Chartered Association of Building Engineers
The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) was established in 1925 then known as the Incorporated Association of Architects and Surveyors and later the Association of Building Engineers then CABE. The Chartered Association of Building Engineers is a prominent body for professionals focusing in design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings.
CABE Royal Charter
The Chartered Association of Building Engineers gained a Royal Charter in 2013 with the following principal objectives: Promote and advance the knowledge, study and practice of each and all of the arts and sciences concerned with building technology, planning, design, construction, maintenance and repair of the built environment and the creation and maintenance of a high standard of professional qualification, conduct and practice. Encourage and facilitate co-operation between the construction professions.
Professional Chartered Building Engineers
When looking for a Chartered Engineer the letters C.Build E MCABE (Chartered Member) or C.Build E FCABE (Chartered Fellow) after their name indicates they are experts in the use of technology in the design, construction, assessment and maintenance of the built environment.
How can a Chartered Building Engineer help?
- Advice on building law/party wall issues
- Advice on energy-saving designs
- Access audits
- Building inspections and surveys
- Building variations
- Construction management
- Design and preparation of plans
- Energy auditing and energy performance certificates
- Quantity surveying
- Fire safety and health safety
- Measured survey of land and buildings
- Negotiation, obtaining and implementing grants and claims
- Rehabilitation of properties
- Remedial works
- Site inspections and certification of works
- The repair and maintenance of buildings