Further Reading



Energy Efficiency Regulations.

Government response to 22 July 2014 Consultation on the domestic regulations and non–domestic private rented sector (England and Wales)

pdf  Private Rented Sector Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Regulations (Non-Domestic)

pdf  Private Rented Sector Energy Efficiency Regulations (Domestic)


The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

Under article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, all 28 EU Countries are required to introduce a scheme of regular energy audits for large companies and their corporate groups.

pdf  Complying with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme.


Water Part G Compliance.

In April 2010 the UK Government updated Part G of the Building Regulations with new requirements for water efficiency

pdf  Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency


Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP).

Part L1 of the Building Regulations came into effect in April 2002. These amendments insist upon the calculation of a SAP rating for all new dwellings and those converted through material change of use.


pdf  The Building Regulations L1A.

pdf  The Building Regulations L1B.


Commercial Part L Compliance

Building Regulations Part L2A & L2B ensures the proposed development/extension shall meet the minimum standards set by Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM).

pdf  The Building Regulations L2A.

pdf  The Building Regulations L2B.


Legionella Assessment.

Specific guidance on the control of Legionella bacteria is contained in the following publications:

pdf  Legionnaires’ Disease: The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems.

pdf  Legionnaires’ Disease: Part 2: The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Hot and Cold Water Systems HSG274 2014.

pdf  BS 8580: 2010 Water quality.  Risk assessments for Legionella control.  Code of Practice.


Air Conditioning Inspection.

pdfImproving the Energy Efficiency of your Buildings: A guide to Air Conditioning inspections for buildings.


Domestic Energy Performance Certificate.

pdf  Improving the Energy Efficiency of your Buildings: A guide to energy performance certificates for the marketing, sale and let of dwellings.