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Aug-19 Technical Bulletin 32



  • Moisture Balancing Act
  • Unsafe Gas Installations
  • Finding and Converting Leads
  • SAP 10 – Heating Patterns
  • Septic Tanks Discharging to Surface Water


The latest Technical Bulletin for residential surveyors is now available here. Please note; to download and view the full bulletin, you will need to be logged in to Sava EDGE. If you are not already logged in, please click here to log in. If you do not yet have an account, please click here to register. This bulletin aims to bring you quality technical information that will help you in your day to day work and includes articles on the following:

Moisture Balancing Act
In this article, James Berry from the Property Care Association looks at the considerations for surveyors when it comes to moisture related issues such as condensation and mould.
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Japanese Knotweed – Where are we now?
Dr Dan Jones, Managing Director of Advanced Invasives and Honorary Researcher at Swansea University, takes stock of where we are with Japanese knotweed following the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report and considers how our approach to knotweed may change in the future.
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Unsafe Gas Installations
In this article, Andy Flook reviews Regulation 29 and Appendix 5 of the ‘Gas industry unsafe situations procedure’ and gives some examples of unsafe gas installations.
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Finding and Converting Leads
Matt Nally, founder of Survey Booker and Surveyors Near Me, has helpfully put together three simple steps that could help boost your leads and increase your conversion rates with hardly any cost involved. The article includes quick tips, tricks and knowledge and is broken down into bite-sized, digestible pieces.
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Changes to Heating Patterns in SAP 10
Dr Lisa Blake explains the changes to the heating patterns in SAP 10, which will eventually supersede SAP 2012.
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Septic Tanks Discharging to Surface Water
This article describes how septic tanks work and the general binding rules in relation to septic tanks discharging to surface water.

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