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Helping Brighton Clients Pass Building Regulations Part L1A and L1B

New building site in BrightonWorking across the whole of Sussex, including Brighton, we specialise in the assessment of existing and newly built premises for Building Regulations Part L1A and L1B.

While it is already absolutely vital to have both new and old buildings assessed by experienced and trusted SAP calculation and air tightness testing professionals, it is even more so now thanks to the new building regulations relating to air leakages, energy efficiency and air permeability.

In fact, the current building regulations across Brighton and Sussex are now set so low that new and innovative designs and technologies are now required to ensure that any new domestic or commercial dwellings pass.

At Tophouse Assessments, we combine full qualifications and certifications with decades of experience and expertise to accurately assess your Brighton building design to the very latest building regulations Part L. We also work closely with architects and designers from the initial stage of the project to ensure the commercial or domestic building complies.

We work across Sussex, including Brighton, so call our qualified and experienced team today on 01634 799115 for free building regulations Part L advice and a no obligation quotation.

What is Building Regulations Part L?

Part L of the Building Regulations deals with the conservation of fuel and power. There are four approved documents;

Part L1a

Part L1a for new dwellings (flats and houses)

Part L1b

Part L1b applies to work on existing dwellings or buildings converted to dwellings

L2a for commercial buildings

L2a applies to new commercial buildings

L2b for existing buildings

L2b applies to existing commercial buildings

Providing A Full Compliance Checklist

As part of the current building regulations, you will be required to provide Brighton's local authority with a full compliance report no later than 24 hours before any construction or building work is due to commence. This should include:

  • The target emission rate and fabric energy efficiency for the building
  • An evaluation of alternative high energy efficiency systems
  • The calculated CO2 emission rate and fabric energy efficiency from the building as designed
  • A list of specifications to which the dwelling is to be constructed

So whatever building project you're looking to undertake across Brighton or Sussex and no matter what building regulations you're trying to pass, let the experts at Tophouse Assessments provide you with comprehensive advice and SAP calculations you need to ensure success. 

Contact us today to discuss your Brighton building regulations requirements with one of our experienced and friendly team and receive free advice and guidance.