Standards and Regulations
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Introducing BS 8536-2: 2016. A new addition to the BIM Level 2 suite of documents gives recommendations for briefing for design and construction in relation to energy, telecommunication, transport, water and other utilities’ infrastructure to ensure that design takes into account the expected performance of the asset in use over its planned operational life.
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The proposed Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 (CDM) came into effect on 6 April 2015.
This article reviews the recent and forthcoming 2014 updates to Building Regulations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
We explore a number of technical changes and new requirements following the latest revisions to the Scottish Building Standards and Technical Handbooks, which came into force in October 2013.
Huw Evans explores the manin changes in the 2013 edition of Approved Document M.
The revised versions of Approved Document K and P come into force in April 2013. These documents have been rewritten, simplified and remodelled to Plain English standards and incorporate several new items. This programme will explain the changes and examine several of the new diagrams and explain slight shifts in technical guidance. It will also clarify the intentions behind the changes. We will look at some common misconceptions and failures in compliance with regard to these two Approved Documents.