Paul is a building control officer and has written eight books on home improvements and building homes.
The Building Regulations have plenty to say about how energy-efficient new homes should be. Paul Hymers explains the essentials
If you’ve ever experienced the stress of domestic noise pollution, you’ll understand why the Building Regs set out clear requirements for soundproofing. We look at what you need to know to keep you (and your neighbours) happy
If you’re thinking about fitting, altering or replacing an external flue or chimney or installing a new woodburning stove, read on for our essential guide to complying with the Building Regulations
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