095 To Retrofit or Not to Retrofit with Professor John Edwards

The Surveyor Hub Podcast

Oct 13 2022 • 51 mins

Professor John Edwards is a practitioner, researcher and educator working in property and construction with specialisms in building pathology, energy efficiency and dealing with older and historic buildings. John is the lead author of BS7913 the BS for historic buildings and a co-author of BSI standards on retrofit. He is a Director of Edwards Hart Consultants and Professor of Practice at the University of Wales Trinity St. David.

What Is Covered:

  • What is retrofit?
  • The complexity of retrofitting
  • The problems with current standards and documents on retrofit and energy efficiency
  • How surveyors can apply knowledge on retrofits in their work
  • How to improve the process of producing standards and documents for built environment
  • How John got into property and construction and which courses he provides

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