May 2020

Part L Regulations for Solar Swimming Pool Heating

Swimming pools are included in the Part ’L’ of the building regulations, bringing them in line with the same insulation requirements of that which appertain to domestic and, if applicable, commercial properties. The Part L Regulations for Swimming Pools states that: “Where a swimming pool is being provided in a building, the U-value of the basin (walls & floor) should not be worse than 0.25W/m2/K as calculated according to BS EN ISO 13370.” The Part L Regulations for Swimming Pools require [...]

Nairobi, Kenya – Geyser Solar Water Heating

The Energy (Solar Water Heating) Regulations, 2012 (the Regulations) require that all domestic dwellings or residential houses, commercial buildings (including hotels, lodges, clubs, restaurants, cafeterias, laundries, eating places and similar premises), health institutions (including hospitals, health centres, clinics and similar medical facilities) and educational institutions (including universities, colleges, boarding schools and similar institutions) with hot water (60 °C) requirements of a capacity exceeding one hundred litres per day (the Affected Buildings) shall install and use solar water heating systems [...]