Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents
Provides practical guidance for complying with building regulation performance requirements relating to in-building physical infrastructure. Covers application, ductwork, satellite and wireless communications.
Will be superseded by HMG Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents R volume 1: Physical infrastructure and network connection for new dwellings (2022 edition - for use in England) and HMG Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents R volume 2: Physical infrastructure for high-speed electronic communications networks (2022 edition - for use in England)from 26 December 2022. Published by NBS, part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd on behalf of HM Government (DCLG). Takes effect on 01/01/2017 for use in England. It does not apply to work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before 1 January 2017. This approved document gives guidance for compliance with the Building Regulations for building work carried out in England. It also applies to building work carried out on excepted energy buildings in Wales as defined in the Welsh Ministers (transfer of functions) (No. 2) order 2009.
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