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Mike the Boilerman -

Your Gas Safe Registered boiler 

and central heating repair technician in west Berkshire. Willing to travel :)



I am still carrying out house visits. Full details explained


(Last updated 21st April 2021)

The Building Regulations 2001 

The Building Regulations (Part L) now govern the installation of both new and replacement boilers. 

In summary, a minimum level of efficiency has been set for boilers (in terms of the proportion of useful heat energy extracted from the gas), and time and temperature controls must be installed with an interlock to positively shut down the boiler when demand is satisfied or turned off. Sleeping areas must also have separate temperature control from the living areas.

Further requirements are that boilers are commissioned in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions (which usually specify cleansing of the pipework and radiator system), and the BenchMark log book is completed to confirm compliance with the regulations and left with the customer.

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Site first published 16th January 2004

Last updated 26th April 2021

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