New service for house energy performance #ClimateEmergency

It is now essential that we address the current Climate Emergency. And one of the ways that you can do this in your house is by reducing the amount of energy lost through poor insulation and damp. In a similar Read More …

Part L Thermal Modelling/Building Regulation compliance:Pt 3 #Passivhaus @Target_Zer0 mentioned

This third post on the basics of Thermal Modelling and Building Regulation compliance and explains how Thermal Bridging is handled as part of the Passivhaus certification. This FACT SHEET outlines the fundamentals of Passivhaus Thermal Bridge terminology and calculations. It Read More …

The basics of Part L Thermal Modelling Building Regulation compliance – Part 2

This second post continues on from The basics of Part L Thermal Modelling Building Regulation compliance and delves a little deeper into the reasons why Thermal Modelling is critical to house design. One of the two registered NSAI Thermal Modellers Read More …

The basics of Part L Thermal Modelling Building Regulation compliance – Part 1

This post has come about after the 2 I wrote for BRegsForum on: 1. Are specialist Part L Ancillary Certifiers required (Part 1) Part 2 Which in turn came about following the post by the admin team on: Design Certifiers Read More …

The Americans are like us, but they are different: #3 R and U value units

Continuing the ‘Americans are like us but different posts’ and the previous post on Metric vs Imperial Units this post continues the units theme as there are big differences between how the UK/Ireland and the US handles Thermal Resistance. The Read More …

Why u-values are not enough – eliminating thermal bridging is key…

This is a bit of a continuation of the Blog Post on DEAP, BER ratings, DEAP, Part L and Building Regulation Compliance So you’ve been working your design through DEAP and no matter what you do, you can’t jump from Read More …