Consumer Guides

The SCSI produce a wide variety of consumer guides. These guides provide you with clear, expert advice on a wide variety of topics related to property, land and construction. If you're thinking about a new home improvement project, buying or selling a house or renting an apartment: take a look!

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Fire Safety for Owners of Management Companies

The primary piece of legislation in relation to fire safety is the Fire Services Act 1981. Section 18(2) places a duty on persons having control over a premises to take all reasonable measures to guard against the outbreak of fire and to ensure as far as is reasonably practicable the safety of persons on the premises in the event of an outbreak of fire.

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Virtually Real: Terrestrial Laser Scanning

Laser scanners measure three-dimensional coordinates across an object’s surface automatically, in a systematic manner, at high speed and in near-real time using laser range finding.

This guide gives you an overview of the technique, some of the benefits and limitations of its use, and where to go for further advice.