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    • David Inman BSc(Hons) MRICS AIEMA TechIOA An introduction to RICS Code of Measuring Practice – 6th Edition Chartered Surveyors Environmental Consultants www.diemltd.co.uk
    • About DIEM Ltd: Formed as limited company 2005 Chartered Surveyors Regulated by RICS Approved by Constructionline Member of the Surveyors Ombudsman Service www.diemltd.co.uk
      • About DIEM Ltd:
      • David Inman BSc(Hons) MRICS AIEMA TechIOA
      • Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
      • Chartered Environmental Surveyor
      • Associate Membership of the IEMA
      • IEMA registered EMS Auditor
      • Registered on RICS Domestic Energy Assessors accreditation scheme
      • Technician Member of the Institute of Acoustics (TechIOA)
      • RICS APC Doctor
      • Member of Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club
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      • RICS Code of Measuring Practice – 6 th Edition
      • Learning objectives:
      • The need for measuring
      • Code of Measuring Practice
      • Applications for measuring
      • Practical application of the code
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      • RICS – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
      • The key roles of RICS are to:
      • Regulate and promote the profession
      • Maintain the highest educational and professional standards
      • Protect clients and consumers through a strict code of ethics
      • Provide impartial advice, analysis and guidance
      • RICS motto on Coat of Arms
      • ‘ Est modus in rebus’ (There is measure in all things)
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    • Published in 2007 by RICS Available to buy from RICS Books or for members to download for free Replaced 5 th edition Guidance note therefore classed as “best practice” ie in view of RICS procedures that meet a high standard of professional practice www.diemltd.co.uk
    • 5 th Edition  6 th Edition  www.diemltd.co.uk
      • Some applications of the Code for Measuring Practice
      • Estate agency and valuation
      • Rating and council tax
      • Property management
      • Building cost estimation
      • Town planning
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    • Purpose of the Code The purpose of the Code is to provide succinct, precise definitions to permit the accurate measurement of buildings and land, the calculation of the sizes (areas and volumes) and the description or specification of land and buildings on a common and consistent basis. This may be required for valuation, management, conveyancing, planning, taxation, sale, letting, or acquisition purposes. The Code is intended for use in the UK only. RICS Code of Measuring Practice – 6 th Edition www.diemltd.co.uk
      • Core definitions
      • GEA (Gross External Area)
      • Gross External Area is the area of a building measured externally at each floor level.
      • GIA (Gross Internal Area)
      • Gross Internal Area is the area of a building measured to the internal face of the perimeter walls at each floor level
      • NIA (Net Internal Area)
      • Net Internal Area is the usable area within a building measured to the internal face of the perimeter walls at each floor level.
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      • Accuracy
      • Identifying the parameters for evaluating the level of accuracy
      • that should be attained you should look at:
      • What is the purpose of the measurement exercise?
      • What is being measured?
      • What are the site conditions at the time of measurement?
      • What would be the ramifications should the level of accuracy be deemed insufficient for the purpose?
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      • … To recap
      • RICS is regulatory body for property industry
      • It has a “best practice” guide for measurement called
      • The Code of Measuring Practice
      • The Code has 3 core definitions:
      • GEA (Gross External Area)
      • GIA (Gross Internal Area)
      • NIA (Net Internal Area)
      • Evaluate parameters of accuracy prior to work
      For more information about this presentation, please email: [email_address] www.diemltd.co.uk