The Future Homes Standard (FHS) is part of the Government’s ambitions to be Net Zero by 2050 and requires the introduction of world-leading levels of energy efficiency and will be fully introduced by 2025.
The document proposes changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation). It introduces Part O, a new requirement to tackle the risk of overheating in new residential buildings.
To find out more about these regulations, view the documents below.
In the process of development, whether it is a new building, extending or altering an existing building, or changing the way a building is used, you will normally need to seek Building Regulation approval. Building Regulations specifically relate to the technical aspects of construction and cover such matters as structural stability, fire resistance, means of escape, disabled access, weather resistance, thermal insulation, drainage etc. etc.
View the documents below to find out more about these Building Regulations.