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Achieving Compliance with the Building Regulations Part L

Construction Study Centre
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Length: 1 day
Location: Nationwide
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Course Description

Course Description

A Achieving Compliance with the Building Regulations Part L - 1-day in-house training course

This 1-day course provides professionals within the building industry with valuable practical guidance on how to demonstrate compliance with the new part L1A and L2A approved documents and amended L1B – L2B.

The new Approved Documents detail the next step changes to the Government’s intention to achieve zero carbon dwellings by 2016 and zero carbon non-dwellings by 2019. This course focuses on the requirements in detail, including the interpretation of the standards and, through the use of case studies involving real projects, guiding delegates through the compliance route.

By the end of the in-house programme, delegates will this understand the changes to Building Regulations, be aware of how fuel can be conserved and have sound knowledge of how to comply with the updated regulations.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for professionals in the building industry who are involved in demonstrating compliance with the new Building Regulations Part L.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be presented with a CPD Certificate of attendance.

Training Course Content

Introduction
Summary of the far reaching changes to Part L within the context of National, European and Worldwide legislation and guidance

PART L1A (Conservation of Fuel and Power) New Dwellings

  • Summary of the changes to Approved Document L1A
  • Five criteria to show compliance: carbon emissions, design flexibility, solar shading, construction consistency and end user information
  • Role of SAP 2005
  • Practical example using the SAP 2005 software
  • Sensitivity tests
  • Mandatory building pressure testing

PART L1B (Conservation of Fuel and Power) In Existing Dwellings

  • Summary of the changes to Approved Document L1B
  • Elemental method of compliance
  • Change of use, material alteration and historic buildings
  • Renovation, replacement and retention

PART L2A (Conservation of Fuel and Power) New Buildings Other than Dwellings

  • Summary of the changes to Approved Document L2A
  • Five criteria to show compliance: carbon emissions, design flexibility, solar shading, construction consistency and end user information.
  • Role of SBEM
  • Practical example using SBEM software.
  • Sensitivity tests
  • Alternative compliance software
  • Mandatory building pressure testing
  • LZC – low or zero carbon energy sources

PART L2B (Conservation of Fuel and Power) In Existing Buildings Other than Dwellings

  • Summary of changes to Approved Document L2B
  • Elemental method of Compliance
  • Consequential improvements
  • Change of use, material alteration and historic buildings
  • Renovation, retention and replacement

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Expenses

The cost of this in-house Achieving Compliance with the Building Regulations Part L course is £325 + VAT.

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6280 Bishops Court
Birmingham Business Park
B37 7YB Solihull

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