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Replastering in old property - building regs for insulation?

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by matt345, 1 Oct 2013.

  1. matt345


    26 Sep 2013
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    South Glamorgan
    United Kingdom
    I am in the process of purchasing a property build in 1898. It needs a lot of work, and one job is re-plastering. This is a mid-terrace property with solid brick walls. I need to re-render the rear of the house (the front isn't rendered, and cannot be. I also need to re-plaster in most of the rooms.

    Will these changes mean i need to meet the 0.30 u-value regulation?

    It's a very small property (sub-75sqm) which i'd rather not be losing 10cm+ from each wall in insulation, and the added expense of it all.

    If i do have to insulate to 0.30, is this just for externally facing walls? Can i get away with not doing the connecting walls for the terrace?

    (also, does anyone happen to know at what point it becomes necessary to meet flooring and roof regs for insulation?).

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