Approved Document Part L of the UK Building Regulations is being progressively tightened up to move towards the Government’s target of all new buildings being zero carbon by 2019. The most recent revision came into effect in October 2010, and it is now apparent that this revision is pushing building designers to very high levels of energy efficiency.
However, the requirements are now so stringent that many design teams are resorting to the application of costly building-integrated renewable technologies in order to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings, instead of first considering the more cost-effective option of optimising insulation.
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