Regulation 25A - What You Need To Know
Regulation 25A is a new law that means developers have to gauge the practicality of building the most environmentally friendly properties possible. This includes the use of sustainable materials, renewable technology and energy efficient services. This is because as technology improves, there is increasingly less argument for building properties with large carbon footprints.
This new legislation is part of The Building Regulations Part L 2010. Since the introduction of these new laws, developers need to submit a formal report detailing the environmental, technical and economic impact of using sustainable materials and technologies.
Regulation 25A Reports With UKBC
Once the report is complete, you must submit a notice to the Building Control Body (BCB) to confirm that it has been carried out thoroughly and carefully. However, there is no obligation to install these services if you meet the Target Emission Rate (TER) by other means.
The report has to show if they can include any of the following systems in the project, whilst still being cost effective and practical. These include: