Building Regulations

Approved Document L2A: Conservation of fuel and power - New buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition) DCLG

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)
Price: £12.00

This edition - Part L2A (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new non-domestic buildings to be 9% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition's standards.

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This 2013 edition contains a 'concurrent notional building specification' where, if a building is designed and built entirely to it, it would meet the required target emission rate. The approved document advises the designer and builder that using the specification may not be the most economic solution for the building.

The focus is on building fabric and efficient services being the most effective way of achieving energy efficiency targets in buildings at present. The option for quality assured building detailing has been taken out of the new documents with the only alternative to nothing now being accredited construction details.

This approved document contains an abridged version of the BRE's latest National Calculation Modelling Guide.

For use in England.

Extent 40 pages ISBN 9781859465127
Size A4 Price £12.00
Format Paperback Published 03 Apr 2014
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