Refurbishment best practice

Advice and guidance on all aspects of sustainable refurbishment.

This section provides links to best practice guides that have been produced by different organisations on a range of issues related to refurbishment and making buildings more energy efficient.

It includes introductionary guides to low carbon domestic refurbishment, advice on specific building types such as solid-wall houses, and practical site issues, such as dealing with asbestos.

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Housing - fire safety. Guidance on fire safety provisions for certain types of existing housing

18/12/2011

This Lacors publication provides guidance for landlords and fire safety enforcement officers in local housing authorities and in fire and rescue authorities.
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Lit Up: an LED lighting field trial (CO328)

18/12/2011

Energy Saving Trust's field trial report looks into the installation of LED lighting in communal areas of social housing, such as stairwells and corridors.
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Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings (BS 9999:2008)

16/12/2011

BSi's code of practice gives recommendation and guidance on the design, management and use of buildings to achieve acceptable levels of fire safety for all people in and around buildings.
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Internal wall insulation in existing housing: a guide for specifiers and contractors. (CE17/GPG138)

17/11/2011

Energy Saving Trust information for local authorities, housing associations, landlords and installers on when and how to install internal wall insulation.
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External insulation for dwellings (CE118/ GPG293)

17/11/2011

Energy Saving Trust advice about external insulation systems. Aimed at designers, builders and landlords.

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