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Your Build - Winter 2017

Build Aviator The self-build process BUILD COST: MATERIALS Marcus Jefford, of Build Aviator, discusses the challenges of calculating build cost and explains how self-builders can ease the pressure of Season 2017 7 managing When it comes to material estimation calculating your build cost, there are many factors to consider. Firstly, there will be the building plot to valuate, your build route and the level of involvement you’ll have in the project to decide upon – and also the materials you’re going to use. Your choice of materials will not only affect the build quality, but it’s also vital you meet minimum Building Regulation requirements. Build cost calculators are a handy tool to get an overview of material costs. However, they don’t often take into consideration certain key factors, such as if the materials meet SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure) Build Aviator provides a range of services to help builders, architects and self-builders reduce risk of noncompliance, save time and increase efficiency during the build process. We offer a range of services and support at each stage of the build process, from helping to achieve compliant product specifications, to assisting with a smooth process through building control sign off. Clients’ needs are at the heart of every project, whether that is building to minimum regulations or achieving an increased level of comfort and energy efficiency. Through our services, guidance and support, Build Aviator enables you to build compliantly, intelligently and to a specification that works for you, with products that are locally available. Contact Tel: 0121 328 9150 Marcus Jefford Winter 2017


Your Build - Winter 2017
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