The Welsh Government has released a consultation for Building Regulations Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) for new dwellings.
The Welsh Government is determined to reduce greenhouse gases in Wales, and have brought forward legislation in 2020 to adopt a new carbon reduction target of at least 95% by 2050. Further to this the, Welsh Government will continue to work with industry stakeholders to explore how they can set a net zero carbon target.
On 19th December 2019, the Welsh Government released its consultation for Part L (Conservation of Fuel and Power) and Part F (Ventilation) which proposed changes to Building Regulations for new homes as well as the guidance which accompanies them. The changes put forward within this consultation will aim to future-proof new homes for the introduction of low carbon heating systems and will also aim to make homes more energy efficient by improvidng compliance and overall performance.
An overview of the consultation has been provided below.