Building regulations: research

This series brings together all research documents relating to building regulations.

Individual research reports that aim to provide a scientific basis to explain the building regulations.


  1. Further economic and analytical support for proposals to amend the building regulations in 2013
  2. Investigation into overheating in homes: literature review
  3. Investigation into overheating in homes
  4. The impact of European fire test and classification standards on wallpaper and similar decorative linings
  5. Structural robustness and disproportionate collapse of buildings: international research
  6. Zero-carbon non-domestic buildings: phase 3 final report
  7. Reducing energy demand in homes
  8. Drying flood-damaged buildings: current guidance
  9. Code for sustainable homes: cost review
Published 19 December 2012