M&E

Crushed underfloor heating pipe

Crushed underfloor heating pipe

Our M&E Clerk of Work identified this crushed underfloor heating pipe which posed a threat to reduced efficiency and failure of the underfloor heating system. In the long-term, the pipe

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Central heating controller defect

Central heating controller defect

Too close for comfort? This defect photo shows a poorly installed central heating controller which meets a light switch, that our M&E Clerk of Works identified while onsite.

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Cable ties have many uses

Cable ties have many uses

The first picture refers to an electrical issue. The 22 x 20 mm flexible conduits should have been connected but in this case, they were only cable tied! The second

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Let’s rest it here!

Let’s rest it here!

This defect relates to a step over installed by a main contractor on a roof.  It’s intention is to ensure safe passage of operatives and protect the M&E services installed

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Don’t get stung by poor quality

Don’t get stung by poor quality

An example of an M&E defect – an external balcony light which has been professionally installed. However the services have not been sealed around, thus leaving a hole and making

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No pressure here!

No pressure here!

This leaking boiler needs to be repaired to avoid boiler pressure from reducing. If left unfixed, it would create staining but overall gives a warning about the standard of installation

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Did you say you wanted a smooth finish?

Did you say you wanted a smooth finish?

Here is a classic backbox/boarding issue. Any repair would unlikely be seamless and will adversely affect the quality of finishes to the building.

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Who will be in the hot seat this winter?

Who will be in the hot seat this winter?

Maybe this a good way to keep warm whilst using the toilet during the cold wintery months?

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An electrical fire waiting to happen!

An electrical fire waiting to happen!

One of our M&E Clerk of Works identified this electrical hazard on a recent project. Spades should be in contact with the earth bar. If there was a fault it

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Safety matters…this fire damper was not supported or fire sealed

Safety matters…this fire damper was not supported or fire sealed

One of our Site Inspectors noticed that the fire damper was not supported or fire sealed. This means that the fire compartment is compromised and the spread of the fire

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