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Building control (amendment) regulations 2014: integration and compliance in large Irish construction organisations

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dc.contributor.author Dennehy, Gavin
dc.contributor.author Kennedy, Bobby
dc.contributor.author Spillane, John P.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-11-05T19:20:00Z
dc.date.available 2021-11-05T19:20:00Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10749
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose – The purpose of this study is to identify the factors relating to the integration and compliance of Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (BC(A)R 2014) in large Irish construction organisations. Design/methodology/approach – To achieve the aim, a mixed method approach is adopted, initially, providing a critique of the literature review, followed by a combination of 7 semi-structured interviews and 30 questionnaires from industry practitioners. Findings – Findings demonstrate that BC(A)R has had a significant positive effect on the industry, eliminating previous bad practice, by increasing the accountability for professionals signing-off on new buildings, and highlights the emphasis on certification in successfully achieving practical completion on projects. Practical implications – The findings provide further justification on the need for compliance, and integration, of BC(A)R in the Irish construction sector, offering further evidence, where needed, on the benefit of its adoption. Originality/value – The originality and value of this research lies in the limited number of studies in the area, particularly in the context of large Irish construction projects, which this study aims to fulfil. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Emerald en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation;
dc.subject Regulatory system en_US
dc.subject BC(A)R en_US
dc.title Building control (amendment) regulations 2014: integration and compliance in large Irish construction organisations en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/IJBPA-04-2021-0063
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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