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Services Offered to Architects

IBT can provide the following technical support in connection with the external envelopes of major buildings:

Technical vetting of proposals concerning:

  • Planning applications to help minimise inflexibility.
  • Architect's specifications & drawings for ease of procurement, value for money, reliability, and limiting medium & long term maintenance.
  • Contractors' and subcontractors' technical proposals for the external envelope.
  • Detailed designs for possible leakage paths, premature failure mechanisms, and unreliable products & details.

IBT can also assist in the development of in-house standard specifications.

Technical vetting and inspections of:

  • Manufacture of glass related products.
  • Lab testing for weather resistance & acoustics.
  • Fabrication & assembly of curtain walling, windows and rainscreen cladding.
  • On-site workmanship.

IBT can also help tune staff in to key factors to consider as and when they undertake inspections.

Inspections undertaken:

  • During construction to help verify workmanship and specification compliance.
  • Post-construction, in the event of leakage or other defects.

For details of services offered for each element of construction, please click on the appropriate bullet point in the Areas of Expertise section of the website or use the Navigation Menu

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