Part F

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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Fire Safety Building Regulations – What installers need to know

Building Regulations Fire Safety Approved Document B has been revised and has a direct impact on ventilation systems. Paul Williams, Domus Ventilation Product Manager, explains the new regulations and what you need to do to comply. For those working in the ventilation sector, Part F is the go-to section of Building Regulations that you will […]

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“Greater consistency” needed for sealing pipework in Building Regs

PipeSnug is calling for greater consistency when it comes to effectively sealing pipework and service penetrations in both existing dwellings and new builds. This is the response following the Government’s latest consultation on the Future Buildings Standard. “While we are delighted that the benefits of pipe grommets and collars have already been specified for new […]

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First regulatory steps to net-zero point to bright future but raise concerns for shorter term – says BEAMA

Simon Harpin, Policy Manager at BEAMA, takes a look at the Building Regulations consultation on Part L, Part F and the Future Homes Standard. Recent comments from MHCLG Ministers suggest that the proposals for 2025 Building Regulations may go beyond levels suggested in the Future Homes Standard consultation that closes today. Coupled with other measures, the […]

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