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[15 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

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Architecture, Featured, Sustainability, Tata Steel, Technical »

[31 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Planning for compliance? Tata Steel will work with you, providing objective support and advice at the design phase to help you achieve compliance, optimum performance and lower overall costs. Technically superior buildings that match your vision We understand the challenges of the construction industry. If you are building to specific sustainability credentials or performance criteria we […]

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[28 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

A new guide which summarises the new regulations and policies surrounding green buildings has been made available to business owners. The guide, published by the Zero Carbon Hub, aims to make it easier for commercial property owners to upgrade their buildings. Zero carbon building According to greenwisebusiness.co.uk, it covers the new definition of a ‘Zero […]

Sustainability, Technical »

[15 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

In a move to drive towards new government targets of zero carbon buildings by 2019, the revised Part L Building Regulations were released in October last year. The 2010 revision of this document requires an overall 25% reduction in building CO2 emissions compared with 2006. Further revisions with associated reductions in CO2 emissions are expected […]

Building Envelope, Building Regulations, Featured, Headline, News »

[6 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

The recent change to Part L present a major step change in how the energy use of buildings is determined as the Government moves towards their aspiration for zero carbon buildings. Part L covers the building regulations in England and Wales and in Scotland this covered by Technical Handbook, Section 6 – Energy. The regulations […]

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[1 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Approved Document L of the Building Regulations has undergone a major revision, which is a step on the governments stated trajectory to zero carbon. The design, assessment and on site construction of building details is one of the main areas of focus as these can contribute significantly towards the overall heat losses through the building envelope…

Colorcoat Connection, News, Technical »

[9 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Approved Document L of the Building Regulations, for the conservation of fuel and power, has recently undergone a major revision, which came into force on the 1st October 2010. The overall impact of the changes will be a 25% reduction in the CO2 emissions…

Colorcoat Connection, Refurbishment, Sustainability »

[29 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

There are many reasons to consider the refurbishment of an existing building. The need to refurbish will depend upon the condition of the building and its application. Quite often with industrial and warehouse premises the refurbishment is undertaken out of necessity e.g. for a leaking roof!

Legislation & Regulations, News, Sustainability, website »

[29 Feb 2008 | No Comment | ]

The latest revision of Part L was launched in April 2006 amongst much confusion in the construction industry.  The non-domestic part (ADL2A) of the regulations is now reliant on a whole-building carbon emissions calculation carried out by a piece of software known as SBEM.  SBEM is continually being updated by the BRE and Version 3.01 […]