Structural Survey: Volume 12 Issue 1


Table of contents

Subsidence Claims: What Is the Problem?

William A. Pollard

Aimed at all parties involved with investigating, negotiating andconcluding an insurance claim in respect of subsidence. Emphasizes thereasons why problems occur, in which…


Weathertightness: A Physicist′s View

Marilyn J. Hughes

Asks the scientist′s standard questions about the weathertightness ofbuildings – what are the problems, where and when do they occur, why dothey occur, and how and when can they…

Trees and Historic Buildings: Part II

Richard Catt

The second half of an examination of the difficulties that may arisewhen protected trees are growing close to historic buildings. Givespractical advice as to how to resolve the…

Historic Brickwork: Part II

Gerard Lynch

Second part of a perspective of the development of the English brick andits use since the 15th century. Evaluates the many varying externalinfluences such as trade links…


Air‐conditioning – Cooling‐off without CFCs

David Evans

Provides a brief outline of the problems which the air‐conditioningindustry faces in finding suitable alternatives to chlorofluorocarbons((CFCs) in refrigeration equipment.


The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991

John Hodgson

Explains the provisions of The Property Misdescriptions Act and thecircumstances in which offences may be committed. The Act is aimed atproperty developers and estate agents, but…




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