Technical residential handbook for Building Regulations 2004 (Scotland 2011)

Last updated: 5 November 2017
Applicable Building Type(s) New residential Policy Requirement Level Mandatory Governance Development Authority: The Scottish Government: Building Standards Division Implementation Authority: Local Authority Verification Authority: Local Authority Enforcement Authority: Local Authority Prescriptive Compliance path Energy Requirements: Insulation U-Values (W/m2.K) Walls Floor Roof All climate zones 0.25 0.2 0.18 Windows U-Values (W/m2.K) Windows All climate zones 1.8 Air Leakage 7 m3/(h.m2) at 50 Pa Space Heating System Mechanical ventilation systems (W/L/s) Specific fan power Intermittent extract ventilation; continuous supply ventilation 0.5 Continuous extract ventilation 0.7 Continuous supply and extract with heat recovery ventilation 1.5 Lighting 75% of fixed light fittings must have a minimum luminous efficacy of 45 lumens/circuit watt Compliance Softwares: SAP (Standardised Assessment Procedure) 2009 End-uses considered: Space heating, Water heating, Lighting interior Performance Compliance path Building performance requirement expressed as carbon emissions (kgCO2/m2) based on equivalent model building Resources Notes Climate zones

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