By: Patrick Reddin
Edition: 2 Rev ed
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN/EAN: 0415583519 / 9780415583510
Pagination:168 pages, 1 black & white tables, 7 black & white halftones, 32 black & white line drawings
Pub Date: 07/01/2014
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:
The practicalities of specification
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.
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