Tag : Building regulations
Leading players in the ventilation sector have called for a major overhaul of Approved Document F of the Building Regulations to address longstanding concerns about insufficient provisions to meet occupants’ health and wellbeing needs.
BESA Technical Director Tim Rook hopes the recently announced government-backed review of building regulations launched following the Grenfell Tower fire will have a sufficiently broad remit to meet key compliance and safety issues.
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.
A new bill to be introduced to parliament that sets out new rules for managing cash retentions will be backed by a number of industry bodies such as BESA and electrical and engineering services group ECA.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has criticised a failure to implement a deep clean of ventilation systems in homes surrounding Grenfell Tower.
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.
The government will soon unveil the next steps in its review of UK building regulations following the Grenfell Tower fire on June 14.
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
A new UK building safety regulator and the introduction of stronger sanctions on bad practice are among key proposals of a major new government consultation on construction.
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.