Shelter Projects 8th edition!

WOBO, as part of its support for the UN-Habitat, is pleased to provide the link to the latest Shelter Projects. This is the eighth edition in the series of  publications that started 13 years ago, contributing to a total repository of nearly 300 project case studies and...

Australia: Fire Engineering Guidelines 2021

WOBO appreciates the guide towards consistency and Fire Safety. The Australian Fire Engineering Guide (AFEG) has been developed by a team of specialist fire engineers (FE). The AFEG is part of the National Construction Code (NCC) support documents, and provides a guideline that meets the...

Australian Building Codes Board: 2021 NCC Seminar videos are now available

WOBO thanks the ABCB for the opportunity for members and fellow professionals to review their seminar videos. Watch their free videos on key topics from the 2021 NCC Seminars. Check out their 2021 Seminar videos available now on the YouTube Channel or their resource library....

UN-Habitat: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

WOBO thanks the UN-Habitat for the link to the World Cities Report 2020. The world we live in has been transformed in a manner not witnessed in recent times.  The coronavirus pandemic has triggered what arguably is the worst public health crisis in a century...

Structural Warranties and Building Control – New Technical Manual

Technical expertise is essential for the creation of safe buildings. The new Technical Manual is out now. Download version 14 today. https://hubs.li/H0QFS3W0 Premier Guarantee is one of the UK’s leading providers of Structural Warranties and Building Control. Since 1997, we have arranged structural warranty cover on...

Sprinkler Service & Maintenance – Guidance, Records and Checklists

WOBO welcomes ongoing support in securing safety within the built environment. The RISCAuthority are pleased to announce that following a recent request from within RISCAuthority Active Sprinkler Rules working group, echoed and endorsed by the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA), the completion of a...

Elmhurst issues final response to Implementation of the EPC B Future Target Consultation

Energy enhancement – ongoing developments! Elmhurst Energy has published its final response to the Implementation of the EPC B Future Target consultation, which outlines proposals to increase the minimum energy efficiency standards from an EPC rating of E to an EPC rating B. You can...

UK: LABC Warranty Technical Manual Version 10

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks LABC for the link to their manual and encourages members and fellow professionals to take a look. LABC Warranty Technical Manual Version 10 Published and free to download The latest edition of the LABC Warranty Technical Manual has been published...

HSE: Preventing slips and trips in the workplace

Professionals cannot afford to slip up!!! Slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work, but the solutions are often simple and cost-effective… Slips and trips cause over a third of all major injuries and can also lead to other types of accidents, such as...

Introducing Building Lifecycle Management (BLM) for Facility Managers

A reminder of resource management within the built environment. “Building Lifecycle Management for FM: Maximising your Building’s Potential in the Operational Phase” When you download the eBook you will learn: How to understand and set building priorities About harvesting building data to maximise asset efficiency How digitisation...

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