Changes and Challenges for Building Regulations - Gateshead

12 June 2014

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Venue:

Gateshead Civic Centre, NE8 1HH

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

 

Fees:

RIBA CPD Club Members: Free of charge
RIBA /CIAT member: £59 (£70.80 inc VAT)
Non- members: £85 (£102 inc VAT)
Students: £15 (£18 inc VAT)

Booking:

Book online for individual seminars
RIBA members
Non-members
Alternatively, you can complete and return the downloadable booking form at the bottom of this page.

Contact:

Amy Tomlinson
0191 261 7441
amy.tomlinson@riba.org

Organiser:

RIBA North East

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