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Withdrawn and superseded publications

BSRIA publications may be withdrawn when the guidance or research findings contained in them become out-of-date or are no longer needed by the industry. BSRIA publications are sometimes superseded by new or updated guidance. Withdrawn and superseded publications are available as pdf only.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As with all guidance in BSRIA publications, risk associated with use of material from withdrawn or superseded publications is borne entirely by the user.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


Maintaining Facilities Guide Set (Withdrawn) (M1) by Bell R, Deramchi S, Harris J, Wilson A (March 2014)

Set contains CIBSE Guide M and 4 BSRIA FM and maintenance publications. BSRIA guides include Building Manuals and User Guide, Asset Management and Maintenance Audits, Condition Survey and Asset Data Capture and new HVAC Troubleshooting.


Illustrated Guide to Mechanical Building Services 2nd Edition (SUPERSEDED) by Bleicher D (April 2012)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 This publication has been superseded by BG31/17.


BSRIA Library of Standard Details (Withdrawn) (CD 10/2009) by Parsloe C (May 2009)

The latest Library of Schematic Drawings from BSRIA is available on CD and contains around 193 common building services design and installation details, sub-divided into differenct categories, including a complete symbols library. The drawings were produced with direct input...


Maintenance for Building Services (Superseded) by Harris J (June 2008)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Whole-Life Costing Analysis (Withdrawn) (BG5/2008) by Churcher D (June 2008)

This publication has been withdrawn


Wind-Driven Natural Ventilation Systems (Withdrawn) (BG2/2005) by Parker J., Teekaram A. (February 2005)

Provides guidance on the design and application of wind-driven natural ventilation systems. Topics covered are: how wind-driven ventilation works; performance factors; siting and installation; meteorological data; automatic controls; test method; designing and sizing methodology;...


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) (BG14/2003) by Pennycook, K (January 2003)

This publication has been superseded by the 5th Edition in 2011

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