All Regulations articles – Page 3

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    News

    CITB launches SMEs green regs service

    2011-06-15T11:40:00Z

    Countdown alert system aimed at demystify regulation changes

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    Features

    Regs round-up

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    A whole alphabet of regulations may be changed soon, as the government aims to tighten up energy efficiency, while not overburdening businesses. It’s already rewritten the definition of zero carbon. Here’s what’s in force and what’s coming up

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    PV system

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Roofing specialist Redland has introduced a PV system suitable for existing roofs with a rafter width as little as 35mm.

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    Modular PV system

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Renewable energy specialist Siliken has launched a modular PV system designed for installation onto domestic roofs.

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    Thermostatic mixer taps

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Douglas Delabie has upgraded its Temposoft tap and mixer range to give water savings of up to 84% compared with traditional basin taps.

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    Mechanical ventilation

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Ventilations solutions specialist Airflow has launched a two zone mechanical ventilation with heat recovery unit called Duplexvent RK2.

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    Features

    Part L in practice

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    It was always going to be a big ask to meet the new energy performance and carbon reducing standards. But this project team seems to have found some (not too expensive) answers

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    Integrated PV

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Marley Eternit is set to launch an integrated PV product that it says is the first on the market to be compatible with fibre cement slates.

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    Solar hot water system

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Atmos Heating Systems has brought out a solar hot water system called EasySolar

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    News

    Sustainable urban drainage

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The system helps with compliance with the Code for Sustainable Homes and for situations where councils require SUDS as a condition of planning. The company said the system takes up to 95% up less space than conventional systems and is suitable for car parks and highways. It consists of a ...

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    Comment

    A path to zero carbon?

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Welcome to this year’s guide to codes and regulations, including Part L, energy research projects and innovative products

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    Features

    The better homes lab

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Designing energy-efficient homes is the easy bit - making sure the dwelling performs as expected is more tricky. That’s why forward-thinking housebuilders are embarking on some serious research. Alex Smith verifies the results

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    News

    Budget 'u-turn' on zero carbon homes

    2011-03-23T15:22:00Z

    Shock Budget decision to exempt home appliances from zero carbon definition

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    News

    Live debate: Is Code Level 6 pricing zero-carbon out of the market?

    2011-03-17T12:18:00Z

    Join a live online debate on the Code for Sustainable Homes at 11am GMT on Friday 18 March sponsored by H+H

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    Features

    Your easy guide to the Code for Sustainable Homes

    2010-12-10T00:00:00Z

    The new Code for Sustainable Homes has finally arrived. Here’s a 10-point summary of the changes and the suggestions that didn’t make it into the final document

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    News

    Housebuilders save £1bn with Part L loophole

    2010-11-09T12:19:00Z

    178,400 homes pre-registered with Building Control before the introduction of 2010 Part L will be built to lower energy standards

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    News

    Industry 'blissfully' unaware of European building codes

    2010-11-01T10:28:00Z

    Research finds civil engineers are not up to speed with Eurocodes leaving them vulnerable to potential litigation

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    How I learned to love part L

    2010-10-22T00:00:00Z

    The Building Regulations - it hardly needs saying - must be greeted with fear and loathing. But oddly, says Gus Alexander, they can instil a feeling approximating joy - if only for 10 seconds

  • An Example side-lit solar gain benchmark building from the national calculation methodology which comprises of a zone with a 1m tall band of glazing that faces east
    Features

    Solar gains and the new Part L: unless your building is a glass box it’s great news

    2010-10-01T12:46:00Z

    What impact will the new limits on solar gains have on office design?

  • Igloo Regeneration’s first development in London includes one block built to level four of the Code for Sustainable Homes
    Features

    Cost model: Part L for residential

    2010-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Housing developers face some interesting choices when complying with the new Part L. Simon Rawlinson of Davis Langdon and Tom Lelyveld of Aecom consider some of the options