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Our latest white paper, driven by a comprehensive survey of hundreds of construction professionals, highlights a concerning lack of consensus and clarity among industry leaders. The findings reveal that half of industry professionals remain unclear on the responsibilities of duty holders for the Gateways defined for higher-risk buildings.
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Approximately 30% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from buildings, with homes responsible for consuming, on average, 35% of all energy. Of the existing 29 million homes in the UK, 19 million have an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating lower than C, and the UK Green Building Council estimates that nearly 29 million homes need to be retrofitted before 2050.

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The Building Safety Act (BSA) came into force in England and Wales in October this year. This new legislation directly results from the findings published within the Hackitt report and represents the most significant reform in the construction industry for decades. So, what is it? And how might it impact designers and contractors for specific disciplines like mechanical and electrical services?
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