Climate Change – What can we do about it?

By the year 2050 our sector needs to reduce the carbon emissions by 84 billion tonnes. This is a huge challenge, but how are we responding? The World Green Building Council (WGBC) have calculated that to limit the rate of global warming to just 2°C, then we need to...

Global Fire Safety

RICS has recently combined with over 30 worldwide organisations to try to develop industry standards and global fire safety in buildings. The International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition was launched in Geneva this week. The IFSS Coalition This new coalition...

Why should you use a Surveyor for your Building Project?

Taking on a building project is no easy task. Here we look at why using a chartered surveyor can help you manage your project and make sure you run on time and budget. Managing your Project and the Risks As we all see regularly on television time management for your...