RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body that accredits professionals within the land, property, construction, and infrastructure sectors worldwide. Individuals holding the professional MRICS or FRICS designation are entitled to use the professional title designation "Chartered Surveyor" and variations such as "Chartered Building Surveyor" or "Chartered Quantity Surveyor", depending on their chosen specialist qualifications and field of expertise.
Through RICS' credential and professional standards, it creates confidence in markets and is known for effecting positive change in the built and natural environments.
RPSA (Residential Property Surveyors Association)
The RPSA is a representative body for independent specialist residential surveyors who are accredited by the internationally recognised Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Surveyor And Valuer Accreditation (SAVA), which is part of National Energy Services (NES).
The RPSA is dedicated to working for its members to deliver a range of surveying products of the highest possible quality to serve the needs of consumers. The Building & Utilities Survey (BSS ) is the first of these products, which is now being distributed nationally through a specially created panel working with homebuyers' conveyancers.
The RPSA is a representative body for independent specialist residential surveyors. We are dedicated to working for our members to deliver a range of surveying products of the highest possible quality to serve the needs of consumers, and to raise overall standards of residential surveying for both home sellers and home buyers
NES, NHER & SAVA
NES, NHER & SAVA offer
- Training and qualifications for social landlords and residential surveyors and valuers
- Accreditation schemes for residential surveyors
- Residential surveying software
- Consultancy, research and project management
NES - National Energy Services Building in Milton Keynes We are a team of software developers, environmental scientists, building services engineers, building physicists, business management specialists, statisticians and residential surveyors.
NES are based in Milton Keynes at the National Energy Centre, a building designed to high energy efficiency standards.