GUIDELINE

Referenced Standards and Publications

Part D Materials and Workmanship

Part F Ventilation

Acceptable Construction Details

Acceptable Construction Details Introduction Thermal Bridging and Airtightness

Insulation in Cavity

• Diagram H ACD - 30 Ope split Lintels Ste... • Diagram H ACD - 12 Concrete Intermediate... • Diagram H ACD - 39 Concrete Forward cill... • Diagram H ACD - 38 Concrete backward cil... • Diagram H ACD - 19 Eaves Unventilated At... • Diagram H ACD - 40 Eaves Wall head close... • Diagram H ACD - 29 Flat roof parapet - I... • Diagram H ACD - 9 Insulation below groun... • Diagram H ACD - 33 Prestressed Concrete ... • Diagram H ACD - 22 Eaves Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 15 Timber separating flo... • Diagram H ACD - 17 Masonry Partition Wal... • Diagram H ACD - 18 Stud partition wall -... • Diagram H ACD - 7 Insulation above groun... • Diagram H ACD - 21 Eaves Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 14 Timber Intermediate f... • Diagram H ACD - 27 Gable Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 26 Gable Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 11 Timber suspended grou... • Diagram H ACD - 23 Eaves Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 32 Ope Perforated Steel ... • Diagram H ACD - 20 Eaves Ventilated Atti... • Diagram H ACD - 34 Ope Jamb with closer ... • Diagram H ACD - 29 Flat roof Eaves - Ins... • Diagram H ACD - 8 Insulation above grou... • Diagram H ACD - 13 Concrete Intermediate... • Diagram H ACD - 28 Gable Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 35 Ope Jamb with proprie... • Diagram H ACD - 36 Corner Inverted Corne... • Diagram H ACD - 16 Masonry solid and cav... • Diagram H ACD - 25 Eaves Insulation betw... • Diagram H ACD - 10 Insulation below grou... • Diagram H ACD - 37 Galvanised Top steel ...

Irish Water Requirements for Dwellings

Typical Inspection Reports

No 2. Inspection Foundations Radon Sump Barrier and Blinding No 26 Inspection of Windows on Rainwater System No 11. Inspection of Block work, Brickwork and feature stone band No 2. Inspection Foundations Radon Sump Barrier and Blinding No 12. Inspection of Block work, gable and party walls. No 28. Inspection of timber stairs installation No 3. Inspection Radon Barrier Blinding and Insulation No 22 Inspection Steel Beams and Intumescent paint No 4. Inspection of Radon Barrier and DPC No 25 Inspection of Windows on Front Elevations, DPM and Control Joint No 5. Inspection Radon Barrier Rising Walls Block and Brickwork No 17. Inspection of Stud wall construction No 8. Inspection of Blockwork and elements No 14 Inspection of Structural Beams No 23 Inspection of windows and doors being installed No 21 Inspection of Electrical first fix No 19. Inspection of Roof Construction and breathable membrane No 27 Inspection of Windows on Velux Rooflights No 10. Inspection of Joisting , bridging, Block work, Brickwork and Lintel supports No 16. Inspection of Stud wall construction. No 7. Inspection of Rising walls, Damp proof Course and Blockwork. No 18. Inspection of Roof Construction. No 7. Inspection of Chasing Block work, Brickwork and feature stone band No 6. Inspection Rising Walls Block and Brickwork No 8. Inspection of Radon Barrier and Damp proof Course. No 30 Inspection of timber stairs handrail installation No 15. Inspection of Stud wall and floor joist construction No 29. Inspection of timber stairs and handrail during construction stages No 3. Inspection Radon Barrier Blinding and Insulation No 31. Inspection of Timber stairs handrail. No 32. Inspection of Roof Access Hatch No 24 Inspection of Windows on Front and Rear Elevations No 20. Inspection of chasing in block party walls for electrical first fix No 13. Inspection Brickwork and Firestopping No 9. Inspection of Brick and Block work from 1st to 2nd floor

Referenced Standards and Publications

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I.S. 132: 1964 Metal Sinks for Domestic Purposes, AMD No. 1 1975

I.S. 132 Part 1 : 1975 Stainless Steel Sinks for Domestic Purposes (Metric) AMD No. 1 1977

I.S. EN 997: 2003 WC pans and WC suites with integral trap AMD 1 2006

I.S. EN 12056-1: 2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings - Part 1: General and performance requirements

I.S. EN 12056-2: 2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings - Part 2 Sanitary pipework, layout and calculation

I.S. EN 12056-5: 2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings - Part 5: Installation and testing, instructions for operation, maintenance and use

I.S. EN 13310: 2003 Kitchen sinks - functional requirements and test methods

BS 5422: 2009 Method for specifying thermal insulating materials for pipes, tanks, vessels, ductwork and equipment operating within the temperature range -40°C to +700°C

BS 6465-1: 2006 Sanitary installations. Code of practice for the design of sanitary facilities and scales of provision of sanitary and associated appliances. AMD 1:2009

BS 6465- 2:1996 Sanitary installations. Code of practice for space requirements for sanitary appliances

BS6465 - 3: 2006 Sanitary Installations. Code of Practice for the selection, installation and maintenance of sanitary and associated appliances

BS 6465 - 4: 2010 Sanitary Installation code of Practice for Provision of Public Toilets

BS 6700:2006 Design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages. AMD 1: 2009

Good Building Guide 40 - Protecting Pipes from Freezing

BRE Guide Thermal Insulation: avoiding risks

Other Standards and Publications

I.S. 9: 1976 Galvanised Cisterns for Domestic Water Supply

I.S. 123: 1964 Unplasticised PVC Pipe for Cold Water Supply

I.S. 134: 1977 Polyethylene Pipe Type 32

I.S. 135: 1975 Polyethylene Pipe Type 50

I.S. 156: 1984 Cast Iron Baths

I.S. 161: 1975 Copper Direct Cylinders for Domestic Purposes

I.S. 262: 1984 Grey Iron and Ductile Iron Pipe Fittings

I.S. 263: 1984 Baths made from Acrylic Sheet.

I.S. 287: 1986 Traditional-Style Rising Spindle Type Taps and Above Ground Stopvalves.

I.S. 292: 1986 Acrylic Shower Trays.

I.S. EN 31:1999 Pedestal wash basins. Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 32:1999 Wall-hung wash basins. Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 33: 2003 Pedestal W.C. pans with close-coupled flushing cistern. Connecting dimensions AMD 16151

I.S. EN 34: 1992/ Wall hung WC pan. Wall hung WC pan with close coupled cistern. Connecting dimensions AMD 7317

I.S. EN 37: 1999 Pedestal W.C. pans with independent water supply. Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 38: 1992 Wall hung WC pan. Wall hung WC pan with independent water supply. Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 80: 2001 Wall hung urinals - connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 111: 2003 Wall-hung hand rinse basins. Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 232: 2003 Baths - Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 251: 2003 Shower trays - Connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 263: 2008 Sanitary appliances - Crosslinked cast acrylic sheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposes

I.S. EN 274-1: 2002 Waste fittings for sanitary appliances. Requirements

I.S. EN 274-2: 2002 Waste fitting for sanitary appliances. Test methods

I.S. EN 274-3: 2002 Waste fittings for sanitary appliances. Quality control

I.S. EN 545: 2010 Ductile iron pipes, fittings, accessories and their joints for water pipelines. Requirements and test methods

I.S. EN 695: 2005 Kitchen sinks - connecting dimensions

I.S. EN 806-1: 2000 Specifications for installations inside buildings conveying water for human consumption - General AMD 1 2001

I.S. EN 806-2: 2005 Specifications for installations inside buildings conveying water for human consumption - Design

I.S. EN 806-3: 2006 Specifications for installations inside buildings conveying water for human consumption. Pipe sizing. Simplified method

I.S. EN 806-4: 2010 Specifications for installations inside buildings conveying water for human consumption - Installation

I.S. EN 1254-1: 1998 Copper and copper alloys - plumbing fittings - fittings with ends for capillary soldering or capillary brazing to copper tubes

I.S. EN 1254-2: 1998 Copper and copper alloys - plumbing fittings - fittings with compression ends for use with copper tubes

I.S. EN 1254-3: 1998 Copper and copper alloys - plumbing fittings - fittings with compression ends for use with plastics pipes

I.S. EN 1254-4: 1998 Copper and copper alloys - plumbing fittings - fittings combining other end connections with capillary or compression ends

I.S. EN 1254-5: 1998 Copper and copper alloys - plumbing fittings - fittings with short ends for capillary brazing to copper tubes

I.S. EN 1329-1: 2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system

I.S. EN 1451-1: 2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure - Polypropylene (PP). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system

I.S. EN 1455-1: 2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system

I.S. EN 1508: 1998 Water supply - Requirements for systems and components for the storage of water

I.S. EN 1519-1: 2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Polyethylene (PE). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system

I.S. EN 1565-1: 2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Styrene copolymer blends (SAN + PVC). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system

I.S. EN 1566-1: 2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-C). Specification for pipes, fittings and the system

I.S. EN 12764: 2004 Sanitary appliances - Specification for whirlpool baths, AMD 1: 2008

I.S. EN 13280: 2001 Specification for glass fibre reinforced cisterns of one-piece and sectional construction, for the storage, above ground, of cold water

I.S. EN 13407: 2006 Wall hung urinals - functional requirements and test methods

I.S. EN 13558: 2003 Specifications for impact modified extruded acrylic sheets for shower trays for domestic purposes

I.S. EN 13559: 2003 Specifications for impact modified coextruded ABS/Acrylic Sheets for baths and shower trays for domestic purposes

I.S. EN 14296: 2005 Sanitary appliances - Communal washing troughts

I.S. EN 14428: 2004 Shower enclosures - functional requirements and test methods, AMD 1: 2008

I.S. EN 14516: 2006 Baths for domestic purposes, AMD 1: 2010

I.S. EN 14527: 2006 Shower trays for domestic purposes, AMD 1: 2010

I.S. EN 14688:2006 Sanitary Appliances - Wash basins - functional requirements and test methods

I.S. EN 15334: 2007 Sanitary Appliances - Methacrylic dispersions of high filler content

I.S. EN ISO 1452-1: 2009 Plastics piping systems for water supply. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) - General

I.S. EN ISO 1452-2: 2009 Plastics piping systems for water supply. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) - Pipes

I.S. EN ISO 1452-3: 2009 Plastics piping systems for water supply. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) - Fittings

I.S. EN ISO 1452-4: 2009 Plastics piping systems for water supply. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) - Valves and ancillary equipment

I.S. EN ISO 1452-5:2009 Plastics piping systems for water supply. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) - Fitness for purpose of the system

BS 1125: 1987 Specification for WC flushing cisterns (including dual flush cisterns and flush pipes).

BS 1188: 1974 Specification for ceramic wash basins and pedestals AMD 2038; AMD 4093; AMD 4914.

BS 1566 Copper indirect cylinders for domestic purposes Part 2: 1984 (1990) Specification for single feed indirect cylinders AMD 5791; AMD 6601.

BS 2782-11: Method 1121B:1997, ISO 161-1:1996 (Identical) Methods of testing plastics. Thermoplastics pipes, fittings and valves. Thermoplastics pipes for the conveyance of fluids. Nominal outside diameters and nominal pressures. Metric series

BS 4213: 2004 Cisterns for domestic use. Cold water storage and combined feed and expansion (thermoplastic) cisterns up to 500 l. Specification

BS 4514: 2001 Unplasticized PVC soil and ventilating pipes of 82.4 mm minimum mean outside diameter, and fittings and accessories of 82.4 mm and of other sizes. Specification

BS 5255: 1989 Specification for thermoplastics waste pipe and fittings

BS 5506-3: 1977 Specification for wash basins - Part 3: Wash basins (one or three tap holes) Materials, quality, design and construction AMD 4915

BS 5955-8: 2001 Plastics pipework (thermoplastics materials). Specification for the installation of thermoplastic pipes and associated fittings for use in domestic hot and cold services and heating systems in buildings

BS 7181: 1989 Specification for storage cisterns up to 500 l actual capacity for water supply for domestic purposes.

BS 7291-1: 2010 Thermoplastic pipes and associated fittings for hot and cold water for domestic purposes and heating installations in buildings. General Requirements

BS 7291-2: 2010 Thermoplastics pipes and associated fittings for hot and cold water for domestic purposes and heating installations in buildings. Specification for polybutylene (PB) pipes and associated fittings

BS 7291-3: 2010 Thermoplastics pipes and associated fittings for hot and cold water for domestic purposes and heating installations in buildings. Specification for cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) pipes and associated fittings

BS 7291-4: 1990 Thermoplastics pipes and associated fittings for hot and cold water for domestic purposes and heating installations in buildings. Specification for chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (PVC-C) pipes and associated fittings and solvent cement, AMD 6399

ISO 4065: 1996 Thermoplastic pipe. Universal wall thickness table

ISO 11922-1: 1997 Thermoplastics pipes for the conveyance of fluids. Dimensions and tolerances. Metric series

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