Central Branch Meeting

Central Branch Consultation Workshop: The Future Homes Standard: Changes to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations for New Dwellings A Workshop hosted by Nick Conlan (Apex Acoustics) Tuesday December 3rd 2019 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start BRE Innovation Park, Bucknalls Lane Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire WD25 9NH

Central Branch

Consultation Workshop: The Future Homes Standard: Changes to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations for New Dwellings

A Workshop hosted by

Nick Conlan (Apex Acoustics)

Tuesday December 3rd 2019

6.00pm for a 6.30pm start

BRE Innovation Park, Bucknalls Lane

Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire WD25 9NH

The Government and currently consulting on changes to the Building Regulations. This consultation includes proposed changes to Approved Document F for (ventilation) as well as part L (consultation of fuel and power). Recent research into both ventilation and overheating has also been published. This workshop will focus on how the proposed changes could influence the acoustic design of new-dwellings with particular regard to noise standards from ventilation systems.

The consultation documents can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/the-future-homes-standard-changes-to-part-l-and-part-f-of-the-building-regulations-for-new-dwellings

The workshop will be hosted by Nick Conlan from Apex Acoustics. Nick has been closely involved with the ANC working group for Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) specifically with the section on mechanical ventilation systems. He is organising the response to the Part F and Part L consultation on behalf of the ANC, has produced several papers on noise and ventilation in dwellings and is part of the steering group for the current CIBSE led research into noise from MVHR systems.

Arrive from 6pm for the presentation which will start at 6:30pm. As usual with Central Branch meetings there will be an opportunity to continue the discussions afterwards at a local Indian restaurant. The meeting will be in the Innovation Park Visitors Centre at BRE and attendees should report there on arrival for registration. The event is free to members of the IOA, as well as to students and the public.

As numbers are limited, to register for this event, please go to the registration page at:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/consultation-workshop-the-future-homes-standard-changes-to-part-l-and-part-f-of-the-building-tickets-81988625185

CPD certification will be offered for attendance.

If you have any queries please contact David Trew, dtrew@bickerdikeallen.com

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03 December 2019   through   9:00 PM
BRE
Bucknalls Lane
Bricket Wood
Watford, WD25 9JQ

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