Efficient maintenance of a property requires a reliable assessment for defects or inadequacies and a systematic method for dealing with them. This book provides the information you’ll need for both.
Throughout the specification process, all manner of issues face the surveyor, property manager or building engineer, from describing common defects to addressing energy efficiency and carbon emissions. In addition to these tasks the book also deals with:
Helping you navigate bureaucracy as well as tackling the practical challenges safely and effectively, this is a crucial guide for building engineers, surveyors, contractors and property managers.
"It is well thought out and clearly following a process to a logical conclusion; giving clear, concise and easily accessible information, reminding of varied statutory agencies which can be overlooked…" – Georgina Carlin, Building Engineer
1. Statutory Control 2. Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas 3. Sustainability 4. Neighbour Issues 5a. Foundations, Walls, Floors 5b. Roofs 5c. Drainage 6. Pre-Contract 7. Specification 8. Post-Contract