Part L 2010 – where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers

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An important step towards the zero carbon target for new homes

The overall aim of the 2010 revisions to Part L – to achieve a 25% improvement in CO2 emissions – is an important step towards the zero carbon target for new homes.

As a starting point for design and specification, this new guide, which was supported by DCLG, the Modern Masonry Alliance and the UK Timber Frame Association, looks at the implications of the changes to the building regulations and explains ways for new homes to meet the revised Part L.

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