Building Regulations Approved document F - Ventilation (1995 edition)

Building Regulations Approved document F - Ventilation (1995 edition) 
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This Building Regulations Approved Document F – Ventilation, which took effect on 1 July 1995, contains the following sections:

Means of Ventilation – The Requirement F1

  • Domestic buildings
    • Introduction to provisions
    • Ventilation of non-habitable rooms not containing openable windows
    • Ventilation of habitable rooms through other rooms and spaces
    • Interaction of mechanical extract ventilation and open flued combustion appliances
    • Alternative approaches
  • Non-domestic buildings
    • Introduction to provisions
    • Mechanical ventilation of rooms
    • Ventilation of common spaces in non-domestic buildings
    • Alternative approaches
    • Ventilation of specialist activities
    • Ventilation of car parks
    • Design of mechanical ventilation / air-conditioning plant
    • Alternative approaches
    • Access for maintenance
    • Commissioning

Condensation in Roofs – The Requirement F2

  • Roofs with a pitch of 15˚ or more (pitched roofs)
    • Alternative approach
  • Roofs with a pitch of less than 15˚ and those where the ceiling follows the pitch of the roof
    • Alternative approach


Source:   ODPM  

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