Building Surveying Products

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas J. Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Building Measurement

    New Rules of Measurement, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew D. Packer

    Measurement of buildings is the core skill of the quantity surveyor. It underpins the procurement, management, delivery and subsequent commissioning of a completed building, and must now be completed using New Rules of Measurement 2 (NRM 2). In this much-needed new measurement textbook, the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Building Mycology

    Management of Decay and Health in Buildings

    Edited by Dr Jagjit Singh, Jagjit Singh

    Biodeterioration is the most common problem of mankind and its record can be traced back to biblical times or probably earlier. Building Mycology deals with the study of fungi in and around the building environment, having direct and indirect effect on the health of the building, its materials,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Full Cost of Poor Housing

    By Mike Roys, Simon Nicol, Helen Garrett

    There is a long-established, recognised relationship between poor housing and poor health. This report presents the findings from a joint BRE Trust–DCLG project to update and improve estimates of the cost to the NHS of living in poor housing. It builds on data originally published in The real cost…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    IHS BRE Press

  • Watts Pocket Handbook

    Edited by Trevor Rushton

    Back in print for the first time in years, the Watts Pocket Handbook renews its commitment to share industry knowledge by providing technical and legal information across a comprehensive spread of property and construction topics. Compiled by the Watts Technical Director, the Handbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian A. Melville, Ian A. Gordon

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Inspecting, 2nd Edition

    By Philip Santo

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings is a three-volume series that comprehensively explores the process of independent professional home assessment required for the purchase of residential property. This fully updated second edition of Inspecting retains a focus on the needs of the surveyor to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge

  • BIM and Quantity Surveying

    Edited by Steve Pittard, Peter Sell

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair

    By Patrick Reddin

    Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair provides housing officers, surveyors, landlords, tenants, lawyers and environmental health inspectors with the essential information they need to record, diagnose and remedy disrepair. Pat Reddin presents technical information methodically, including useful…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Specifications for Building Conservation

    Volume 1: External Structure

    Edited by Rory Cullen, Rick Meier

    In Specifications for Building Conservation, the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Age and Construction of English Housing

    By Simon Nicol, Chris Beer, Chris Scott

    There are some 22.4 million homes in England, housing 52 million people. They range from the smallest studio flat to the largest palace, and vary in age from medieval castles built of local stone to new homes designed to the most exacting sustainability standards. Numerous books have been written…

    Paperback – 2014-10-31
    IHS BRE Press

  • Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

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