U Value Calculators and Water Efficiency Calculator and links
water efficiency calculator tool (Excel Spreadsheet, 0.71 Mb) Excel spreadsheet that allows calculation to demonstrate water efficiency in relation to Approved Document G 2009.
Area Weighted U Value Calculator 2010 (Excel Spreadsheet, 0.11 Mb) Excel spreadsheet that allows calculations to demonstrate a more flexible design particularly useful for extension with excessive glazing.
http://www.cba-blocks.org.uk/tech/tech_uvalue.html Concrete Block Association calculator for masonry walls, simple to use.
http://www.celotex.co.uk/Other-Resources/U-value-Calculator Celotex U value calculator for various construction types, easy to use.
Thermal Insulation Guidance
- http://www.ecotherm.co.uk/our_products.aspx ECOTHERM insulation including installation guides
- http://www.xtratherm.com/products XTRATHERM insulation including installation guides
- http://www.celotex.co.uk/ CELOTEX insulation including installation guides
- http://www.insulation.kingspan.com/uk/index.htm KINGSPAN insulation including installation guides
- http://www.quinn-therm.com/roofinsulation/roof-insulation.cfm QUINN insulation including installation guides
- http://www.jablite.co.uk/insulation/index.php JABLITE insulation including installation guides
- http://www.knaufinsulation.co.uk/ KNAUF insulation including installation guides
- http://www.rockwool.co.uk/products/u/2011.project.type/1078/residential/homes Rockwool insulation including installation guides
- http://www.webdynamics.co.uk/ web dynamics multi foil insulation
- http://www.ybsinsulation.com/products_roof_superquilt.htm YBS insulation multi foil insulation
- http://www.recticelinsulation.co.uk/application/house-building Recticel insulation boards
- http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/ Download the approved documents from the planning portal free of charge
http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/partl/bcassociateddocuments9/acd Accredited construction details for Approved Document L and thermal bridges
Windows and Glazing (Thermal and Fire Glazing)
- http://www.bfrc.org/Consumer/search.aspx BFRC link, this is the UK's national system for rating Energy Efficient Windows, find windows rated from A-G and details of companies who provide them.
- http://www.ggf.org.uk/frrg.aspx Link to Glass and Glazing Federation guide to Fire Resistant Glazing
Loft Conversion Project Guide 2010
- http://www.constructionproducts.org.uk/publications/technical/display/view/loft-conversion-project-guide/ Loft project guide easy to use guide, very comprehensive document, download as a free PDF copy or purchase a hard copy. Construction products association.
Lead Sheet Details
- http://www.leadsheetassociation.org.uk/free-information-sheets Technical information form the Lead development Association
Sewers and Building Work (Build Over Agreements)
- http://www.stwater.co.uk/category/69 Guide to building over sewers includes a download area of application forms and guidance.
Legal Contracts for Domestic Extensions
- http://www.homeownercontracts.com/ JCT Homeowner Contractsare ready-made, down loadable building contracts you can fill in on screen and print off at home.
- http://www.fmb.org.uk/find-a-builder/free-contracts/ Federation of Master Builders Download FREE FMB Plain English Contracts
Last updated: Wed 13th August, 2014 @ 10:05