Part O: What you need to know - Pilkington

From 15 th June 2022, new Part O building regulations came into force, changing the way that architects must design new dwellings in England to prevent residents from experiencing extreme temperatures during the summer, while also reducing reliance on cooling systems. The hope is that these new regulations, alongside changes to Part L, which legislates for the conservation of fuel and power in ...

An Architect Who Revolutionised Glass in Architecture

11 Apr 2014. Norman Foster epitomises contemporary architecture. His aesthetically ground-breaking concepts have transformed structures and cities – revolutionising architecture for today’s modern world. Foster’s innovative vision has seen him construct visual landmarks around the world.

Building Regulations - Pilkington

Overview. Building Regulations for Architects. Building Regulations (sometimes known as building standards) define how a new building or alteration is to be constructed. The regulations cover a number of areas including: Safety. Fire risk. Energy efficiency. Accessibility. Ventilation. Security.

Changes to Part L of the building regulations: what installers should ...

Press Release. 27 Jul 2022. Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, outlines the changes to Part L of the building regulations for dwellings in England, and how meeting U-value requirements will help installers to be one step ahead in meeting future standards.

Study finds architects going above and beyond building regs for ...

Nine in 10 architects are going above and beyond the minimum requirements for tackling overheating in new homes, as developers seek to protect residents against extreme heatwaves, according to a new study by glassmaker Pilkington UK.

New Dwellings in Wales - Pilkington

On 24 th May 2022, the Welsh government issued new and updated Approved Documents in support of the Building Regulations for residential buildings in Wales. These changes are expected to have a significant impact on glass and glazing products in new and existing dwellings. Taking effect on 23 rd November 2022, the new Approved Document L Volume 1 Dwellings (conservation of fuel and power ...

BIM models support curtain walling design and build - Pilkington

Press Release. 04 Mar 2021. Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has made its structural glazing technology Pilkington Planar™, available via building information modelling (BIM) – helping to simplify the design and build of expansive glazed building features.

Glossary - Pilkington

If there are any other words and terms related to Part L 2022 that you think should be added to the glossary, please let us know via our online contact form, selecting 'Architect' or 'Trade' as the Enquiry Type and 'Part L' as the Nature of Your Enquiry.

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CPD - Pilkington

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