What is Part L?
The building regulations are coded by subject, and run from part A to P, Part L refers to thermal efficiency standards and affects insulation and heat loss.
The amended regulations on energy efficiency are now in effect — and as Douglas Adams said, “Don’t Panic”.
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As with all Government documents, the paperwork surrounding the new Building Regulations is daunting – around 600 pages of it – but actually it all boils down to two main points: the method of measurement shifts from elemental U-values to actual CO2 emissions and all domestic buildings need to show a 25% improvement on CO2 emissions over the 2006 standard.
And also see our own range of Part L Compliant Doors.
Edited by Chippy for DirectDoors.com