19 NOV 2018
BCIS recently carried out a component life expectancy survey online asking participants questions on the typical, minimum and maximum life of buildings and engineering components.
The survey targeted building surveyors, facility managers and building services engineers, and the response data has now been validated and updated on the BCIS component life module.
Based on the findings from the survey, the updated module comprises an extended list of building fabric and services components included in:
In addition, the existing components life data are now based on an increased sample size.
The component life module is included in the Building Running Costs Online service, providing an initial reference point of life expectancy information for anyone involved in the design, procurement or management of buildings.