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A Consultation To Review CO Regulations For Tenants In England Launched By Government

The Government has launched a consultation to review the private rented sector (PRS) Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 and the report of the Private Rented Sector Electrical Safety Standards Working Group.

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CO Alarms To Be made Compulsory In Rented Accommodation

Landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties, under measures announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis on the 11 March 2015.

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HAGER Distributes Changing Legislation Advice at NICEIC LIVE NORTH 2014

Hager Consumer UnitAt its final trade event this year, leading electrical distribution manufacturer, Hager UK will be sharing its expertise around the impending wiring regulations due to come into force in January 2015.

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Choosing a Consumer Unit that Complies with Upcoming Legislation

Hager option 1In a world of ever-changing legislation and best practice it is a constant challenge to remain current, ensuring that electrical suppliers are providing the best possible service to their customers.

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Vent-Axia Welcomes Part L Changes to Kitchen Fan Specification

Kitchen Box FanVent-Axia, the leaders in low carbon ventilation technology, welcomes the publication of the new Approved Documents Part L of the Building Regulations as an essential “step change” in kitchen fan efficiency.

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Building Regulations Approved Documents 2013 Are You Ready For The Changes

Earlier this year the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) undertook a major consultation exercise in relation to proposed changes to the Building Regulations and Approved Documents in England.

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Electrical Safety Council Response to the Government’s Changes to Part P

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has welcomed the government’s approach to amending Part P of the Building Regulations for England - which have just been announced - but has also expressed some concerns regarding these changes.

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Prepare Now ‘to avoid Euro cabling issues’ says Concordia

Leading cabling and IP solutions provider Concordia Technologies is highlighting the issues facing the broader industry under the Constructions Products Regulation (CPR), a new piece of European legislation being introduced covering the classification of cables installed within buildings.

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Construction Products Regulation Are you ready for July 2013?

• From July 2013, CE MARKING of construction products covered by harmonised European Standards is mandatory.
• Manufacturers, importers and distributors have new obligations and responsibilities when placing a construction product on the market.
• Designers, specifiers and builders must be aware and understand the new requirements on construction products.

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Industry called to Building Regs Select Committee

Emma McCarthyNICEIC Chief Executive Officer Emma Clancy was among a panel of leading electrical contracting industry figures called in front of the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) Select Committee to discuss the case for retaining electrical safety as part of the building regulations.

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