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Withdrawn and superseded publications

BSRIA publications may be withdrawn when the guidance or research findings contained in them become out-of-date or are no longer needed by the industry. BSRIA publications are sometimes superseded by new or updated guidance. Withdrawn and superseded publications are available as pdf only.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As with all guidance in BSRIA publications, risk associated with use of material from withdrawn or superseded publications is borne entirely by the user.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


Guide to legionellosis - Operation and maintenance (Withdrawn) (AG 19/2000) by Brown R G., Roper M A. (October 2000)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Energy efficient chiller control (Withdrawn) (TN 16/2000) by Roper M A. (September 2000)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...


An illustrated guide to building services. Comfort systems (Superseded) (27/99) by de Saulles T (March 2000)

Presents basic reference information on building services systems for construction clients and professionals in other areas of the construction industry.


Integrated Building Design: An interactive training module for construction industry and clients CD (Withdrawn) (CD 23/99) by Colas D. (January 1999)

CD presents a module based on BSRIA's Environmental Code of Practice and Project Management Handbook and related work on building design. Writes for construction industry professionals and clients and takes account of input from industry, educationalists and professional...


Specifying building management systems (Withdrawn) (TN 6/98) by Pennycook K, Hamilton G (February 1998)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


Night cooling control strategies - Final report (Withdrawn) (RR5/96) by Martin A, Fletcher J (January 1996)

The final report of research inspired by the need to use appropriate night cooling control strategies to achieve the maximum amount of cooling while avoiding overcooling, reducing energy consumption and costs. The research involved site monitoring for night cooling control...


Value engineering of building services (Withdrawn) (AG 15/96) by Hayden G W., Parsloe C J. (January 1996)

Explains the basic concepts underlying the techniques of value analysis including 'value management' and, in particular, 'value engineering'. Demonstrates how these techniques might influence the design of building services systems. Intends the guide to be used by building...


Displacement ventilation and chilled ceilings (Withdrawn) (TN 2/96) by Alamdari, F and Eagles, N (January 1996)

This publication is withdrawn


Rules of thumb (Superseded) (TN 17/95) by Pavey N (January 1995)

This publication presents revised rules of thumb for assessing the design of building services. The rules have been collected from the building services industry and relate to UK design practice.


Design information flow (Withdrawn) (TN 17/92) by Wild L J. (January 1992)

Writes for professional practices and designer contractors. States that poor information from the building services design office has been identified as a source of contractual conflict. Presents a manual intended as an example procedure to guide designers through the process of...

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