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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Guide to Building Regulations 3rd ed isbn 9781859466179

Guide to Building Regulations 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781859465066
New Edition ISBN: 9781859466179
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781859463543
Published: April 2014
Publisher: RIBA Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Written to save time for hard-pressed users, the uncluttered and user-friendly layout of the Guide allows the essential facts to be assimilated quickly and enables readers to navigate easily from section to section.

This new edition of the Guide has been fully revised and updated to incorporate 2013 ammendments to the Building Regulations, including:-

  • Replacing the currently-referenced standards in Part A (Structure) with the new British Standards based on Eurocodes
  • Aligning the existing guidance in Approved Document C (Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture) with the most up-to-date radon maps to ensure the safety provisions are targeted appropriately
  • Wholesale revision of Part L (Conservation of fuel and power) to reduce carbon dioxide emissions further
  • Clarifying the guidance on Access Statements in Approved Document M (Access to and use of buildings)
  • Rationalising the guidance supporting Parts M, K and N (Access, Protection from falling, collision and impact and Glazing respectively) to remove unnecessary costs on business
  • Making changes to the technical guidance in Approved Document B (Fire safety) to resolve practical problems in the application of Requirement B2 (Internal fire spread (linings))
  • Setting out the intention to take forward the repeal of the fire protection provisions in the Local Acts
  • Setting out the non-regulatory approach proposed in relation to domestic security and Changing Places toilets.

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