The Building Control Alliance explains “Performance Standards” to Customers

The Building Control Alliance explains “Performance Standards” to Customers

Both membership organisations represented at the Building Control Alliance (BCA), Local Authority Building Control for public sector (LABC) and the Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors for the private sector (ACAI), are working together to explain the performance standards expected of all building control bodies in England & Wales. The Building Regulations provide a flexible set … Read more


Posted by bca, News, October 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

Compliance Plus Customer Opinion Research

Compliance Plus Customer Opinion Research

Two Studies from the Building Control Alliance. Why research? You asked for “evidence” that building control ‘works’, ‘adds value’ and isn’t an unnecessary cost burden on industry or tax payers Too many interest groups recycle anecdotes and opinions DCLG ‘Consultation’ and Red Tape Challenge We wanted professional independent research LABC and ACAI want to understand more about … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, bca, building control, News, March 12th, 2012 | 0 comments

LABC & ACAI Compliance Actions Survey 2012

LABC & ACAI Compliance Actions Survey 2012

Published 6th March 2012 This research project was planned and run jointly by LABC and ACAI through the Building Control Alliance. Its objective was to establish the level of compliance actions undertaken by all Building Control Bodies (BCBs) both public and private sector. This objective was set because commentators and organisations with their own commercial agendas are always … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, bca, building control, News, March 12th, 2012 | 0 comments

Welcome to the New Look Website

Welcome to the New Look Website

Welcome to the new look ACAI website. The site has developed over recent years in content and has proved effective in raising the profile of the organisation and its members.Over time websites need to be reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and the overall impact and content meets the needs of the organisation as they … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, building control, News, February 20th, 2011 | 0 comments

Awards

Awards

In order to recognise the wide range of projects dealt with by approved inspectors the ACAI has embarked on a new venture to showcase the projects to as wide an audience as possible through the new ACAI Awards scheme. The new scheme will be open to any project where an approved inspector has undertaken the … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, News, February 17th, 2011 | 0 comments

Warranty Link Rule & New Designated Warranty Provider

Warranty Link Rule & New Designated Warranty Provider

The Warranty Link Rule was introduced to ensure that adequate protection is in place for certain newly created dwellings and places limits on Approved Inspectors in dealing with certain residential schemes requiring warranty cover to be in place prior to the serving of an Initial Notice or Final Certificate. The Warranty Link Rule came into … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, building control, News, December 5th, 2010 | 1 comment

HSE & BCA sign new agreement to improve Health and Safety on construction sites

HSE & BCA sign new agreement to improve Health and Safety on construction sites

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Building Control Alliance (BCA) have signed an agreement in a bid to work more closely to improve health and safety standards in the construction industry. The agreement sets out how the HSE and building control professionals will work together to provide health and safety advice to the … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, bca, Health & Safety, News, October 6th, 2010 | 0 comments

New Building Control Alliance website launched

New Building Control Alliance website launched

14th September 2010 The Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors (ACAI) welcomes the launch of the new Building Control Alliance (BCA) website, designed to bring the building control community together. The new website www.buildingcontrolalliance.org allows members to communicate in a number of different ways. The discussion page allows Building Control Surveyors to keep up to date … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, building control, News, September 15th, 2010 | 0 comments

New Chairman for building control body

New Chairman for building control body

29th June 2010. Previously Nigel has been president of the Institute of Building Control in 1995, notably the first president from the private sector, as well as a member of BSI and CIRIA drafting committees and council member of the fire safety organisation BAFE. Nigel says: “At a time when developers and architects are faced … Read more


Posted by acai, approved inspectors, News, June 30th, 2010 | Comments Off on New Chairman for building control body
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