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.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
12 March 2020
Consultation launched:

Consultation documents

Consultation document
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Approved Document F – Ventilation: consultation version
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Approved Document L - Conservation of fuel and power: consultation version
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Impact assessment
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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 

How to respond

Submit your comments by 12 March 2020, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Changes to the Building Regulations in Wales for new dwellings,
Building Regulations,
Welsh Government,
Rhydycar,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF48 1UZ