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Glossary of Terms

building refurbishment
Working on existing buildings to improve their aesthetics, performance, suitability, sustainability.
CSCS cards
A card held by construction site workers as a means of identity and proof of competence to carry out their work on site.
environmental performance
How we perform environmentally compared to bench marks set against National policy categories.
interior construction
Internal building works to include construction, refurbishment and refits.
NVQ qualified
Work based training and assessment to prove competence in a chosen field.
planned maintenance
Scheduled maintenance visits carried out by competent and suitable personnel.
project management
The undertaking and overseeing of a project from start to finish to reach specific goals.
property maintenence
The upkeep of a property or a building.
refurbishment
The restoration of a building to its former good condition or a complete make over.
retail sector
A sector of the economy comprised of individuals or companies engaged in the selling of finished products to the end user.
shopfitting
The trade of fitting out retail shops and stores with equipment, fixtures and fittings.
specialist paint finishes
Paint finishes where a more sophisticated paint finish is required to compliment a room and its architecture by using a variety of different techniques.