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Building Services Legislation

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Learn how legislation affects the design, installation, and operation of building services, and how to apply it to your projects.

      • 14 September 2022 - 9:30am1 day -14th September 2022- 09:30 - 16:30
      • 1st delegate: £385.00 (£305.00 for Members)Subsequent delegates: £360.00 (£280.00 for Members)
      • BSRIA Bracknell, Old Bracknell Lane West, Bracknell RG12 7AH


Legislation affects the design, installation and operation of building services. Each piece of legislation has its own guidance documents and enforcement methods. Understanding how these apply to your project or building can be difficult. 

This building sevices legislation course will help you understand how the system works. It focuses on legislation applicable in England, but can cover legislation affecting Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Learning aims

  • Understand the legislation affecting building services.
  • Explore recent and upcoming changes to building services legislation.
  • Learn how legislation is applied in real life and how it is enforced.

Who should attend

Designers, installers, building owners or facilities managers who need an understanding of what they should be doing to comply with building services legislation.

Course content

  • Building Regulations
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
  • Equality Act (in the context of adjustments to buildings to accommodate disabilities)
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Energy Performance Regulations (energy performance certificates, display energy certificates and air conditioning inspections)
  • F-Gas Regulations
  • Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations
  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations
  • Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM)
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
  • Legionella (which is covered by COSHH and other regulations)
  • Pressure Equipment Regulations and Pressure Systems Safety Regulation

If you would like to request that any other legislation is covered on the course, please contact the lecturer. 


David Bleicher

David has a background in building services design, with experience of mechanical and electrical design both in the UK and in the USA. Read David's full profile.

Course details

1 day course 

6 CPD hrs

BSRIA Certified Course

Delegates are entitled to a free publication of their choice relating to the topic of the course.

Please be advised this course requires a minimum of 5 delegates. Should we receive fewer bookings, BSRIA reserves the right to amend your booking to the next available date.

In-Company Training available on this course

Train with BSRIA specialists at your offices or another venue.

BSRIA Foundation Training Programme

This course is available through the City and Guilds assured BSRIA Foundation Programme.

Product details

  • Publisher: BSRIA