All Regulations articles – Page 3

  • Green for Growth
    Features

    Green for Growth: Display Energy Certificates

    2013-01-23T07:01:00Z

    In the first of a five-part series on our Green for Growth campaign aims, Building asks industry figures why it’s so vital to make accurate measurements of energy performance public knowledge

  • Specifier
    Features

    Security regulations: The safety catch

    2012-09-21T00:00:00Z

    Should the communities department’s recent Building Regulations consultation have done more to tighten security?

  • One Brighton
    Features

    The Regs Files: Energy perfomance in homes

    2012-05-25T00:00:00Z

    With the energy performance of new homes proving far worse in practice than in theory, the government has been spurred into action - but its proposed quality assurance process for Part L compliance has not met with universal approval

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    Features

    Housing ventilation: Bit of an air con

    2012-04-20T00:00:00Z

    In the race to build ever more airtight homes, it appears that housebuilders are sacrificing air quality, with some 95% of new dwellings failing Part F ventilation standards

  • Green Deal
    News

    Majority of builders say Part L changes 'not feasible'

    2012-03-27T07:02:00Z

    Seven out of ten builders say regulations to force people to make energy efficiency improvements won’t work

  • zero carbon homes
    News

    Better building services the key to making non-domestic buildings zero carbon

    2011-07-11T16:02:00Z

    New report suggests there is no point in making building fabric performance tougher than current standards

  • solar panels
    News

    CITB launches SMEs green regs service

    2011-06-15T11:40:00Z

    Countdown alert system aimed at demystify regulation changes

  • Regs
    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

  • regs
    News

    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.

  • siliken
    News

    Modular PV system

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

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

  • regs
    News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • reg4
    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

  • News

    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.

  • News

    Solar hot water system

    2011-05-27T00:00:00Z

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

  • regs
    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 ...

  • regs
    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

  • BRE Innovation park
    News

    Budget 'u-turn' on zero carbon homes

    2011-03-23T15:22:00Z

    Shock Budget decision to exempt home appliances from zero carbon definition

  • BRE Innovation park
    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