Summary Consultation on the uplift to standards of Part L of the Building Regulatio ns and changes to Part F. This uplift is the first step in achieving the Fu ture Homes Standards.
This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 7 February 2020
Consultation description This consultation sets out our plans for the Future Homes Standard, includi ng proposed options to increase the energy efficiency requirements for new homes in 2020. The Future Homes Standard will require new build homes to be future-proofed with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency; it will be introduced by 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 Pa rt L for new homes, including changes to Part F (ventilation), its associat ed Approved Document guidance, airtightness and improving as-built performa nce of the constructed home.
Impact assessment Approved Documents L and F: draft guidance Research into ventilation and indoor air quality in new homes Research into overheating in new homes