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Withdrawn and superseded publications

BSRIA publications may be withdrawn when the guidance or research findings contained in them become out-of-date or are no longer needed by the industry. BSRIA publications are sometimes superseded by new or updated guidance. Withdrawn and superseded publications are available as pdf only.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As with all guidance in BSRIA publications, risk associated with use of material from withdrawn or superseded publications is borne entirely by the user.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.


Illustrated Guide to Mechanical Building Services 2nd Edition (SUPERSEDED) by Bleicher D (April 2012)

This guide provides basic reference information on mechanical building services systems for construction clients and professionals in other areas of the construction industry. This publication has been superseded by BG31/17.


Maintenance for Building Services (Superseded) by Harris J (June 2008)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Whole-Life Costing Analysis (Withdrawn) by Churcher D (June 2008)

This publication has been withdrawn


Business-focused maintenance -Guidance and sample schedules (Superseded ) by Harris J, Hastings P. (December 2004)

BG 3/2004 Business Focused Maintenance has been withdrawn from sale.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


Computer-based operating and maintenance manuals - Options and procurement guidance (BG 2/2004) by De Saulles T. (June 2004)

The guide is aimed at engineers involved in the procurement and use of computer-based O&M manuals for building services. It is intended to help procure and implement the most appropriate computerised O&M systems. The guide is in two parts: Part one - Guidance to using...


E-knowledge and opportunities in the building services industry (EKOPS) (EKOPS/2004 Withdrawn) by Churcher D BSRIA, Bunting G NCC (February 2004)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

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