All sections are reviewed biannually by expert authors. The major section updates are below.
This section has been updated with a whole new page on HSE guidance ‘Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide’ and the Work and Pensions Committee report ‘Health and Safety Executive’s approach to asbestos management’.
BIM for facilities management
New author Christaline Wijekoon has made minor amends throughout to this section.
In this section, content has been generally updated throughout, including revised statistics/data and more on insect species.
- new related content links
- updates on planning policies in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework update 2021
- update to British standards for brownfield land and
- changes to the pollution prevention guidelines.
Environmental monitoring and control
This section has seen some new journals/publications included in Further information on environmental monitoring and control.
Fire and life safety
This section has been thoroughly updated throughout.
Indoor air quality
Updates include indoor allegens, new commentary on disturbance of mould-contaminated building materials, and new resources under Information sources for indoor air quality.
Japanese knotweed and giant hogweed
This section has seen minor updates throughout and some new images.
Part L of the Building Regulations
This section has been updated throughout regarding the June 2022 changes to the Building Regulations.
Residential EPCs and DEAs
Residential property surveys
This section has been comprehensively updated, particularly with regards to previous COVID-19 measures.
Author Chris Gibbons has thoroughly updated this section throughout.
See iConsult for RICS standard drafts.
This page was lasted updated September 2023.