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Building Regulations Part O: Overheating

6.0 CPD Hours

Standard Rate
£430.00  +VAT
Member Rate
£340.00  +VAT
  • Facilities Management
  • Building Safety

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Part O is a new part of the Building Regulations, which came in to effect on 15th June 2022. The training course covers the key requirements and guidance set out in the Approved Document.

Part O is applicable to residential buildings. As well as dwellings, it also covers other permanent places of residence, for example student halls of residence and care homes.

Building Regulations are a devolved responsibility in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. This scope of this presentation covers England only.

The course aims to clarify the requirements and guidance, and is based on the Part O 2021 Technical Guidance published by the Future Homes Hub.

Learning outcomes:

After attending the course all delegates should be able to: 

  • Understand the context to Part O, including its limitations;,  
  • Provide advice to clients and project teams with respect to Part O compliance; 
  • Provide advice to architects on building form and fabric in terms of mitigating overheating risk; and 
  • Prepare information to demonstrate Part O compliance via the simplified method to the building control body. 

Delegates who are already competent in dynamic thermal modelling should also be able to: 

  • Prepare information to demonstrate Part O compliance via the dynamic thermal modelling method to the building control body. 

This course is for anyone with responsibility for designing and delivering residential buildings, including:

Building modellers (using dynamic simulation modelling)

Design engineers

Project managers

Agenda for event
Time Description





Coffee / tea break


Compliance methods




Good principles


Coffee / comfort break


Worked examples and case studies


Close - Q&A


Ross French

Ross French

Mesh Projects Limited | Director

Since 1997, Ross has worked in both contracting and consultancy, holding leadership positions at three international practices. His qualifications and experience span architecture, urban design and engineering.

In 2009, Ross co-founded mesh, a design practice working towards a sustainable built environment. The company provides targeted, valued advice on new-build and refurbishment schemes across a wide range of sectors.

His project work has a heavy emphasis on energy performance, including Building Regulations compliance, energy assessments for planning applications, and estate-level decarbonisation in the public sector.

He has been a Low Carbon Consultant (LCC) since 2010 and is a member of the CIBSE Technical Symposium Scientific Committee.

Meet the trainer: Ross French, the Energy Efficiency related Building Regulations: Part L trainer (

Remote - How to join:

This course will be hosted live online on Microsoft Teams. A Microsoft Teams account is not required, you will be sent a link to join.

You can choose to join on your preferred web browser, or if you already have the Microsoft Teams desktop app, click 'join meeting'.  You will then automatically join the course through the app.


The course location will be underneath the respective date, please make your way to the location.

Parking is not available.

Course Materials:

The course presentation and any additional materials will be sent to delegates once attendance is confirmed on the day of the course.

We are working towards being more sustainable, therefore we do not recommend materials to be printed.

What is included?

- Full day training with an industry expert trainer

- CPD certificate

- PDF course materials

- Lunch and refreshments**

**For face-to-face courses

Two simple ways to book:

Card - Use the 'Book Now' button at the top of this web page.

Invoice - Please fill in the booking form herePlease note you are only booked onto the course once Training has processed the form.

*If you are having any difficulties please email us at [email protected].

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