Structural Survey: Volume 19 Issue 1

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Table of contents

Analysis of a database of subsidence damage

Mike Crilly

Describes the format and scope of a database of predominantly technical information relating to subsidence and heave claims on shrinkable/expansible clay soils. The database…

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Mortgage valuation report forms and the identification of subsidence

Peter Wynn, Graham Hardiment

Examines whether surveyors engaged in mortgage valuation inspections using questionnaire‐style report forms supplied by lending institutions are subject to an increased risk of…

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The Homebuyers’ Report and Valuation – how long should it take?

Stephen Mika

The research examines the time it takes to undertake a RICS/ISVA Homebuyer Survey and Valuation survey. Over 650 surveyors (94 per cent response rate) completed datasheets on how…

Building regulation and sustainable housing. Part 3: setting and implementing standards

Malcolm Bell, Robert Lowe

In this final paper in the series we set out the energy efficiency standards which should be pursued over the next five to ten years. Compared with a business as usual scenario…

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Environmental benchmarking of Hong Kong buildings

Hilary Davies

A method for assessing the environmental performance of Hong Kong’s buildings has been developed, known as the Hong Kong Building Environmental Assessment Method or HK‐BEAM. The…

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Investigating the effects of site and environmental conditions on a historic building and its contents

David Watt

An investigation of the effects of site and environmental conditions on a historic building and its contents has been undertaken at Withcote Chapel, Leicestershire, with the…

The specification and repair of stone slate roofing within the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Alan W. Scott

Deals with the specification and repair of stone slate roofing within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Initially examines the importance of roofing works and then goes on to…

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ISSN:

0263-080X

Online date, start – end:

1983 – 2016

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited