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Maidstone's Experts in All Things Building Regulations Part L

New building site in LondonWorking across Maidstone and Kent, we specialise in the assessment of existing and new buildings for Building Regulations Parts L1A and L1B.

As you may know, it's now vitally important to have your buildings assessed by experienced and dedicated professionals, but with building regulations relating to energy efficiency and air leakages getting stricter year on year, it is now of paramount importance.  

In fact, building regulations across Maidstone and Kent are now set so low that innovative and new designs and technologies are required to make sure that the new dwellings pass.  

At Tophouse Assessments, we combine full certifications and qualifications with many decades of expertise and experience to accurately assess your Maidstone building design to the very latest building regulations Part L. We also work closely with designers and architects at the very beginning stage of the project to ensure the building complies.

We work across Kent, including Maidstone, so call our experienced and qualified 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 Part L, you are required to provide Maidstone's local authority with a full compliance notice no later than one day before the building work is due to commence. This should include the following;

  • 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 regulations you're trying to pass and regardless of what building project you're looking to undertake anywhere across Maidstone and Kent, let the experts at Tophouse Assessments provide you with the SAP calculations and advice you need to ensure success.  

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