building regulations

71% of installers don’t think Part L is a step in the right direction

Almost three quarters (71%) of heating installers in the UK do not think that the updates to Part L are a good step in the right direction for the industry and a further quarter (23%) think that the updates to Part L need to go further to have a real impact, according to new research […]

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Building regulations changes to Part L – What installers need to know

The grace period for changes to Building Regulations that came into force in June 2022 has now come to an end. This means the updated rules now apply to any projects that haven’t yet started and to all new work moving forward. There are some specific changes in relation to heating that must now be […]

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Upcoming Building Regulations – What installers need to know

Adam May, Commercial Director at Wolseley Infrastructure, takes a look at how upcoming building regulations are already changing behaviour in the sector: As the UK continues to transition towards becoming a more climate-friendly country with net zero carbon emissions, the way that homes and public buildings are heated is evolving too. New Building Regulations will […]

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Polypipe Building Products launches ‘A Question of Regs’ campaign

Polypipe Building Products has launched a new campaign to support heating installers through the updates to the Building Regulations as the grace period draws to a close on 15 June this year. The campaign began in March and will run throughout 2023. It kicks off with the launch of the new game show ‘A Question […]

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How installers can make sure they comply with Part L building regulations

The way that we heat our homes is one of the biggest contributors to carbon emissions in the UK. So, with ambitious government targets of reducing carbon emissions in homes by 75% under the Future Homes Standard, which is due to come into force in 2025, the changes to Part L have been introduced as […]

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