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Certification is a new service offering certification and registration services, including Competent Person, Green Deal Installer and MCS Installer Certification, to help you offer the self certification and low carbon building services customers want. For more information visit www.fmb.org.uk/certification or contact the FMB on 020 7092 3881.
Download Building Regulations guidance for
See the FMB Lofts section
The Lofts Group Guide (Members only)
This guide is written to help you do the right things for both your business and your customer at each stage of the loft conversion. It covers each stage of a typical loft conversion.
You can also download
The Loft Conversion Project Guide (Free download)
The Guide brings together guidance for loft conversion projects from the Approved Documents and construction industry literature, in a document aimed at smaller builders and interested consumers in particular. It is produced by the Construction Products Association in collaboration with other organizations including the Federation of Master Builders.
Advice on planning issues is available from the PlanningPortal at www.planningportal.gov.uk/
Find building products by searching the Barbour and RIBA product directories. You can search by type of product or by supplier or trade name, see their websites at
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For information resources and training courses on traditional and historic building and conservation work visit the Training Traditional Building and Conservation page or contact the FMB's training department on 020 7092 3833.