Useful links

BRE – Building Research Establishment

BIS – Department for Business Innovation and Skills

CIC – Construction Industry Council

CIH – Chartered Institute of Housing

CIRIA – Construction Industry Research and Information Association

CIOB – Chartered Institute of Building

CITB – Construction Industry Training Board

Constructing Excellence

CSN –  Construction Sector Network

Cut the Carbon

DCLG -Department for Communities and Local Government

EST – Energy Savings Trust

HCA – Homes and Communities Agency

ICE – Institution of Civil Engineers

NFA – National Federation of Almos

RIBA – Royal Institute of British Architects

RICS – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Shelter Housing and Homelessness Charity

Tenancy Deposit Protection



Trade Organisations

APHC – Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors

BWF – British Woodworking Federation

CIPHE – Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineers

CORC – Confederation of Roofing Contractors

CCS – Considerate Constructors Scheme

ECA – Electrical Contractors Association

EEF – Engineering Employers Federation

FCC – Federation of Crafts & Commerce

FMB – Federation of Master Builders

FENSA – Fenestration Self Assessment Scheme

FPDC – Federation of Plastering and Drywall Contractors


HETAS – Heating Equipment Testing and Approval Scheme

INCA – Insulated Cladding Association

NFB – National Federation of Builders

NFRC – National Federation of Roofing Contractors

NICEIC – National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting

NICF – National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers

PCA – Property Care Association

PDA – Painting and Decorating Association

TTA – The Tile Association