Part F of the UK Building Regulations focuses on ventilation, which is an increasingly important aspect of building design and construction. It specifies the minimum standards required to provide adequate ventilation in a building, and is concerned with ensuring that sufficient air changes occur within the building to provide a healthy indoor environment.
One of the methods in moving towards a carbon zero 2050 adopted by the current UK government has been to create energy-saving schemes for households and businesses, such as the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).
What is ESOS?
The ESOS is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for large organisations in the UK. It was introduced as a part of the government’s response to Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) – a common framework of measures for increasing energy efficiency within the European Union back in 2012.
The term parge coat refers to the application of a thin coat of cement or polymeric mortar to concrete or masonry walls. Great, but why is this practice done and how does it work? We’ve got the answers you need.
There are three main types of boilers for residential properties in the UK: combi boilers, system boilers and conventional boilers. Which one is best will depend on your needs and what is important to you. There are also a number of alternatives coming onto the market in the UK like air source heat pumps and other, often eco-friendlier ways in which to heat your home and water.
A Party Wall Agreement is an agreement between a property or homeowner and their adjoining neighbours, regarding any building work that may affect shared walls, outbuildings or boundaries. A Party Wall Agreement will be of relevance to terraced and semi-detached properties, who will naturally have another property or other properties with whom they will share a wall.