Part L 2013 – where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers – timber frame construction (for England)

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Timber frame construction England

This guide provides a starting point for designing new homes to comply with the 2013 edition of Approved Document L1A ‘Conservation of fuel and power’ (England). It gives examples of some typical homes, outlining a combination of measures needed to comply with ADL1A 2013. The intention is to give a broad understanding of the specifications that may be adopted as a starting point for detailed design. It also illustrates the effects of thermal bridging, which has a considerable impact on the approaches to overall compliance.

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