• Leave room for storing recyclables in the kitchen layout
• Make space for bin/recycling bins externally
• Compost organic waste
Who can help me on this?
Local Authority Building Control: contact www.labc.uk.com
RIBA – Green Register
A number of Architects and Surveyors specialise in sustainability and energy efficiency.
Are these requirements or recommendations and are there regulations I have to comply with?
Yes, you will have to make an application under the Building Regulations which cover certain aspects such as
ventilation, insulation and drainage.
Your Local Authority Building Control Team will be happy to help.
Building Control will also be happy to advise as to compliance with the Building Regulations and on the issue of
completion certificates at the end of the work. This is necessary should you wish to sell your property in the