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Building Regulations, Codes and Standards

Author(s): Mark Key

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Publication date: 04 October 2022
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Building Regulations and Standards is a concise practical guide to requirements of the building regulations explaining how to achieve compliance to secure safe, sustainable and healthy developments. The book provides clarity on key roles and responsibilities for ensuring compliance across all technical areas, showing how requirements of the regulat

Building Regulations, Codes and Standards is a practical guide to the requirements of the building regulations, explaining how to achieve compliance in order to secure safe, sustainable and healthy developments. 

Together, the book and supplementary digital checklists provide a practical resource for ensuring compliance across all technical areas, showing how requirements of safety, environmental performance and occupant wellbeing can become hand-in-hand considerations to be achieved as a coherent whole. Features include

  • overview of basic definitions and requirements within the building regulations in England, including functional requirements and guidance contained in approved documents for domestic and commercial development 
  • supplementary digital checklists that provide a one stop aid to compliance with all technical requirements 
  • coverage of changes to the building regulations introduced in 2022, including changes to Approved Document B as a result of the Hackitt Review 
  • comparison of building regulations and advanced codes and standards that are applied in Europe, North America, Australasia and Japan 
  • overview of leading voluntary building rating schemes such as BREEAM New Construction, the Well Building Standard and Home Quality Mark 
  • blueprint for an internationally applicable regulatory framework as a means of tackling global challenges such as climate change, encompassing all relevant technical areas, design process considerations, and including digital tools that will make it easier to obtain, share, analyse and store data consistently from project to project. 

Building Regulations, Codes and Standards is an essential practical reference that is suitable for practitioners across a range of built environment disciplines, including engineers, architects, surveyors, building inspectors, and legal professionals, as well as researchers and students in this area.

Purchasers of the print book can access the supplementary digital checklists by contacting: [email protected]

Dr Mark Key DBEnv MSt (Cantab) BSc (Hons) MCIOB MCABE C.Build E MIFireE MIMS MInstLM has over 35 years’ experience in construction and civil engineering. He has spent the last 12 years working as a Head of Building Control in local government. He is the author of Sustainable Masonry Construction (IHS BRE Press, 2009).

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780727765352
Number of pages: Printed book: 248pp. Digital checklists: 382pp
Product code: 9780727765352
Page size: 243 x 170mm
Publication status: Just published
Publisher: ICE Publishing

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