The Association of Building Engineers is the professional body for those specialising in the technology of building.
The ACAI acts in an advisory capacity, committed to maintaining appropriate codes of conduct and high professional standards commensurate with the functions of corporate and individual approved inspectors, as detailed in the Building Act 1984 and the Building Control Performance Standards (available from the ODPM website).
CHAS is one of the founders of third party accreditation. They are not only a trusted advisor on health & safety compliance, they are an authority. CHAS sets the industry benchmarks, provide assurance and reassurance, and offer best-in-class services that are easy to use and cost effective.
The Construction Industry Council occupies a unique role within the UK construction industry. Its members represent over 500,000 professionals working for, and in association with, the construction industry and more than 25,000 construction firms. It is the representative forum for the industry's professional bodies, research organisations and specialist trade associations.
Building Regulations Division ensures the health and safety of people in and around buildings by providing functional requirements for building design and construction. The regulations also promote energy efficiency and contribute to meeting the needs of disabled people.
The Institution of Structural Engineers
The Institution of Structural Engineers is the world’s largest membership organisation dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering
The Institution has over 27,000 members working in 105 countries around the world.
The Institution is an internationally recognised source of expertise and information concerning all issues that involve structural engineering and public safety within the built environment.
The core work of the Institution is supporting and protecting the profession of structural engineering by upholding professional standards and acting as an international voice on behalf of structural engineers.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
The RICS is one of the most respected and high profile global 'standards and membership' organizations for professionals involved in land, valuation, real estate, construction and environmental issues.