As of 15 June 2022, the above guidance will change due to the Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2021 and the following two approved documents will then come in to force: ·
This update to the building regulations in relation to the conservation of fuel and power highlights a significant uplift to existing energy efficiency requirements. These changes to improve energy efficiency across the board give a strong starting point towards the proposed Future Homes Standard, due to be introduced by government in 2025.
As of 15 June 2022, the above guidance will change due to the Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2021and the following two approved documents will be in force: ·
To find out more about these changes to Parts L and F please click the links below
The new Part O comes into effect on 15 June 2022 and applies to new dwellings, institution or any other building containing one or more rooms for residential purposes (other than a room in a hotel) The purpose of this regulation is to reduce indoor overheating by: ·
The new Part S comes into effect on 15 June 2022 and applies to new residential and non-residential buildings; buildings undergoing a material change of use to dwellings; residential and non-residential buildings undergoing major renovation; and mixed-use buildings that are either new or undergoing major renovation. The Approved Document provides technical guidance regarding the installation and charge point requirements in Part S to the Building Regulations
To find out more about the changes to Parts F & L and the New Document O & S in regards to New Dwellings please click the link below