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What is the role of the builder?

Builders are responsible for physically constructing the building. They often manage the entire construction process from excavation to completion. This includes ordering materials and liaising with other contractors such as plumbers, electricians and bricklayers to do specialist work at appropriate times. 69 more words

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What services do land surveyors provide?

Land surveyors map the topography of a site. They check the accuracy of lot boundaries and locate the correct position of the proposed building within the lot. 61 more words

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Who Has the "Authority" to Review Books?

Kathleen Hale’s recent Guardian article has generated a lot of commentary, most of it judgments of whether or not Hale was right to take the actions she chronicles.  800 more words

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Building surveyors and building inspectors

Building surveyors and building inspectors are responsible for ensuring that a structure complies with building regulations and standards. Building inspectors act on behalf of building surveyors. 129 more words

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What does a planning officer do?

A planning officer works on behalf of the local council to provide an initial assessment of the building plans. The officer checks that the proposed structure conforms to the planning guidelines laid out by state and local authorities. 114 more words

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Building sustainability assessors

Building sustainability assessors can provide information on methods to improve the performance of a building. This includes advising on design issues that affect thermal properties, water usage, air quality and energy efficiency. 87 more words

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Phamexpo This weekend

This weekend is the Phamexpo(Professional Hair and Makeup Expo) in Los Angeles. The event is open to the public and super beneficial to pros and the beauty lover.   295 more words