Provides detailed elemental analyses of different building types based on information sent to RICS by various companies. Plus: Labour, Hours & Wages and Dayworks rates, Surveys of Tender Prices, Survey of Project Prices and Five Year Forecasts.
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Comprehensive full-text database of standards, legislation and books. Covering building, civil and structural engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, construction management, planning and development.
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Architects' Journal (AJ)
British Standards Institution (BSI)
Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)
Concrete Society (CS)
Construction Industry Publications Ltd (CIP)
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Highways Agency (HA)
House of Commons (HOC)
National House Building Council (NHBC)
Transport Research Laboratory (TRL)
Created by RICS, isurv contains a wide range of RICS published books, all current and archived professional guidance and standards, checklists, templates and cases.
isurv is divided into 10 channels reflecting key fields of built environment interest. Each covers a vast range of relevant issues including:
comprehensive guidance on all aspects of building surveying including building control, maintenance, conservation, energy performance, environmental, neighbourly matters, pathology, safety regulations, statutory matters, surveys and town planning
covering all areas of commercial landlord and tenant work including business rates, landlord & tenant, property management and UK commercial real estate agency
advice on construction and project management issues including building control, contracts (JCT, NRM, NEC3), cost management, disputes, feasibility & planning, finance & tax, procurement, safety regulations, site investigation and statutory matters
covering all aspects including asset, commercial and cost management, design, dispute resolution, health & safety, planning, procurement, project management, sustainability, taxation and technical requirements
essential information on every stage of the planning process including applications & appeal processes, compulsory purchase orders, disputes and enforcements, environmental matters, neighbours & planning and policy
provides the guidance and advice you need to carry out activities in the most professional way. It includes APC and CPD guidance and modules, disputes & problems, environmental assessment, management & policy, ethics & conduct and useful business and financial management skills
detailed advice from industry experts including residential property standards, valuation, lettings law, block management, terms of appointment, ASTs and deed of guarantee templates, and all aspects of property lettings and management
covering agricultural property, rural and land matters including disputes, tenancies, planning & development, property management, sustainability, valuation and wayleaves & easements
this area provides detailed knowledge and advice on real estate performance (EPCs and DEAs), land use & resource management, environmental hazards, assessment tools (BREEAM and Ska rating), planning , policy & regulation and land use & construction
essential guidance on all valuation issues including RICS red book, valuation practice & methodology, guidance and advice on all types of residential, commercial and specialist properties