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Implications of the new Code guidance

Posted on December 13th 2010

The  latest  revision  to  the  Code  for  Sustainable  Homes  (CSH)  was  launched  last  month  (Nov  2010). Schemes can be assessed under the former May 2009 version up until the 9th of December but after this date  must  use  the  new  version,  unless  the  scheme  is  being  developed  under  the  2006  Building Regulations (Part L). It is early days to be …

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Demonstrating compliance with Part L 2010

Posted on December 6th 2010

Is a good EPC rating a guarantee of good energy performance? Rightly or wrongly, there has been a concern that design criteria for energy efficiency, which are used by energy assessors as the basis for energy performance certification, have not always carried through to the final construction of projects. New requirements in force with the introduction of Part L 2010 …

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