Building experts / building experts (general): Recognition

As a building expert, it can be recognized who has the necessary expertise and whose suitability there are no objections.

In each trade there are building experts who can support the client or the building supervisory authority in technical tests, such as test engineers for structural analysis (structural engineers) or experts in fire protection. They are consulted if the client, architect and craftsman cannot agree on whether a work has defects. In this way, a legal dispute can be avoided under certain circumstances.

Recognized building experts must pass a state examination in accordance with the building inspection regulations of the respective country.

  • § 36 Abs. 1 Gewerbeordnung (GewO),
  • State Ordinance on the Authorisation of the Schleswig-Holstein Chamber of Architects and Engineers to publicly appoint and swear in experts in accordance with § 36 (1) of the Industrial Code (GewO§36ArchV SH).

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  • § 36 Abs. 1 GewO
  • GewO§36ArchV SH

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