Posts tagged with “buildings”

How Do Chartered Surveyors Complete Their Task

Saturday, 18 June, 2016

Property owners have many concerns. First, they need to be well-informed about the laws pertaining to property ownership. This is very necessary especially in real estate because land titles can be troublesome if not arranged beforehand. They need to understand the exact area where the property starts and ends for protection of the ownership. If all of these are realized, then a property owner is one step ahead of the others.

What Boosts The Value Of Your Property In London?

Wednesday, 29 April, 2015

When people look for a new house in London, a few factors they always look for.  Low crime rates, excellent transportation links, and good quality schools are to name a few. Though the cost of a house depends largely on these factors, these are not the only deciding factors in the value of a property. … Read More »

Homebuyer Survey Is An Essential Aspect Of A Property Deal In The UK

Friday, 3 April, 2015

A surveyor is the person who can tell exact situation about a property so that buyers can make a right decision. If the surveyor’s report comes negative, then they may rethink about it. In case, there are a few shortcomings, then they can bargain for discounted price. Hence, it is important to get the survey … Read More »

Know Everything About The Boundary Dispute

Thursday, 19 March, 2015

One should understand that boundary disputes are quite complex to handle, and it is not possible to seek online help. A legal advice can give complete information about it. Alternatively, you can call RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) helpline for boundary disputes. Before going into the details of boundary disputes, let’s understand the two … Read More »

Chartered Surveyors Accurately Valuate Your Property

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

A chartered surveyor assesses condition and value of a physical asset like a house, a construction project or a commercial building.  People call him when there is a need of independent assessment of the property. There are various types of surveyors and all belong to a professional body that certifies and gives license to operate … Read More »

Energy Efficiency Guide For Home And Commercial Builders

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012

If incorporated in initial plans and home designs, builders and future homeowners can easily maximize renewable energy sources. Builders who desire a cost-effective, energy-efficient and comfortable living space should consider employing solar water heaters, photovoltaic systems, passive solar heating  and other techniques. Here are some easy benchmarks to ensure these ideas are incorporated to your … Read More »

Trends In Efficient Energy For Residential And Commercial Buildings

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012

The main objective in energy efficiency is to minimize the amount of energy needed to produce products and services. Let’s say, insulating your house enables the building to utilize less cooling and heating systems to acquire the desired comfortable temperature. Installing natural skylights or fluorescent lights lessens the amount of energy necessary to obtain the … Read More »

Different Ways to Use Renewable Energy at Home

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012

Now more than ever, the increasing costs of electricity and natural gas are motivating people to look for cheaper alternatives. Being energy efficient shouldn’t be a challenge and, in fact, can be economically rewarding and make living in your homes more comfortable. Natural Home Heating There are several ways to heat your homes without blowing up your … Read More »

Harnessing Solar Panels Energy

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012

The sun radiates enough solar energy every hour to satisfy the Earth’s global energy requirements. The energy transmitted by the sun can be harnessed to make it more useable. Solar panels (also known as photovoltaic cells) utilize the renewable energy from the sun and are considered eco-friendly and clean method of storing solar energy. Solar … Read More »

The History and Modern Cob Wall

Wednesday, 25 April, 2012

History Cob is a material that consists of sand, straw, earth, water and clay, and has been compared to clay. Cob has a resistance to seismic activity, fireproof, and moderate in price. It is generally used in creating sculptural, artistic forms. The sustainability and eco-building movements began using this method again in recent years. Cob … Read More »