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Air Tightnes s Tes ts HRS can offer the greatest number & largest Tightnes Te range of Air Test Rigs in the UK, to suit any size of structure. Thermographic Surveys Using the latest Digital Imaging Camera Thermographic Surve with a precision of 0.1ºC Air Sealing Contract Works Carried out on over 450 new & Sealing Contract Works existing buildings. Clients include: Wates, Carillion, Taylor Woodrow, HBG, Montpellier, Mansells. SBEM Compliance on a warehouse development An Compliance warehouse dev elopment assessment of 3 warehouse units on a development revealed 2 were non-compliant. Contributing factors: electric heating in the office space & radiant gas heating in the warehouse. HRS’s energy savings assessment aided identification of cost effective solutions. F ulfil ling S AP A s sessment criteria on a block of f lats 14 ses sment criteria of lats apartments were assessed in a block that utilised photo voltaics. SAP ratings produced within one week, with support info provided. Fire Stopping HRS are members or FIRAS giving clients peace of Fire St mind that all works are installed to a proper accredited standard, using the correct materials and trained site operatives. Acoustic Tes ting & Consultancy HRS consultants are members Consultancy Acoustic Te of the Institute of Acoustics. Recent clients include: Gleesons, Buxton Homes & William Davies. Difficult / Roped Acce s s Contract Work Above or below Difficult Roped Acc Contract Work ground in confined spaces, including: Masts, Dam Faces, Roofs, Storage Tanks & Silos, etc. Fal l Prot ection & Acce s s S a f e ty Syst ems Many contracts Pro Acc Syst completed for architects & industrial clients to design & install fall arrest systems & bespoke access solutions.
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Rail Works 'Link Up' assessed & working Works to current Network Rail Standards, inspection, condition surveys, rock netting, maintenance & repairs have been carried out on bridges, tunnel shafts, retaining walls, cuttings & culverts. Building R epair & M ain t enanc e Economical solutions - long-term contracts held with many Universities, Hospitals & Industrial clients. Bridge Works HRS has carried out Work dimensionsal surveys, inspections & painting on most major bridges in the UK, including; Dartford, Humber, Forth, Tay, Dee & Westminster bridges. Geo - t echnical Works Contracts up to Works £0.5M have been carried out for Network Rail, various landowners, developers & councils, offering surveys, scaling, netting & dentition solutions. S tructural Inspection & M a t erial tructural Te s ting Over 2,000 inspections & material testing projects have been carried out, including 1,200 high rise buildings.
Providing safe, high quality, cost effective solutions over 20 years, has attracted many ‘blue chip’ clients, including: Multiplex TESCO Wm. Morrisons Gazeley Properties B&Q Avecia Mowlem Kiers Bovis Lend Lease Carillion Atkins Parsons Brinckerhoff Pell Frischmann . . . & many Public Bodies, Councils & Universities. So, why not ask us to build up proposals for you?
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Specialist Construction Services
Safety is our No. 1 priority, with all contracts being reviewed for working methods, hazards, & risks - ensuring that suitable procedures, equipment & resources are employed. ● HRS staff & site operatives undertake regular safety training courses &
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Head Office: Sheffield Southern Regional Office: Swindon Bases in: Barnsley, Colchester, Derby Hereford, Manchester, Northampton Surrey, Salisbury & York
Air Sealing Contract Work
HRS has dedicated & multi skilled Air Sealing Teams delivering a high quality of contracting work with the minimum of inconvenience, on time, safely & within budget. HRS can offer clients a broad range of experience gained on many types of building across the UK, new build & remedial - ensuring the property owner or main contractor complies to latest ‘Part L’ Building Standards.
HRS provide a level of service that you can place your trust in. From office through to site, the high level of customer service is based on the expertise & hard work from qualified staff & trained on-site teams who have the skills & resources to complete contracts safely & on time in the following areas: ● Air Tightness Tests & Thermographic Surveys ● SAP & SBEM ● BREEAM Office Assessments ● Air Sealing Contract Work ● Fire Stopping ● Acoustic Testing & Consultancy ● Roped & Difficult Access Contract Work ● Fall Protection & Safety Systems ● Rail Works ● Building Repair & Maintenance ● Bridge Works ● Geotechnical Works ● Structural Inspection & Material Testing
hold CSCS Cards ● All HRS equipment is inspected, tested & audited every six months. In addition to the above, HRS use the services of an independent Safety Consultant who makes un-announced site visits & provides clients with upto-date Safety Reports. HRS has been recording accident statistics since 1989 with an exceptional safety record. Copies of Accident Statistics, Safety Reports, Training & Equipment Audits are available on request.
Structural inspections are carried out to support assessments nationwide. Other services supplied are structural repairs to stone & brick works, maintenance & installation of cabling/CCTV systems, installation of ductwork & slope stabilisation on cuttings, cliffs, etc. HRS are LinkUp Approved & have full safety clearance permits to work on the London Underground Network.
Building Repair & Maintenance
Many of HRS’s multi-skilled Site Operatives started careers as tradesmen. Their skills come into play when carrying out a variety of repair & maintenance works to the fabric of high level structures: brickwork, concrete, roofs, glazing, gutters, cabling, masts, etc.
HRS carry out fire protection & stopping work, & are full members of FIRAS giving clients peace of mind that all works are installed to a proper accredited standard, using correct materials & trained site operatives.
Air Tightness Tests
To comply with ‘PART L’ Design reviews & Site Audits are recommended. HRS are full members of ATTMA, & are accredited to UKAS, & are qualified to run a range of Air Test Rigs, including our MEGA, MIDI & PORTA fans, capable of testing the largest commercial buildings down to small rooms or individual components. Our experience of air sealing gives you the confidence that HRS will ensure gaining compliance to ‘Part L’. To see a video of an air test please visit www.hrsservices.co.uk.
Acoustic Testing & Consultancy
Sound insulation testing in accordance with Part E. HRS Services are UKAS Accredited, offering a wide range of consultancy & testing Nationwide.
The skills & experience of HRS are brought to bear on all bridge works contracts, which are carried out safely, completed on time & with the minimum of disruption - important on major infrastructure routes such as the Humber Bridge, Dartford Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Forth Bridge, etc
Roped & Difficult Access Contract Work
HRS has successfully completed contracts on many Arenas, Sports Stadiums & major construction sites, including: Canary Wharf, Disneyland Paris & Liverpool Street Station. Whether repairing concrete on the top of Emley Moor aerial mast, (the UK’s tallest free-standing structure), inspecting the confined spaces beneath platforms at Leeds Railway Station or installing Service Trays in shafts & tunnels, HRS bring ingenuity & experience to all manner of access problems.
Our qualified engineers carry out inspections of unstable cliffs or slopes prior to HRS submitting fully designed & costed Geotechnical proposals. These can include a combination of options such as rock scaling, netting, soil nailing, meshing, & dentition.
Thermographic Surveys are also carried out on many facilities & again, the experience & knowledge gained by HRS of building design, detailing & construction aids correct evaluation of data.
SAP & SBEM
The revised Part L2a regulation requires assessments of carbon emmissions from all new buildings. HRS offer accredited consultants to provide practical solutions to all project types.
Fall Protection & Access Safety Systems
From design to installation, HRS ensure your personnel can work safely at height using Uniline fall protection management systems & bespoke access solutions.
Structural Inspection & Material Testing
HRS first established itself carrying out surveys on high rise buildings & offers clients the benefits of computerised data input & reporting. These benefits have been built on to provide a comprehensive inspection service for all types of structures & associated materials, including brickwork, concrete, mortar, steelwork etc. Investigations by exposing cavities, nibs or using bore-scopes, cover meters, thickness gauges or NDT are supported with data & reports built up using digital software, allowing clients to easily review & edit draft reports prior to final reports being submitted.
BREEAM Office Assessments
HRS are fully licenced to carry out BREEAM Office Assessments. BREEAM is the world’s longest established and one of the most highly recognised environmental assessment methods.
Network Rail, their consultants & contractors rely on HRS to complete works to a high standard within allotted possession times. Dedicated HRS Rail Teams ensure an appropriate level of experience & competency are brought to bear - thereby maximising safety & productivity.