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Ska Interior Re/Fit/Out Environmental Assessment Method G#1115 N#1133

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Ska-Ratings Fit-Out/Refit Environmental Assessment Method

Ska-Rating Fit-Out/Re-fit Environmental Assessment Method
About:


Ska-Ratings

  • Office Fit-outs sustainability rating system
  • RICS and their development partners, who include a number of leading architects consultants, contractors active in the sector.
  • Joined by BrianSpecMan in 2014
  • With the recession currently favouring refurbishment rather than new build accommodation, the new assessment system offers a means of demonstrating that existing stock too can be delivered to a highest of environmental standards.
  • 99 good practice measures ranging from energy and CO2 emissions to waste, water and ‘wellbeing’.
  • Scoring system:
    • gold, silver or bronze rating.
  • The RICS is hosting the formal assessment route, which will require companies to obtain a quality-assured certificate from a certified assessor,
  • training courses for would-be assessors.
  • all information freely available
  • rating method, criteria and best practice guidance
  • http://www.ska-rating.com/index.html
  • online assessment tool
  • do-it-yourself fit-out assessments
  • do-it-yourself ratings for fit-out clients.
  • developed to suit the whole spectrum of owners and occupiers, including the smallest business
  • When the fit-out market is taken as a whole, this commercial sub-sector actually accounts for around 10% of total construction spend in the UK, according to the RICS.
  • Formally launched 2009, the rating system has been attracting attention on the sustainable construction front and has already managed to pick up several industry awards.

NGS Observations in 2009

  • This seems to take no account of OGC, GPP or Defra ambitions.
  • NGS was invited to critique Ska at the time
  • There are plenty of opportunities for its development

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
28th September 2013 – 30th November 2018

Ska-Rating Fit-Out/Re-fit Environmental Assessment Method
Images:


RICS logo png


Ska EAM Logo png

Ska Rating Criteria Compliant Product Logo png


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Fig. 3 NGS CPD

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© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
28th September 2013 – 30th November 2018

Ska-Rating Fit-Out/Re-fit Environmental Assessment Method
See Also:


NGS JARGON BUSTER

  • BREEAM
  • Code for Sustainable Homes
  • DREAM
  • EAM
  • EcoHomes
  • Environmental Assessment Methods
  • GreenStar
  • LEED
  • Ska
  • Ska Product Compliance Label System
  • Spear

NGS CPD


NGS LINKS


© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
28th September 2013 – 30th November 2018

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