The Department publishes Technical Booklets for guidance in support of the Building Regulations. There is no obligation to follow the methods or to comply with the standards set out in the Technical Booklets. The Booklets allow the Department to set standards of performance and to provide a degree of predictability and certainty as to what methods and standards of building which, if followed, will satisfy the requirements of the Building Regulations.
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This interactive portal provides details on a variety of issues, including an overview of the standards, as well as building level and framework standards.
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Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! What is happening with CEN standards?
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At regular intervals the magazine of the international Organization for Standardization ISO, Focus+ (previously: Focus) contains an article on the work in ISO on energy performance of buildings.
For instance, see:
Pages 22-26 in September 2009 issue of ISO Focus
Pages 24-26 in May 2011 issue of ISO Focus+
A new article is currently in preparation.
Concerning cooperation between CEN and ISO on energy performance of buildings:
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