Part L1A of the current UK Building Regulations refers to the Conservation of Fuel and Power in new build properties.
The key parts of these regulations are as follows:
- Three per four light fittings in the home (75%) need to be energy efficient
- Energy efficient light fittings should have an efficiency greater than 45 lumens per circuit watt and a total output of greater than 400 lumens
- Light fittings less than 5 watts are excluded from the count of fittings
All tp24 products comply with current building regulations – a perfect choice for your new home.
This document is the current 2014 Building Regulations document that is approved by the LIA (Lighting Industry Association). Information regarding domestic starts on page 7 is outlined clearly on page 8. The document also contains further links to other helpful information.
With a vast selection of retrofit LED lamps on offer, you don’t have to live in a new build property to ensure your home is energy efficient. Simply find the lamps you need and fit them straight into your existing fittings. It’s as simple as that!