Part F - Ventilation
Approved Document F: Volume 2 applies to buildings other than dwellings
Publication title: Approved Document F: Volume 2 applies to buildings other than dwellings
Date published: December 2021
Date valid from: 15 June 2022
Approved Document F: Volume 2 provides guidance on building ventilation, including building air quality and preventing condensation in a non-domestic structure.
In non-domestic premises, including places of work, priorities include the continuous circulation of clean air, for example with an air conditioning system which can be straightforwardly accessed and refurbished when needed, and minimising the potential risk of any airborne illnesses.
A consolidated version of the individual Approved Documents published by the government, now presented as a single, searchable PDF.
Approved Document F: Volume 2 applies to buildings other than dwellings2 This approved document takes effect on 15 June 2022.
Changes in this version
As of 15 June 2022, the guidance will change due to The Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 20213 and the following two approved documents will be in force:
- Approved Document F: Volume 1 applies to dwellings
- Approved Document F: Volume 2 applies to buildings other than dwellings
This will replace the following Approved Document:
- Approved Document F - Ventilation (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments)