Changes and challenges for Building Regulations - London (Portland Place)

11 March 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Venue:

66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Description:

This seminar will look at providing architects, contractors and consultants with a detailed understanding of how the Building Regulations are changing looking at the following:

  • 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 requirements on energy assessments
  • a detailed analysis of the changes to the energy efficiency requirements of the regulations including Part L
  • the use of the new kWh/m2/year metric in the assessment of new homes and the progression 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.

This session will aim to offer:

  • a review of the proposed 2013/2014 revisions to the Building Regulations
  • an insight into the proposed changes to the statutory sustainability requirements, covering EPC's, domestic and non-domestic CO2 emission calculation software
  • an awareness of proposed changes to the Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM.

Speaker:

Stephen Barnshaw, Head of technical services, jhai

For further information on other upcoming seminars and the RIBA CPD Core Programme 2014 in London please see here.

Fees:

RIBA/CIAT Individual member: £70.80 (£59 + VAT)
Non-member: £102 (£85 + VAT)
RIBA Student member: £18 (£15 + VAT)

Booking:

Online Booking –

RIBA Members

Non-Members

Register

Alternatively please complete the booking form within the flyer below and return.

Contact:

Emma Livingston-Jones / Tom Symonds
020 7307 5352
cpdlondon@riba.org

Organiser:

RIBA London

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