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2018

Making The Most Of Your Existing Structure

With money increasingly tight, more and more construction work is coming in retrofits as opposed to new builds.

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At the recent Green Build Conference, the world’s largest conference dedicated to green building, it was reported that 42 per cent of construction work in Australia over the next three years will consist of refurbishment and retrofitting work.

As more and more clients are finding that money is getting tighter, improving and adding value to existing assets is becoming a preferred choice instead of undertaking a new build.

Buildings from the 1960’s and 1970’s have traditionally been constructed solidly, but building codes from back then differ hugely from those of today.

So what are some of the challenges and solutions to get the most out of your refurbishment project?

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