Changes and Challenges for Building Regulations - Nottingham

22 January 2014

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Venue:

MediCity, D6 Boots Campus, Nottingham NG90 1WT

Description:

This seminar will look at providing architects, contractors and consultants with a detailed understanding of how the Building Regulations are changing and the effects of the revised energy efficiency requirements, including:

  • the repeal of local Acts with overlapping fire safety provisions
  • new Approved Documents for Parts K, L, M, P and Regulation 7
  • changes to the Approved Documents covering Parts A, B and C
  • incorporation of the recast European Performance of Buildings Directive requirementson energy assessments
  • use of the new kWh/m2/year metric in the assessment of new homes and theprogression to zero carbon homes in 2016
  • removal of the Approved Inspector warranty link rule
  • further development of the competent persons self-certification role
  • changes to the building control system
  • insight into the proposed changes to the statutory sustainability requirements, coveringEPC’s, domestic and non-domestic CO2 emission calculation software
  • proposed changes to the Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM.

 Speaker: Stephen Barnshaw, Head of Technical Services,
 jhai Ltd

Fees:

RIBA CPD Club Members: Free of charge
RIBA members: £70.80 (£59 + VAT) 
Others: £102 (£85 + VAT)
RIBA Student Member: £18 (£15 + VAT)

Booking:

Contact:

Henrietta McCabe
01522 837 480
henrietta.mccabe@riba.org

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Organiser:

RIBA East Midlands

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