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J – Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems

The Approved DocumentsApproved documents (England) are detailed publications which come under the English Building Regulations. They are based on tried and tested methods of building and if you follow them you are assured of complying with the Regs. The equivalents for Scotland are the Technical Handbook, for Wales: the Approved documents (Wales), and for N.I. […]

Service Ducts

June ’12

The close grouping of services and the placing of them in a fairly centrally situated service duct, usually a duct which extends vertically through the house, has a great deal to recommend it but is seldom executed well.

The schematic above shows a simplified services layout with a service duct which houses […]