Part L

PipeSnug welcomes Part L changes: New Approved Document specifies the use of pipe collars and grommets

PipeSnug has welcomed the recent government response to its consultation on the Part L of the Building Regulations, which specifies the use of pipe grommets and collars on incoming service penetrations and internal building services in new build dwellings. The new Approved Document Part L primarily addresses energy efficiency and air tightness in buildings in […]

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PipeSnug releases new video in time for changes to Part L

PipeSnug has released a new video animation which has been produced to visually explain the time saving, cost effective and energy efficient benefits of using PipeSnug and FlueSnug to seal around pipes. Filled with characters such as builders, plumbers and energy assessors, the animation has been produced to capture the attention of as many people […]

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Introducing the FlueSnug at InstallerFESTIVAL

PipeSnug showcased its latest innovation at InstallerFESTIVAL – the FlueSnug. Just like the popular 32mm, 40mm and 110mm sizes of PipeSnug, the new FlueSnug seals around the boiler flue in the wall, giving a professional finish. You don’t need to mix mortar or use silicone and it can be fitted into a core drilled hole […]

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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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Elmhurst Energy welcomes consultations on potential changes to Parts L and F of the Building Regulations

Elmhurst Energy has welcomed the consultations opened by the Government on The Future Home Standard, including Parts L and F of the Building Regulations. The consultation sets out the government’s plans for the Future Homes Standard, including proposed options to increase the energy efficiency requirements for new homes in 2020. The Future Homes Standard will […]

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