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RICS debate

Who would back a ‘retrofit only’ mandate? RICS debate airs range of industry views


Industry experts met last week at RICS’ Parliament Square headquarters to discuss how much weight should be given to retrofit schemes by the planners and regulators. Tom Lowe reports


Liz Peace replaces Michael Bichard as RICS senior independent governor


Former British Property Federation boss among four new senior appointees at institution


More than half of construction professionals don’t measure embodied carbon, says RICS


Despite growing enthusiasm for green building, carbon measurement not impacting on material choice

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Housing demand still weak as mortgage affordability remains ‘stretched’, says RICS


Stabilisation of interest rates offers glimmer of hope to struggling sector

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RICS launches election manifesto ahead of party conferences


Body asks parties to commit to housing delivery strategy

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RICS publishes second edition of whole life carbon assessments standard


Updated version expanded to encompass all built assets across the world