In the summer of 2019, the government commissioned the National Board of Housing Building and Planning (Boverket) to initiate preparations for facilitating the introduction of regulation for a climate declaration when constructing new buildings. This report is an english translation of the plan sent to the government in june 2020.
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One of the systems for construction verification in Sweden, are the so called eurocodes (European construction standards). Here you can read about their areas of application.
This is the English translation of Boverket´s Building Regulations, for informative purposes. Please note that the Building Regulations (BBR) are often updated. This version, BBR 26 BFS 2018:4, is not the latest version.
This translation covers Planning and Building Act (2010:900) including amendments up to SFS 2018:1370 and Planning and Planning and Building Ordinance (2011:338) including amendments up to SFS 2018:1390.
Boverket's general recommendations (2015:1) on open space for play and time spent outdoors in after-school centres, preschools, schools or similar establishments
This is general recommendations for chapter 8, Section 9 second paragraph, Section 10 and 11 of the Planning and Building Act (2010:900), PBL.
Densification is not only about building housing. It is also about creating a good built environment for the people who live, work and spend time in the city. Supplementation is intended to create added value, while at the same time making good use of existing values and qualities.
The Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning’s mandatory provisions and general recommendations for temporary accommodation facilities, ATA
The statute contains mandatory provisions and general recommendations on adjustments and deviations from the requirements on new construction, reconstruction and other alterations to buildings for temporary accommodation facilities.
Construction of new housing has been low in Sweden for two decades. Meanwhile, the rate of population growth has increased since the start of the new millennium, particularly in metropolitan areas. There is an overall concern that the “ever increasing housing shortage” will reduce mobility and, consequently, lower economic growth.
A panel data study on the role of housing in the intermunicipal migration of different age cohorts in Sweden.
Government bill 2013/14:174 stated that it should not be the individual building contractor or owner who assesses whether it is cost-effective to install individual meters; instead Boverket should make a general assessment. Boverket was therefore commissioned to examine whether individual metering and charging is a cost-effective investment, and to specify in which cases metering systems for heating, cooling and domestic hot water should be installed in buildings.