment that is friendly, supportive and flexible. We want our staff to enjoy their work and being at work; perhaps that is why during the past 3 years we have not lost a single technical member of staff to a competitor.
For more information about the exciting employment opportunities we have for technical and support staff, regional managers and those ready to take their career to the next level by heading up a new office, please contact Linda Roberts at email@example.com, 07497 087 749 or visit us on Stand 12.
For more information about any of our services contact: 0345 557 2777 or visit www.quadrantai.co.uk
Residential Property Surveyors Association (RPSA)
Exhibition Stand: 14
The Residential Property Surveyors Association (RPSA) is a not-for-profit professional body representing the interests of specialist residential surveyors. Members of RPSA pride themselves on delivering high-quality survey products in plain English and offering excellent client service.
RPSA operates a panel for its members through which survey instructions are directed across England and Wales, and the Panel is expanding both in terms of volume and product range. The two new products added to the product range in 2018 are Building Surveys and Buy to Let surveys, the latter of which is unique in the market place. In 2019, these products will be supplemented by a new Snagging survey for new and recently built properties.
RPSA holds CPD events for its members, including an Annual Conference and dinner, and provides a range of support services for those newly entering the profession. The Association has an active members’ forum for discussing technical issues and also publishes ‘The Residential Surveyor’, a specialist journal for residential surveyors. The Association is recognised as an important stakeholder in the home buying and selling process by a wide range of stakeholders, and is passionate about consumers procuring a survey in the home buying process.
Exhibition Stand: 8
The Siderise Group is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of fire, acoustic and thermal insulation products, and has been for over 40 years.
The Group has two factories based in Maesteg, Wales and Hadleigh, Suffolk, and operates across 11 global sectors. The product ranges (historically known as Lamatherm, Lamaphon, and Lamapro, now rebranded as SIDERISE) have become trusted throughout the façades, construction, marine, automotive and other OEM industries.
The Group is committed to the use of innovative materials and the development of designs, products and technologies for a more sustainable future. In 1991, the Siderise Group developed a unique method of mineral wool manufacture, the patented HSL processes. This process gives firestopping and other products a robustness and simplicity of design that meets all functional performance requirements, and facilitates superior product installation. This unique design has positioned the Group’s firestopping solution as the UK’s No.1 for the curtain walling industry for over 25 years.
SIDERISE products have been used on a number of high-profile projects across the globe. From meeting the rigorous standards at the Athletes’ Villages for both the 2000 and 2012 Olympics in Sydney and London, to the prestigious Canary Wharf Development, as well as hospitals, government and pharmaceutical buildings, the company’s fire protection and acoustic solutions are simple in concept, simple to use and simple to install.
The Group’s sale and distribution activities are prevalent in Ireland, across Europe, the Middle East, India, South East Asia and Australia.
Exhibition Stand: 6
Viltra Wastewater Technology is a leader in the provision of advanced wastewater treatment solutions to domestic, commercial, industrial and municipal markets. Our comprehensive approach from initial consultation and system design through to installation and maintenance ensures our customers the best solution to their wastewater needs.
At Viltra we pride ourselves in delivering a dedicated service and aftersales care to ensure once a tank is installed in the ground, our relationship with our customer is not left there - it continues. Our aim is to safeguard you and the environment by ensuring your wastewater treatment system is continually performing to the highest standard.
We offer a wide range of sewage treatment systems and pumping stations for markets including; Domestic, Commercial, Industrial and Municipal. Our wastewater treatment systems are CE Certified to standard EN 12566-3 and achieve removal efficiencies of up to 99%, the systems have undergone rigorous testing to achieve such stringent effluent quality results.
We provide an all-encompassing service that covers every stage in the wastewater treatment process. It is driven by rigorous systems and controls, designed to ensure compliance with the highest standards of quality, health and safety, and complete compliance with Environment regulatory requirements.
• Consultancy & Design
• Supply & Installation
• Servicing and Maintenance