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    DescriptionSince publication of the first edition in 1976, "The Building Regulations: Explained and Illustrated" has provided a detailed, authoritative and well illustrated guide to building control in England and Wales, for all those concerned with building work. This latest edition has been fully revised throughout to ensure it continues in that strong tradition. In particular, Part B Fire, Part G Hygiene and Part L Conservation of Fuel and Power have seen major changes to reflect recent changes to the regulations.

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    The Building Regulations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M. J. Billington, By (author) Robert Waters
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1056
    ISBN 13: 9781405195027
    ISBN 10: 1405195029

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Z99.9
    BIC E4L: TEC
    BIC subject category V2: TN
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009020
    14, Revised
    Edition statement
    14th Revised edition
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    23 October 2015
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    Author Information
    M. J. Billington, BSc, MRICS, is a chartered building surveyor who has worked on various editions of the book since 1986. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in building control and construction at De Montfort University, Leicester. Currently he is Managing Director of Construction Auditing Services Ltd, a company that specialises in latent defects insurance technical auditing, and Managing Director of Certass Ltd, a Building Regulations Competent Person Scheme for replacement windows and doors. K. T. Bright, MSc, FRICS, FBEng, MCIOB, NRAC (Consultant), is Emeritus Professor of Inclusive Environments at the University of Reading and Visiting Professor of Inclusive Environments in the School of Art and Design at the University of Ulster. He is also a Director of KBC Ltd, an independent access consultancy. J. R. Waters, BSc, MPhil, PhD, MCIBSE, CEng, is Honorary Research Fellow at Coventry University, where he was formerly Head of Building Services Engineering. He is currently a consultant on environmental aspects of building design.
    Table of contents
    I: Legal and Administrative . 1 Building control: an overview. 2 The Building Regulations and approved documents. 3 Local authority control. 4 Private certification. 5 Work under the supervision of a competent person. II: Technical. 6 Structural stability (Part A). 7 Fire (Part B). 8 Materials, workmanship, site preparation and moisture exclusion (Part C). 9 Toxic substances (Part D). 10 Sound insulation (Part E). 11 Ventilation (Part F). 12 Hygiene (Part G). 13 Drainage and waste disposal (Part H). 14 Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems (Part J). 15 Protection from falling, collision and impact (Part K). 16 Conservation of fuel and power (Part L). 17 Access to and use of buildings (Part M). 18 Glazing (Part N). 19 Electrical safety (Part P). III: Appendices . Local Acts of Parliament. Index