Part-F Building Regulations


The Domestic Ventilation Compliance Guide is an associated document to ADF2010 and has been introduced to support the transition of ventilation to become a controlled building service.

The document covers guidance to achieve GIP Guaranteed Installed Performance whilst minimising energy usage and will be a pivotal document in ensuring that installation meets design on site.

Covering all four ventilation methodologies, guidance is provided for installation, airflow testing and commissioning for installed ventilation systems with information required to be provided to Building Control.

Approved Document F - Ventilation (2010 Edition incorporating further 2010 amendments) (PDF 2.32 MB) 
This is the current edition of Approved Document F - Ventilation. 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.

The document covers information and guidance for:

  • Installation
  • Inspection
  • Testing
  • Commissioning
  • Provision of information for the end user (operation and maintenance)