Government’s Part L decision due by July

Changes to Part L of the building regulations, including a decision about LENI, will be announced by July, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), reports
In a statement, a spokeswoman for DCLG said: “We are expecting to make an announcement about Part L in June, or July at the latest.”

LENI is an index that describes the energy used by a lighting system over the course of a year, measured in kilowatt hours, per square meter, per year.

There has been calls from industry bodies such as the SLL, IALD, PLDA and LIA to have LENI in Part L, which takes into account consumed energy rather than installed load.

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