All Regulations articles – Page 3

  • Technical

    Green notebook: Part L is just the beginning

    2006-04-21T00:00:00Z

    The Code for Sustainable Homes could mean even tougher rules

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    News

    Part L sends costs spiralling

    2006-04-13T00:00:00Z

    Delays in approving Barts & Royal London mean it must now comply with tough new carbon regulations

  • News

    Rushed part L forces councils to break law

    2006-03-31T00:00:00Z

    Building control officers say they will not be able to enforce new carbon-cutting legislation for six months after it becomes law next week.

  • News

    Part L law is finally published

    2006-03-24T00:00:00Z

    The government has finally published legislation aimed at cutting carbon emissions from buildings, to come into force next month.

  • Opinion

    Why Part L is set to empower architects

    2006-03-24T00:00:00Z

    Building legislation in the UK is finally coming into step with what the scientists have been telling us since the 1970s: that global climate change is unavoidable and fossil fuel supplies are in demise.

  • Opinion

    Rise above government's Part L botches

    2006-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Here is Tony Blair speaking last month after a government report said there is only a small chance of greenhouse gas emissions being kept below dangerous levels: "It is now plain that the emission of greenhouse gases… is causing global warming at a rate that is unsustainable."

  • News

    Clients get cold feet over Part L delay

    2005-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Government delay in implementing new building regulations for environmental performance is making major clients reluctant to commission new architecture.

  • News

    Part Late

    2005-08-26T00:00:00Z

    The introduction of the new Part L building regulations has been delayed until April 2006, the government announced this week.

  • News

    Stick to Part L promise, architects tell minister

    2005-07-22T00:00:00Z

    Fears that key measure over environmental upgrades will be dropped

  • Archive Titles

    Society challenges draft amendments to Part L

    2000-11-07T00:00:00Z

    The Society of Light and Lighting Technical Committee's detailed response to the DETR's proposals for amending Part L of the Building Regulations states that, as they stand, "some of the proposals are neither understandable nor enforcable."