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Approved Document G - Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency

Approved Document G (Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency)

Publication title: Approved Document G - Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency (2010 Edition incorporating further 2010 amendments)
Date published: 12 March 2010
ISBN: 978 1 85946 323 9
Price: £12.50 (free to download)

Summary

This new 2010 edition of Approved Document G (Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency), has been updated to incorporate amendments made to reflect any changes arising as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and replaces the previous edition of Approved Document G - Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency.

The changes mainly reflect regulation number changes as a result of re-ordering. There have been no amendments to the substantive requirements in Schedule 1 (i.e Parts A to P) of the Building Regulations.

Changes coming into effect in 2013.

DCLG has published the 2013 Amendments to Approved Documents for use with a number of current Approved Documents, and can be found in the download section below. This document lists the amendments to Approved Documents A, B Vol 1, B Vol 2, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L1A, L1B, L2A, L2B and M.  
Changes to Approved Document G come into effect on the 6 April 2013 and 1 July 2013 for use in England*.

* This Approved Document gives guidance for compliance with the Building Regulations for building work carried out in England. It also applies to building work carried out on excepted energy buildings in Wales as defined in the Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2009.

Downloads

Approved Document G -Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency (2010 edition incorporating further 2010 amendments) (PDF 1.8Mb)

This is the current edition of Approved Document G (Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency), and replaces all previous editions. It supersedes the original 2010 edition  (see archived version below) by incorporating the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010, and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010.

2013 Amendments to Approved Documents (PDF 479 Kb)
For use from 6 April 2013 with the current Approved Document.

Order

This is a priced publication available from RIBA Bookshops Mail Order, The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1RH. Order through the orders telephone line: 0191 244 5557, Fax: 0191 244 5553, Email: sales@ribabookshops.com or visit the RIBA online bookshop to buy online.

Archived Versions

2010 Amendments:

Amendments to Approved Documents and Compliance Guides 2010: List of revisions and corrections (PDF 123 Kb)
This amendment slip shows how the old regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2000 correspond to the new regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2010.

2010 Edition:

Approved Document G -Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency (2010 edition)  (PDF 748 Kb) 
This is the previous edition of Approved Document G - Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency, This version does not incorporate the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010.

Draft 2009 Edition:

Draft Approved Document G - Sanitation,hot water safety and water efficiency (2009 Edition) (PDF 1.3Mb)

1992 Edition:

Approved Document G - Hygiene (1992 Edition) (PDF 393 Kb)

This is the previous edition of Approved Document G - Hygiene, that incorporated amendments made in 1992 and 2000, and replaced the 1990 edition.

Copyright

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