14:45-15:15 Xtrathem - Simon Tucker

14:45 - 15:15

This seminar focuses on the Building Regulations Part L1A 2013, fabric performance specification and the corresponding insulation specification for each of the fabric components. It also looks at specification changes expected to come in the near future to achieve upcoming Passive Level Performance and Near Zero Energy Building standards. It will help you to understand the following topics:  

  • Understand the latest version of the Building Regulations Part L1A 2013 and fabric performance specification  
  • Understand target U-Values and the reference house  
  • Understand thermal bridging and how to achieve good fabric performance 
  • Understand the Y-Value calculation  
  • Understand air-tightness targets

During this session delegates will learn:

1. Latest Version Part L1A of the Building Regs

2. The 5 steps to compliance

3. Understanding Of the Importance of U Values

4. Understanding the importance of thermal Bridging

5. How a Fabric First Approach is important in achieving  regulation compliance

Simon Tucker, Northern Specification Manager , Xtratherm