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James Rossall, Director at Aldrock
The Pain of SBEM/BRUKL Calculations…

SBEM Calculations. A real pain for Architects, M&E Engineers and Project Managers! If you are reading this, then you know exactly what I mean! You can create a stunning building […]

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Thinking of building your dream home? Look no further!

If you’ve been dreaming of designing and building your own home, but have no idea where to start, then look no further. Aldrock are here to help you realise the […]

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Adrian Farnell, Energy Consultant
Meet Adrian Farnell: Our Newest Energy Consultant

Our latest addition, Adrian Farnell, has seamlessly integrated into his new role of Energy Consultant. Within this highly-skilled role, Adrian is primarily responsible for the production of Energy Performance Certificates […]

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Paul Cunliffe, Senior Architectural Technologist
Meet Paul Cunliffe: Our Newest Senior Architectural Technologist

Our exciting new move into a larger office space has meant that we’re now able to expand our talented team. With this in mind, we’re delighted to reveal one of […]

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We’ve moved!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve moved to brand new premises! Although we’ve stayed in Blackburn, we’ve long outgrown our old office and are delighted to have access to much […]

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We’re facilitating research for the Building Research Establishment!

In the midst of what’s been a fantastic year so far for us here at Aldrock, we’re delighted to finally let you in on our latest, pioneering project! We’re currently […]

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What will the Code for Sustainable Homes withdrawal mean for Part L of the Building Regulations?

In March 2014, plans were revealed to scrap the Code for Sustainable Homes, a government drive to promote sustainable house building. Instead, the Code principles are to be consolidated into […]

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What do the new CDM regulations mean for businesses?

 The new Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations mean that businesses that are contracting for construction work in the UK could risk fines or imprisonment if they do not comply […]

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How will SBEM and Part L regulations affect non-domestic new builds?

With non-domestic buildings in the UK contributing to around 18% of all UK carbon emissions, it’s unsurprising that government regulations for commercial buildings are geared towards promoting sustainability. These days, […]

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What is the ‘Right to Build’ scheme and what will it mean for self builders?

The number of people building their own homes declined considerably post economic crisis. The 17,000 self-built properties finished in 2006 dropped significantly to just 10,000 in 2014. However, in the […]

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