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From the Chief Facilitating success in sports stadia construction Local Authority Building Control provides a unique service in the UK when it comes to the construction of sports stadia, writes Paul Everall, LABC’s Chief Executive Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Facilitating success in sports stadia construction Taking the strain out of housebuilding While housebuilding has never been an easy option in construction, the pressure on the sector to produce the goods quicker, cheaper and via more sustainable methods, continues to grow Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Taking the strain out of housebuilding LABC: helping to breathe new life into existing communities The linking theme of this issue is regeneration: breathing new life into existing communities. What more important role can the construction industry have than that? Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

LABC: helping to breathe new life into existing communities Facing the future Although the theme of our last issue was sustainability, I make no apology that this one focuses on a related issue, climate change. Few issues can be more important than this, even more so for our children and for our grandchildren than for ourselves. Issue 37 - Summer 2006

Facing the future Cracking the Code for Sustainable Homes If all goes to plan at the ODPM, the publication of this spring issue of SiteLines should coincide with the introduction of the new Code for Sustainable Homes. Paul Everall, LABC Chief Executive, looks at the background to the new legislation. Issue 36 - Spring 2006

Cracking the Code for Sustainable Homes Facing up to the challenge As we move swiftly into 2006, there is no doubt that this year will prove to be a most challenging one, in particular because of the coming into force in April of the new Parts L and F of the Building Regulations. Issue 35 - Winter 2005

Facing up to the challenge Catch your breath - While you can! The introduction of the electrical safety requirements for dwellings, Part P, into the Building Regulations in January this year created considerable debate throughout much of the industry. Issue 32 - Spring 2005