HOW DO I CHOOSE THE RIGHT CONTRACTOR?
IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE SURE that you find the right contractor to do the job. Based on the home improvements report published by the Office of Fair Trading, we recommend that you should:
WHAT ABOUT THE NEW BUILDINGS REGULATIONS – THE CONSERVATION OF FUEL AND POWER?
The new version of Approved Document L (‘Part L’) of the Building Regulations -The Conservation of Fuel and Power – comes into force on April 6th 2006, and will represent a landmark in the industry’s contribution to the war against global warming and climate change.The document currently in the public domain is the draft version and, although there’s at least one change that’s going to be made, it’s expected that most of it will become a fact of life in April.
Most people are resistant to change and ‘New Part L” contains more than enough to make anyone feel uncomfortable. Although it’s fair to say that it’s not as tough as first thought, opinion about its potential effectiveness is divided, with some saying it’s gone too far and others that it hasn’t gone far enough.
But, whatever your view, it’s undeniable that many in the world of building design are fretting about how they’re going to cope with its demands. Well, don’t be fazed – get in touch and we can advise you what you need to be doing to meet the new regulations.