For more information on building regulations please refer to: www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregs


Part L - Conservation of fuel and power

The legal framework and Approved Documents for Part L (Conservation of fuel and power) were last revised by amendments that came into effect in 2010-2011. The document now consists of four parts:

  • Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings

  • Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings

  • Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings

  • Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings

Click here for more information from the Planning Portal website and to download the Part L document.

Part F - Ventilation

  • Approved Document F was last amended in 2010. It covers the requirements with respect to Ventilation.

  • Click here for more information from the Planning Portal website and to download the Part F document.

Part B - Fire safety

  • Approved Document B of schedule 1 of the Building Regulations covers the requirements with respect to Fire safety.

  • Click here for more information from the Planning Portal website and to download the Part B document.

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