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Withdrawn and superseded publications

BSRIA publications may be withdrawn when the guidance or research findings contained in them become out-of-date or are no longer needed by the industry. BSRIA publications are sometimes superseded by new or updated guidance. Withdrawn and superseded publications are available as pdf only. Downloads are free to BSRIA members, or £30 + VAT for non-members.

As with all guidance in BSRIA publications, risk associated with use of material from withdrawn or superseded publications is borne entirely by the user. Please contact the publications manager, David Bleicher if you have any questions about the validity or currency of information in any BSRIA publication.


Maintenance for Building Services (Superseded) by Harris J (June 2008)

Presents the fourth edition of AG 4/89.2 Maintenance Contracts for Building Engineering Services to reflect changes in regulations and working practices. Although written with services maintenance contracts in mind, the guidance can be used equally for both fabric and grounds...


Whole-Life Costing Analysis (Withdrawn) by Churcher D (June 2008)

This publication has been withdrawn


Business-focused maintenance -Guidance and sample schedules (Superseded ) by Harris J, Hastings P. (December 2004)

BG 3/2004 Business Focused Maintenance has been withdrawn from sale. in 2016.


E-knowledge and opportunities in the building services industry (EKOPS) (EKOPS/2004 Withdrawn) by Churcher D BSRIA, Bunting G NCC (February 2004)

To understand how future developments within e-knowledge could contribute to improved performance in the building services industry, this scoping study investigated the likely scenarios for industry development over the next seven years and the potential technology scenarios...


Rules of Thumb (UK 4th edition) (Withdrawn) (Withdrawn) by Pennycook, K (January 2003)

This publication has been superseded by the 5th Edition in 2011


Legionellosis control log book (AG 21/2000 Withdrawn) by Brown R G., Roper M A. (October 2000)

Presents a document intended to form a template for the creation of a logbook to monitor legionellosis management and control measures in buildings. The aims are to 1) provide a framework for monitoring water quality in a building in order to minimise the risk of legionellosis,...


Guide to legionellosis - Risk Assessment (withdrawn) by Brown R G., Roper M A. (October 2000)

Presents a structured framework for legionellosis risk assessment which may be carried out in house by suitably experienced staff or by specialist consultants. States it must be read and acted upon in conjunction with the new HSC Approved Code of Practice and Guidance:...


Guide to legionellosis - Operation and maintenance (AG 19/2000 Withdrawn) by Brown R G., Roper M A. (October 2000)

Offers technical guidance to facilities managers and maintenance personnel on the operation and maintenance of water-related services in buildings to minimise the risk of legionellosis. Briefly summarises the regulatory situation and risk assessment process for the control of...


Energy efficient chiller control (TN 16/2000 Withdrawn) by Roper M A. (September 2000)

Describes a DETR and industry-funded research project carried out at BSRIA to investigate alternative control strategies for existing air cooled chillers which incorporate thermostatic expansion valves and to consider ways of improving the chiller energy efficiency. Describes a...


Specifying building management systems (TN 6/98 Withdrawn) by Pennycook K, Hamilton G (February 1998)

Provides background information and guidance relating to the wide range of issues which should be considered when specifying a building management system (BMS). Writes for both clients when briefing consulting engineers and for consulting engineers themselves when compiling...

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