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[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 […]

Technical »

[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…

Legislation & Regulations, News, Sustainability, website »

[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

Corus are always keeping on top of the issues faced by the building envelope and broader construction industries.  So, when Part L was changed in 2006, we updated our general guidance on this subject and produced a Colorcoat® Technical Paper, “Creating and air-tight building envelope” which tackles one of the most significant aspects of energy waste […]