building codes and regulations

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The Swedish national government translated into English, for information purposes only, the Planning and Building Act (2010:900) including amendments up to SFS 2016:537, and the Planning and Building Ordinance (2011:338) including amendments up to SFS 2016:773.   The links also provide a useful glossary including the translation (from Swedish to English) of some expressions from the legislation.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Link

Ni får härmed tillfälle att yttra er över föreslagna ändringar i Boverkets byggregler m.m. med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar. Boverket önskar synpunkter på förslagen med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar senast fredagen den 24 februari 2017.   Regeringen beslutade den 8 december om en ändring i plan- och byggförordningen, PBF. Ändringen medför att det övergripande ramverket för nära-nollenergibyggnader är definierat.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: News

Ministru kabinets šā gada 24.janvāra sēdē apstiprināja grozījumus ēku būvnoteikumos, kuri nosaka Latvijas diplomātisko un konsulāro pārstāvniecību būvniecības procesu ārvalstīs, atvieglo būvniecības kārtību nelielu būvdarbu gadījumos, kā arī precizē praksē konstatētās nepilnības.
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: News

The third round of ABRACADABRA H2020 National Meetings in Greece will focus on the Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities with Add-Ons in Deep Renovation of existing Buildings.   Date 2 March, 2017   Time 10:00-13:30 (EET) Venue Kostis Palamas' Building, Akadimias 48 & Sinas St, Athens   Registration
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: Event

Od stycznia 2017 r. wartości dopuszczalnych wskaźników EP dla nowobudowanych budynków oraz niektórych współczynników U dla przegród zewnętrznych budynków uległy zmianie, zgodnie z przepisami rozporządzenia nowelizującego rozporządzenie w sprawie warunków technicznych, jakim powinny odpowiadać budynki i ich usytuowanie, które weszło w życie 1 stycznia 2014 r. (Dz. U. z 2013 r. Poz. 926).  
Post date: 9 Feb 2017
Type: News

W dniu 9 lutego br. podczas targów BUDMA 2017 odbędzie się seminarium zorganizowane przez Instytut Techniki Budowlanej pt: "Nowe Krajowe regulacje -1 stycznia 2017 r".  Spotkanie rozpocznie się o godzinie 12.45 w sali NIEBIESKIEJ w pawilonie nr 3 Międzynarodowych Targów Poznańskich.   09.02.2017 R. MIEJSCE: PAWILON 3, SALA NIEBIESKA.   PROGRAM: 12:45 -13:00 OTWARCIE SEMINARIUM dr inż Marcin Kruk
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Event

Il Decreto Legge n. 244 /2016 (noto come Milleproroghe), pubblicato sulla Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 304 del 30 dicembre 2016 all’art. 12 comma 2, proroga al 1 gennaio 2018 l’entrata in vigore dell’obbligo di copertura con fonti rinnovabili di almeno il 50% della somma dei fabbisogni di acqua calda sanitaria, raffrescamento e riscaldamento negli edifici nuovi e sottoposti a ristrutturazione rilevante, obbligo contenuto nell’Allegato 3 del Dlgs 28/2011.     Per tutto il 2017 pertanto rimane l’obbligo di coprire con rinnovabili il 35% della somma dei fabbisogni.
Post date: 2 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

The 5th International Congress Mechanical Engineers Days will take place from 29 to 31 March 2017 in Vodice, Croatia.     CONGRESS PROGRAMME   LEGISLATIVE REGULATION IN CONSTRUCTION - Wednesday, 29 March 2017  
Post date: 8 Dec 2016
Type: Event

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) is a not-for-profit membership organisation that represents all local authority building control teams in England and Wales. Their members work cooperatively with building owners, home owners, architects, plan drawers, developers, building contractors and other professionals to ensure buildings are safe, healthy and efficient to meet the standards set by the building regulations.   For further information please visit the organisation's website at the link provided below.
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
Type: Link

Effective development and implementation of building energy codes requires the involvement of stakeholders from various sectors (government, private sector, utilities, research institutions and industry associations) who can offer feedback resulting in more feasible code provisions.
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Type: Event