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This consultation ended 12 March 2020.

Consultation period:
19 December 2019 to 12 March 2020
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on changes to Part L (Conservation of Fuel and Power) and Part F (Ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new dwellings.

Consultation documents

Consultation document , file type: PDF, file size: 2 MB

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2 MB
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Approved Document F – Ventilation: consultation version , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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1 MB
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Approved Document L - Conservation of fuel and power: consultation version , file type: PDF, file size: 2 MB

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2 MB
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Impact assessment , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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1 MB
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Additional information

This consultation sets out our plans to improve the energy efficiency requirements for new homes in 2020. The document also provides detail on the direction of travel for energy efficiency requirements for introduction in 2025.

This document is the first stage of a two-part consultation about proposed changes to the Building Regulations. It also covers the wider impacts of Part L for new homes, including changes to Part F (Ventilation), its associated Approved Document guidance, airtightness and improving as-built performance of the constructed home.

Help and support

For more information about this consultation e-mail: enquiries.brconstruction@gov.wales