Energy efficiency requirements in NI

An overview of how they work plus why changes to the energy requirements of the NI building regulations could still be some way away.

It seems a very long time since I served my two terms on the NI Building Regulations Advisory Committee (2006-2012). And even longer since the previous three years spent on an Industry Advisory Group formed by the then Department of Finance and Personnel to oversee the start of what Gerald Coulter, (who for many years was responsible, amongst other things, for writing Part F Conservation of Fuel and Power in Northern Ireland) called the biggest changes in building regulations he had ever seen.

Cast concrete home extension in Donegal

How well will my airtightness membrane control moisture?