All Regulations articles – Page 5

  • Houses
    Comment

    10 changes to Part L for 2010

    2010-04-30T17:17:00Z

    Our energy expert runs through the parts of the new rules that will have the biggest impact

  • Passivhaus
    News

    Pioneering UK Passivhaus certified

    2010-04-30T12:02:00Z

    First Passivhaus in the country to use traditional cavity wall construction cost £141,000 to build and will use 90% less energy for heating than average

  • Insulation
    News

    Government publishes Part L Approved Documents

    2010-04-30T10:58:00Z

    Under new rules some non-domestic buildings will be allowed to achieve less than a 25% reduction while others will be expected to exceed the target

  • energy certificate
    News

    Majority call for EPCs in smaller public buildings

    2010-04-06T09:34:00Z

    Response to EPBD proposals reveal support for display of energy certificates in buildings as small as 250sq m

  • biomass
    News

    Carbon reduction regs come into force

    2010-04-01T14:40:00Z

    Wall Engineering first to sign up to carbon reduction commitment

  • Reinforcement Bars
    News

    Eurocodes replace British Standards

    2010-04-01T14:34:00Z

    Ten structural Eurocodes replaced old British Standards today

  • Steel
    Features

    Structural Eurocodes: A lowdown

    2010-04-01T13:55:00Z

    From 1 April all public funded projects must be designed to the Eurocodes standard, which means large and small firms should be aware of their implications

  • John Healey, housing minister
    News

    Healey reveals green revamp for planning rules

    2010-03-09T16:58:00Z

    Housing minister to invest £10m in improving skills, back second wave of eco-towns and overhaul three planning policies

  • Sustainable housing
    News

    Building seeks views on Code for Sustainable Homes

    2010-03-02T11:15:00Z

    Discussion forum offers opportunity to put your opinions to policymakers

  • Affresol's plastic house
    News

    Welsh firm builds plastic house

    2010-02-25T12:55:00Z

    Affresol's building uses 18 tonnes of recycled material

  • Passivhaus scheme, Scotland
    News

    Fyne Initiative achieves Scottish Passivhaus first

    2009-12-16T11:26:00Z

    Developer first in region to gain full certification in the eco-standard for a new build property

  • Features

    Low-energy ventilation

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Vent-Axia has launched the Low Carbon Centra, a domestic extract fan which has the lowest specific fan power on SAP appendix Q, the list that means a product’s energy performance can be taken into account when carrying out the SAP assessment

  • Features

    Roof insulation

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Rockwool, manufacturers of non-combustible stone wool insulation, has developed a bespoke insulation system for the refurbishment of the grade II-listed Barbican Estate in London’s Square Mile

  • Features

    Highly insulated roofs

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    A new dual-insulation roof system from Kalzip has been used on the CO2Zero-LiveWork building in Bristol which is the first live/work scheme to be certified to level five of the Code for Sustainable Homes

  • Features

    Foundation systems

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Residential developer Skipton Properties is using Insulslab SFRC, a super-insulated and integrated foundation system, for its Grove Mills development in Keighley

  • Features

    Fire-retardant paints

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Dulux Trade has launched an extension to its Pyroshield flame-retardant range, which protects walls and ceilings and minimises flame spread in a fire

  • Features

    Casement windows

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Universal Aluminium Systems has launched the Unitherm 75 range of casement windows for domestic and light industrial applications

  • Features

    Green insulation boards

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Celotex has launched the FR4000 range of foil faced PIR insulation which has gained an “A” rating under the BRE’s Green Guide to Specification, helping it gain credits under the Code for Sustainable Homes

  • Features

    Prefabricated straw bale panels

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    ModCell prefabricated straw bale and hemp panels are as fire-safe as conventional materials, according to research carried out at the University of Bath

  • Bexley Academy
    News

    Paying lip service to hearing in schools

    2009-12-08T12:11:00Z

    With listening surely central to learning, why has it taken so long for the government to act seriously on acoustic standards in new schools?