Category Archives: Building Regulations

Building regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to virtually every building.

What is a U-value? Heat loss, thermal mass and online calculators explained

Although the main focus of environmental performance of buildings is now on carbon usage, there is still a need to consider thermal performance of the building fabric as a contributing factor. Thermal performance is measured in terms of heat loss, and is commonly expressed in the construction industry as a U-value or R-value. U-value calculations…
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Guide to Building Regulations

Guide to Building Regulations The Building Regulations are a set of minimum standards to which your project must adhere. Find out what’s involved in meeting the requirements However beautifully designed your home, and however easily it got planning permission, you still have to ensure it’s built to the correct standards, laid out in the Building…
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