Latest reports from the BSRIA library https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/ en We've been serving the information needs of our members since 1955. Our collections give you access to the largest building services library in Europe. With over 70,000 items covering standards, journals, books and reports and an ever expanding digital library our services provide you with access to the information you need. Copyright BSRIA Limited and its licensors - All Rights Reserved Construction Environmental Manual https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/construction-environmental-manual/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/construction-environmental-manual/ Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT This Manual is intended to provide those engaged, at all levels, in construction activity with a useful and pragmatic tool to help them comply with their legal duties .... Construction Environmental Manual https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/construction-environmental-manual/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/construction-environmental-manual/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT As global pressure grows to push the construction industry into achieving more sustainable development, different voluntary construction environmental schemes ... Retrofitting solar shading https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/retrofitting-solar-shading/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/retrofitting-solar-shading/ Sat, 25 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT This Information Paper describes the shading systems commonly used in retrofit applications, and gives guidance on their selection and design. Control of solar shading https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/control-of-solar-shading/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/control-of-solar-shading/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT A wide range of dynamic shading systems is available. The way these systems are controlled can have an important impact on building energy efficiency and occupant comfort Fixed firefighting systems - Oxigen reduction systems. Design, installation, planning and maintenance https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/fixed-firefighting-systems-oxigen-reduction-systems-design-installation-planning-and-maintenance/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/fixed-firefighting-systems-oxigen-reduction-systems-design-installation-planning-and-maintenance/ Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT This European Standard specifies oxygen reduction systems that are used as fire prevention systems by creating an atmosphere in an area which is having a lower permanent.... LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installations; TB209 (2017) for ESFR sprinklers. https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/lpc-rules-for-automatic-sprinkler-installations-tb209-2017-for-esfr-sprinklers-/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/lpc-rules-for-automatic-sprinkler-installations-tb209-2017-for-esfr-sprinklers-/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Replaces BS EN Annex P Installing fire doors and doorsets https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/installing-fire-doors-and-doorsets/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/installing-fire-doors-and-doorsets/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT This GG is designed to illustrate the importance of correctly installing fire doorsets and shutters to ensure the safety of building occupants and the protection of property Understanding the factors affecting flashover of a fire in modern buildings https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/understanding-the-factors-affecting-flashover-of-a-fire-in-modern-buildings/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/understanding-the-factors-affecting-flashover-of-a-fire-in-modern-buildings/ Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT This IP provides an outline of the process of flashover and the factors that influence its occurrence and development. Installing fire protection to structural steelwork https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/installing-fire-protection-to-structural-steelwork/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/installing-fire-protection-to-structural-steelwork/ Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT This Good Building Guide discusses the importance of correctly installing passive and reactive fire protection to structural steelwork to ensure the anticipated performance Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future - Network and built environment opportunities for enabling smarter networks https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/flexible-electrical-networks-for-a-low-carbon-future-network-and-built-environment-opportunities-for-enabling-smarter-networks/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/flexible-electrical-networks-for-a-low-carbon-future-network-and-built-environment-opportunities-for-enabling-smarter-networks/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Provides an introduction to flexible electrical networks. With an overview of technical solutions that can be applied to assist the UK's transition to a low carbon future. The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/the-role-of-codes-standards-and-approvals-in-delivering-fire-safety-/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/the-role-of-codes-standards-and-approvals-in-delivering-fire-safety-/ Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety More homes, fewer complaints. Report from the Commission of Inquiry into the quality and workmanship of new housing in England https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/more-homes-fewer-complaints-report-from-the-commission-of-inquiry-into-the-quality-and-workmanship-of-new-housing-in-england/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/more-homes-fewer-complaints-report-from-the-commission-of-inquiry-into-the-quality-and-workmanship-of-new-housing-in-england/ Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT This report is the result of an open Inquiry into the quality and workmanship of new housing for sale in England The right combination. CBI/Pearson education and skills survey 2016 https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/the-right-combination-cbipearson-education-and-skills-survey-2016/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/the-right-combination-cbipearson-education-and-skills-survey-2016/ Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT The survey was conducted in April and May 2016 with responses received from nearly 500 organisations Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products. A route map to standardisation, certification and guidance https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/alkali-activated-binders-for-precast-and-ready-mixed-concrete-products-a-route-map-to-standardisation-certification-and-guidance/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/alkali-activated-binders-for-precast-and-ready-mixed-concrete-products-a-route-map-to-standardisation-certification-and-guidance/ Wed, 01 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT Information Paper summarising the current position in this emerging area of construction technology from a UK perspective Modern methods of construction - views from the industry https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/modern-methods-of-construction-views-from-the-industry/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/modern-methods-of-construction-views-from-the-industry/ Wed, 01 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT This report explores current industry attitudes towards MMC External fire spread - Supplementary guidance to BR 187 incorporating probabilistic and time-based approaches https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/external-fire-spread-supplementary-guidance-to-br-187-incorporating-probabilistic-and-time-based-approaches/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/external-fire-spread-supplementary-guidance-to-br-187-incorporating-probabilistic-and-time-based-approaches/ Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT This Information Paper reviews existing fire compartment temperature calculation methods Asset management for environmental conditions - retrofitting strategies for simple buildings https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/asset-management-for-environmental-conditions-retrofitting-strategies-for-simple-buildings/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/asset-management-for-environmental-conditions-retrofitting-strategies-for-simple-buildings/ Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Reviews the management of simple buildings, such as warehouses, for environmental conditions. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products. New supply chains, business models and environmental benefits https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/alkali-activated-binders-for-precast-and-ready-mixed-concrete-products-new-supply-chains-business-models-and-environmental-benefits/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/alkali-activated-binders-for-precast-and-ready-mixed-concrete-products-new-supply-chains-business-models-and-environmental-benefits/ Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Summarises the current position on alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products Technical Report: Research roadmap for healthful interior lighting applications https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/technical-report-research-roadmap-for-healthful-interior-lighting-applications/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/technical-report-research-roadmap-for-healthful-interior-lighting-applications/ Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Research roadmap for healthful interior lighting applications Sound insulation in dwellings. Part 2: New-build https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/sound-insulation-in-dwellings-part-2-new-build/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/sound-insulation-in-dwellings-part-2-new-build/ Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Explains how to provide a reasonable level of sound insulation between new dwellings