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Tag : Building regulations

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  • indoor air quality

    Government commits to Building Regs IAQ rethink

    News15 April, 2019

    The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has pledged to address industry concerns over current ventilation and indoor air quality standards (IAQ) as part of a forthcoming review of Buil

  • hvn logo

    The H&V News Heatingcast #1:Talking life beyond Brexit with SEC Group's Rudi Klein

    News7 March, 2019

    Despite continued uncertainty over how Brexit will impact trade, regulations and the construction supply should it go ahead as scheduled at the end of this month, the UK HVAC industry must undergo significant change to adapt to a changing global market place.

  • district heating online

    CPA welcomes latest government Hackitt review response plans

    News3 January, 2019

    A lack of transparency concerning the performance of construction products remains a pressing concern for the building services sector as the government commits to introduce a series of changes to safety regulations.

  • damp and condensation

    Industry warnings over eye-opening scope of ventilation standards failures

    Features19 November, 2018

    A range of associations and bodies that have spoken to H&V News in recent months have cited how a lack of clarity in building regulations and limited enforcement of these rules, particularly for existing or refurbished properties, poses health risks from creating poorly ventilated dwellings and office spaces.

  • social housing south east image

    Government seeks stronger regulator to aid social housing overhaul

    News14 August, 2018

    The government has set out several key aims that it hopes will overhaul the quality of social housing in the UK. This will include the introduction of a stronger regulator and new standards on home quality that will determine factors such as energy efficient heating.

  • boiler pilot

    Govt raps British Gas and warns installers there can be no 'opt-out' of Boiler Plus

    News1 August, 2018

    The government has told British Gas to stop providing quotations that fail to fully comply with Boiler Plus standards and reminded installers that the standards are mandatory

  • gas boiler controls

    Government will 'remind British Gas of responsibilities' over Boiler Plus

    News26 June, 2018

    The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has said it will be “reminding” British Gas of its responsibilities to ensure every service it provides meets the minimum requirements of the mandatory Boiler Plus efficiency standards introduced in April this year.

  • boiler pilot

    Boiler Plus under fire as customers reject mandatory standards compliance

    News12 June, 2018

    British Gas is offering quotations to customers that decline to purchase new or replacement heating appliances that complies with the recently introduced mandatory Boiler Plus standards, leading to questions over policing of the new efficiency regulations.

  • Post-Grenfell building regulations review demands radical reforms

    News17 May, 2018

    The Independent Review of Building Regulations launched following the Grenfell Tower fire has demanded radical regulatory reform of how buildings are designed, built and maintained, with the government committing to seek advice on how best to ensure “meaningful” change.

  • co alarm

    Government to review CO alarm regulations

    News1 May, 2018

    A government review of carbon monoxide alarm regulations that is set to launch later this year will consider whether a blanket requirement should be introduced that would require the devices to be in place for all forms of heating systems. 

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