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Energy Building Regulations: Part L

Key areas
Course content
Learning outcomes
Course Fees
Course Timings
Upcoming courses

Key Areas

  • The legislative drivers for energy efficiency
  • Demonstrating compliance with Part L2A (2010) Building Regulations
  • The CO2 emissions calculation methodology
  • The notional and Reference Buildings
  • Demonstrating compliance with Part L2B (2010) Building Regulations

Course Content

Changes to the Approved Documents of Part L of the Building Regulations were published in April 2010, and came into force in October 2010. This course will give a comprehensive overview of Part L and introduce the changes.

Session 1 - Context of Building Regulations Part L:

  • Background and current status of Legislation
  • Energy White Paper; EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive;
  • Review of Part L 2006
  • Overview of the principle changes

Session 2 - Part L2A - New Buildings:

  • Compliance methodology - achieving the aggregate 25% savings
  • Full compliance requirements and details
  • Building Services Compliance Guide
  • Energy Statements
  • Assessing renewable energy options
  • Compliance enforcement

Session 3 - National Calculation Method (NCM) & Simple Building Energy Model (SBEM):

  • Revision of the calculation tools
  • Asset and operational ratings.Interaction with OR Methodology
  • Worked examples
  • Requirement for accreditation

Session 4 - Part L2B - Existing Buildings:

  • General improvements
  • Energy Statements; Consequential improvements
  • Material alterations & changes of use. Historic buildings
  • Compliance enforcement

Learning Outcomes

After the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Building Regulations
  • List the 5 compliance requirements for new buildings
  • Identify the key supporting documents
  • Apply the CO2 emissions calculation methodology
  • Recall the principal changes that took place in 2010
  • Explain the purpose of the Energy Performance Certificates and the link to Building Regulations

Course timings

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00



Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


Upcoming courses

21st June 2018 | Manchester - Energy Building Regulations: Part L - B361

17th July 2018 | London - Energy Building Regulations: Part L - A1635

21th September 2018 | London - Energy Building Regulations: Part L - A1461 

10th October 2018 | Manchester - Energy Building Regulations: Part L - B367 

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 


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