Bathroom Ventilation

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Bathroom Ventilation

Postby Paul » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:43 pm

I have been told that it is part of the building regs that I have to have a fan in my bathroom even though I have windows. Is this correct?

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Re: Bathroom Ventilation

Postby Roger » Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:11 pm

Remember that Building Regs apply to new build; if a building met the Regs at the time it was built, there is generally no need to update to meet new regs.

Building Regs section F 1.5 gives the extraction requirement for bathrooms etc. http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/upload ... F_2006.pdf

Bathroom extraction to prevent condensation etc can often be a good idea on its own merit rather than installing it to meet modern Regs.
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