Consumer Guides

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SCSI Guide to a More Sustainable Home

Consideration and implementation of sustainability focussed design principles in the home helps the homeowner to save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save money with reduced utility bills. View our guide for more information on design elements that both home builders and existing homeowners can undertake to create more energy-efficient, sustainable homes.

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Remotely Piloted Aircraft Consumer Guide

The SCSI Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) working group has prepared a consumer guide on the operation of drones in Ireland.  This guide aims to raise awareness of the regulations that are currently in place and should be of assistance to both hobbyist and professionals using drones as part of their day to day business. 

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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.

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A Clear Impartial Guide to Boundary Disputes

Chartered Surveyors specialising in boundaries are professional advisors with relevant knowledge of both property issues and the law. They will look at the problem, prepare any technical data that may help solve the dispute at an early stage and, if necessary, provide a court with the appropriate advice and information needed to make a judgement.

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A Clear Guide to Flooding

Thie guide gives information on how flooding affects the value and insurability of property, explains what’s involved in drawing up a flood plan, constructing flood defences and reinstating a property which has been flooded. 

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GUIDANCE SHEET - Coronavirus: We Need Your Help!

You have a vital role in the campaign against coronavirus. This guidance sheet is designed to help you understand what you need to know about Coronavirus and the vital, simple “everyday” steps you can take in the campaign against the spread of the virus. Most of the information relates to a common senses approach and involves actions that you are already taking. This information has been taken from the HSE /WHO/and NHS websites to provide you with a consolidated information base.