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Part G (Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency)

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These Approved Documents have been amended because of the introduction of the revised Approved Document supporting regulation 7 (Materials and Workmanship).
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Technical guidance on Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations about sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency.
This Approved Document has six requirements:
  • cold water supply
  • water efficiency
  • hot water supply and systems
  • sanitary conveniences and washing facilities
  • bathrooms and kitchen
  • food preparations areas.

The document also mentions other standards that can be used for compliance purposes.

2018 changes

Please note the amendment slip to Approved Document G which comes into effect from 1 November 2018.

Archived versions of Approved Document G are available at the National Archives (external link).