The consequences of fire and other damages (eg, water) tend to be the domain mostly of a few specialistsinsurance experts and surveyors acting for the insurance institutions. Faced with instructions to act on behalf of a building owner, to analyse the damage, advise on reinstatement and give guidance in optimising insurance benefits, many designers and quantity surveyors need to seek further advice. This book, written by a quantity surveyor with extensive experience in the field, provides practical help and includes a chapter on the legal background, including the aspect of betterment.
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Table of Contents
Introduction; Understanding fire; Assembling the facts and counting the costs; The means of defence; Design, insurance and the LPC Rules; Occupation and the fire certificate; Management; Sums insured; Preparing a valuation report; Disclosure and placing the risk; After the fire; The claim and the reinstatement; Appendix 1: Application for a fire certificate; Appendix 2: A fire certificate; Appendix 3: Example of a valuation report; Glossary