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John Gardiner
John Gardiner
on Building Confidence

John Gardiner (FIPENZ) is the Managing Director of Building Confidence Ltd where he uses his extensive industry experience to provide building regulatory advice on matters relating to the requirements of The Building Act.

27 April 2021

Product Substitution: Simple Rules to Follow to Mitigate Risk

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With supply chains affected by Covid-19 there are times substitution cannot be avoided. Here's a look at some simple rules to follow when making product substitutions to ensure problems don't arise.

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22 March 2021

Good Product Information is Key to Helping Make the Consenting System Work Better


When creating product documentation, it is useful for product suppliers to think not only about getting the product specified, but also helping the design team in achieving building consent. 

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22 February 2021

More to the Grenfell Towers Fire Than the Headlines: Lessons for Us All


The public enquiry into the Grenfell Fire should become a key education resource for the industry, reminding us that recognising and managing project risk is a role we all share. 

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