Back in print for the first time in years, the Watts Pocket Handbook renews its commitment to share industry knowledge by providing technical and legal information across a comprehensive spread of property and construction topics.
Compiled by the Watts Technical Director, the Handbook provides specialist information and guidance on a vast selection of construction related subjects including:
Contracts and procurement
Materials and defects
Environmental and sustainability issues
Watts Pocket Handbook remains the must-have reference book for professionals and students engaged in construction, building surveying, service engineering, property development and much more.
Trevor Rushton is Technical Director at Watts Group Limited. He has been the editor of the Watts Pocket Handbook for over 15 years and involved since the first edition in 1983. He is the author of Deleterious and Hazardous Building Materials and Defects in Industrial and Commercial Buildings both published by RICS Books together with numerous articles for the Building Surveying Journal. He is a regular speaker at RICS conferences and seminars.
Introduction 1. Property 2. Development and procurement 3. Legislation 4. Materials and Defects 5. Sustainability 6. Useful resources