Useful Contacts & Organisations that you may find of assistance.
- http://www.cic.org.uk/ The Construction Industry Council As the body designated by the Secretary of State in England and Welsh Ministers in Wales, CICAIR Ltd maintains and operates the Construction Industry Council Approved Inspectors Register (CICAIR).
- http://www.cbuilde.com/the-cabe/ Chartered Association of Building Engineers
- http://www.rics.org/uk/ The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
- http://www.ifsm.org.uk/ The Institute of Fire Sfaety Managers
Thermal Insulation Guidance
- http://www.ecotherm.co.uk/our_products.aspx ECOTHERM insulation including installation guides
- http://www.xtratherm.com/products XTRATHERM insulation including installation guides
- http://www.celotex.co.uk/ CELOTEX insulation including installation guides
- http://www.insulation.kingspan.com/uk/index.htm KINGSPAN insulation including installation guides
- http://www.quinn-therm.com/roofinsulation/roof-insulation.cfm QUINN insulation including installation guides
- http://www.jablite.co.uk/insulation/index.php JABLITE insulation including installation guides
- http://www.knaufinsulation.co.uk/ KNAUF insulation including installation guides
- http://www.rockwool.co.uk/products/u/2011.project.type/1078/residential/homes Rockwool insulation including installation guides
- http://www.webdynamics.co.uk/ web dynamics multi foil insulation
- http://www.ybsinsulation.com/products_roof_superquilt.htm YBS insulation multi foil insulation
- http://www.recticelinsulation.co.uk/application/house-building Recticel insulation boards
- http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/ Download the approved documents from the planning portal free of charge
http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/partl/bcassociateddocuments9/acd Accredited construction details for Approved Document L and thermal bridges
Windows and Glazing (Thermal and Fire Glazing)
- http://www.bfrc.org/Consumer/search.aspx BFRC link, this is the UK's national system for rating Energy Efficient Windows, find windows rated from A-G and details of companies who provide them.
- http://www.ggf.org.uk/frrg.aspx Link to Glass and Glazing Federation guide to Fire Resistant Glazing
Loft Conversion Project Guide 2010
- http://www.constructionproducts.org.uk/publications/technical/display/view/loft-conversion-project-guide/ Loft project guide easy to use guide, very comprehensive document, download as a free PDF copy or purchase a hard copy. Construction products association.
Lead Sheet Details
- http://www.leadsheetassociation.org.uk/free-information-sheets Technical information form the Lead development Association
Sewers and Building Work (Build Over Agreements)
- http://www.stwater.co.uk/developers/building-over-sewers/ Guide to building over sewers includes a download area of application forms and guidance.
Legal Contracts for Domestic Extensions
- http://www.homeownercontracts.com/ JCT Homeowner Contractsare ready-made, down loadable building contracts you can fill in on screen and print off at home.
- http://www.fmb.org.uk/find-a-builder/free-contracts/ Federation of Master Builders Download FREE FMB Plain English Contracts