England & Wales Building Regulations: Part L1A conservation of fuel and power: New dwellings - A brief summary of requirements (Version 2)

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Part L1A, which came into effect in April 2006, is concerned with conserving the energy used by buildings in their day-to-day usage, as well as reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Every aspect of thermal performance has a part to play.

This Construction Briefing is an overview of the factors which contribute to energy loss, and the precautions that can be taken to help the conservation of fuel and power and comply with Part L1A.

This sheet offers a breakdown of the different components of a house which can effect thermal performance, and offers commentary of the nine steps of complying with Part L1A.


Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Fig 1: Key factors affecting the energy performance of a house addressed by Part L1A
  • The nine steps to complying with Part L1A

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