Regulation 7(2) and requirement B4 Materials

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Regulation 7(2) and requirement B4 Materials. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 10: Resisting fire spread over external walls, 1 (10.10). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 81. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Regulation 7(2) applies to any building with a storey at least 18m above ground level (as measured in accordance with Diagram D6 in Appendix D) and which contains one or more dwellings; an institution; or a room for residential purposes (excluding any room in a hostel, hotel or a boarding house). It requires that all materials which become part of an external wall or specified attachment achieve class A2-s1, d0 or class A1, other than those exempted by regulation 7(3).
NOTE: The above includes student accommodation, care homes, sheltered housing, hospitals and dormitories in boarding schools. See regulation 7(4) for the definition of relevant buildings.
NOTE: The requirement in regulation 7(2) is limited to materials achieving class A2-s1, d0 or class A1.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: sheltered housing, school, room for residential purposes, unprotected area, building regulations, regulation, specified attachment, regulation 7 - materials and workmanship, dwelling (l2a), fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 10: Resisting fire spread over external walls
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B4: External fire spread
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 05:25
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/693

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