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Research and practical guidance to help the house-building
industry deliver 21st Century new homes

These guides (for masonry and timber-frame construction) are starting points for designing to meet the 2014 edition of Approved Document L1A - Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings in Wales. Broad options for compliance are set out, together with illustrations of construction details that can be adopted to address thermal bridging.

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