BSRIA Air Quality Hub
Learn about air quality, its importance in homes, schools, and workplaces, and how indoor air quality can be managed in buildings to limit occupant exposure to harmful contaminants. View information resources, like our recently updated Indoor Air Quality topic guide. Take a look and bookmark the page for future reference.
BSRIA Guide: Soft Landings for Fit-Outs (BG 81/2022)
The new guide is intended for use by all parties of a fit-out project, from the client to the consultant team. It establishes the methodologies which can be adopted by the project team to promote better understanding, engagement, and contribution by all.
Actuate UK: Understanding the barriers to delivering high-quality Net Zero buildings
Net Zero targets will have a huge impact on how buildings are designed, built, operated and maintained. Energy Systems Catapult is conducting research on behalf of Actuate UK to understand the current barriers to delivering high quality Net Zero buildings and how these might be overcome.
Latest BSRIA Publications
Our publications team have been busy in the last few months. Here are some of our latest releases:
Soft Landings for Fit-Outs
This guide highlights the benefits and approach to adopting the Soft Landings framework in the context of fit-out projects. The methodologies can be encouraged by any member of the Soft Landings team and adopted by the fit-out project team.
Indoor Air Quality
This topic guide replaces TG 12/2021. It gives a brief introduction to the topic of indoor air quality (IAQ). It describes the importance of indoor air quality, its effects on health, the most common contaminants, their exposure limits, how to measure them, the role of ventilation and the law.
Refrigerants in Building Services
This free topic guide provides an overview of refrigerants currently in use, their applications and legislation that affects their use, such as the F-gas regulations. Published in partnership with the BESA, this topic guide is packed with knowledge.
Statutory Compliance Inspection Checklist for Facilities Managers
Our new guide will help facilities managers to plan statutory inspections, ensure compliance with legislation, and ultimately ensure the buildings they are responsible for are safe to occupy. Free download for BSRIA Members.
Illustrated Guide to Renewable Technologies
This guide is an effective and concise resource for people in the construction industry who need a broad understanding of renewables and their integration into buildings. Free download for BSRIA Members.
Training & Development
Soft Landings Level 1
12th September, Online
Soft Landings is a building delivery process which runs through the project, from inception to completion and beyond, to ensure all decisions made during the project are based on improving operational performance of the building and meeting the client's expectations.
Building Regulations Explained
15th September, Online
Learn how the Building Regulations protect people's safety, health, and wellbeing in and around buildings. This course delivers an overview of the subject and provides invaluable assistance to professionals involved in the building process, including those who already have experience with Building Regulations.
15th September, Online
Learn about the importance of commissioning and how to commission building services systems. This course explains commissioning procedures in air and water systems and provides detailed examples of their implementation in real projects.
Mechanical Building Services - An Introduction
19th September, Online
Learn about mechanical building services and their practical application it in the built environment. They play a central role in creating a successful project and a successful building and are certainly the first thing noticed when not working well. This course will give all involved in the construction process a broad appreciation of mechanical building services and the role they play.