building regs

No Payne, all gain. How the latest water testing technology is taking S Payne plumbing and heating to the next level

To try and tackle the issue of poor water quality in the nation’s heating systems, a revised British Standard BS 7593:2019 was introduced in May 2019. This standard has since been included in Part L of Building Regulations. It includes, amongst other measures, annual water testing to check the level of inhibitor and cleanliness of […]

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New Building Regulation Requirements – Part L and F – have come into force

With the new requirements coming into force in England from 15th June, BEAMA has published a collection of guidance documents to help installers and contractors design and install gas and oil fired wet central heating installations, electric heating, and ventilation systems, in accordance with the new Building Regulations (Part L and F). The guides include: […]

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Building Regs changes: What installers need to know

The changes to the Building Regulations are coming into effect from 15 June. Neil Sawers, Commercial Technical Manager at Grant UK, explains how they may affect installers. The changes to Part L (Conservation of fuel and power), Part F (Ventilation) and Part O (Setting Standards for overheating in new residential buildings) are the biggest set […]

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New Building Regulation Changes in 2022 – What Installers need to know

Important new Building Regulation changes will impact new homes and some existing homes from June this year – the changes being all about progressing the Government agenda in transitioning to net zero by 2050. John Thompson – CEO of the Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) – takes a look at what this means […]

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Changes to Part L, F and O of the Building Regulations – What installers need to know

Neil Sawers, Commercial Technical Manager for Grant UK, takes a look at the recent changes to the Building Regulations, which includes three Approved Documents which will affect the heating industry – Part L (Conservation of fuel and Power), Part F (Ventilation), and Part O (Setting Standards for overheating in new residential buildings). In December 2021, […]

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