Update on energy and building related regulations

Brought to you by the CIBSE Technical team and industry experts

Stream time: 10.15 – 12.45, Wednesday 22nd November 2017

10:15 - 10:55

WK1 Overview of legislation & impact of Brexit on the legislative landscape in the UK

We all know that building regulations set minimum construction standards to protect occupant health and safety, and to encourage resource efficiency. However, Brexit negotiations and recent safety concerns have shown that they need to be continually reviewed, adequately enforced and rigorously implemented by industry. This session will provide an update on legislative and regulatory changes that will affect new and Continue Reading »


10:55 - 11:20

WK2 Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

MEES comes into effect on 1 April 2018 for both domestic and non-domestic properties, less than a year from now. After that date, landlords will not be permitted to let a property with an EPC rating of F or G, unless they have made all possible cost-effective energy efficiency improvements. And from 1st April 2023 a landlord will not be Continue Reading »


  • Rachel Campbell Senior Policy Officer and Head of Regional Policy - British Property Federation (BPF)
11:20 - 11:35

Break & exhibition visit

11:35 - 12:20

WK3 Refrigerant gases and related legislation

Understanding the consequences of F-Gas phase down What choices of refrigerants will we have? Dealing with flammability Recent & future product developments: what’s on the horizon?   


  • Graham Wright Legislation & Compliance Manager and member, ACRIB - Daikin UK
12:20 - 12:45

WK4 Wiring Regulations

Electrical cables & testing Understanding the risks after testing, e.g. installation in ducts where cables begin to behave differently Importance of restraining non-mains electrics cables (e.g. comms & controls cables)   


  • Steve Martin Head of Specialist Groups - Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA)