Building Regulations in Brief

Building Regulations in Brief

by Ray Tricker (MSc IEng FIET FCIM FIQA FIRSE) (Author)


Still baffled by the Building Regs? Confused by codes of practice? Mystified by materials and puzzled by planning permission? Then look no further! This is an ideal guide to glance at when you need a quick, precise answer to the requirements of the Building Regulations. This new edition includes the latest revisions to Part E and Part M published in 2003 and 2004. It explains the meaning of all the regulations, their history, current status, requirements, associated documentation and how local authorities and councils view its importance, also emphasising the benefits and requirements of these regulations.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 728
Edition: 2
Publisher: A Butterworth-Heinemann Title
Published: 15 Jul 2004

ISBN 10: 0750663111
ISBN 13: 9780750663113
Book Overview: *Revised Part E (sound transmission) *Revised Part M (disabled access) *Cost-effective ways to comply with the new requirements. *A detailed index to direct your query to the relevant section.

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Reader Reviews: Building Regulations-In Brief is true to its title and summarizes, succinctly the requirements of the Building Act By pure chance I purchased a copy of Building Regulations in Brief and now it accompanies me everywhere Building practice, techniques, components and procedures are clearly detailed with supplementary references to regulations and relevant standards Cost effective alternative to forking out for the Regs! A reference book like this has been long overdue
Author Bio
Ray Tricker served with the Royal Corps of Signals (for a total of 37 years) during which time he held various managerial posts culminating in being appointed as the Chief Engineer of NATO ACE COMSEC. Most of Ray's work since joining Herne European Consultancy Ltd has centred on the European Railways. He has held a number of posts with the Union International des Chemins de fer (UIC) (e.g. Quality Manager of the European Train Control System (ETCS), European Union (EU) T500 Review Team Leader, European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Users Group Project Co-ordinator, HEROE Project Co-ordinator) and currently (as well as writing books!) he is busy preparing a complete Quality Management System for the European Rail Research Institute (ERRI) in Holland, aimed at gaining them ISO 9000 accreditation in the near future. He is also consultant to the Association of American Railroads (AAR) advising them on ISO 9001:2000 compliance, and has recently been appointed Fellow of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (FIRSE).