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Approved Document F: Ventilation - Volume 1: Dwellings

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Approved Document F: Ventilation - Volume 1: Dwellings (2021 edition)

Approved Document F: Ventilation - Volume 1: Dwellings (2021 edition)

This Approved Document provides guidance on how to comply with Part F to Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations covering ventilation and applies to dwellings only, and takes effect on 15 June 2022. It does not apply to work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before that date, provided the work is started on site before 15 June 2023.

ADF1: Dwellings (2021 edition) contains the following sections:
  • Ventilation provision
  • Minimising the ingress of external pollutants
  • Work on existing dwellings
  • Commissioning and providing information
  • Key terms
  • Performance-based ventilation
  • Completion checklist and commissioning sheet
  • Checklist for ventilation provision in existing dwellings

The guidance in this Approved Document only relates to England and applies to dwellings only. In a mixed-use building, Approved Document F, Volume 2: Buildings other than dwellings should be consulted for building work in parts of the building that are not dwellings. 
HM Government
Published by
RIBA Publishing
Publication Date
February 2022
51 pages
Approx Weight
0.2 kg
HS Code