44. Application of energy efficiency requirements.

Building regulations contain energy efficiency requirements1 which apply to the erection of any building2 which:

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    (1)     is a roofed construction having walls3;

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    (2)     uses energy to condition the indoor climate4; and

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    (3)     does not fall within one or more of the following categories5:

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      (a)     buildings which are:

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        (i)     listed buildings6;

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        (ii)     buildings in a conservation area7; or

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        (iii)     buildings included in the schedule of monuments8, where compliance with the energy efficiency requirements would unacceptably alter their character or appearance9;

    2.