Photographic Evidence During the Construction Phase
This involves taking essential photographs, as outlined in Appendix B of Approved Document L. The responsibility of capturing these images can be taken up by anyone; however, the images must meet specific criteria. They should achieve a sufficient level of quality and resolution to facilitate a qualitative assessment. Additionally, each image should be accompanied by a timestamp and geotagging to establish its relevance to the specific building under review. These photographs need to demonstrate the continuity and type of insulation, thermal bridging and airtightness details, insulation covering pipes and ducts where applicable, as well as the presence of installed building services.
The images can be taken by anyone and it is important that the duty is embedded in this person’s on-site role, and other roles are notified of the photographic requirements to ensure photographs are taken before relevant work is concealed by follow on trades. Given our position as OCDEAs and on-site experts, Whitecode’s engineers can offer peace of mind by documenting and supplying the necessary photographic evidence.Get in touch