How ductwork can help you achieve the Target Emission Rate (TER)

Chester Balmore low res Ductwork can have a significant impact on whether a building achieves its TER due to the energy required to run the ductwork system and the various aspects that can affect this. This post explores why….

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How to comply with the heat transfer requirements of insulated ductwork

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In this blog you’ll learn about the standards prescribed for insulating ductwork, which is installed into new and existing non-domestic buildings.

The ductwork system efficiency claimed should be based on the appropriate method of calculation, as detailed in the 2013 … Read the rest

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3 ways to comply with the standards for domestic extensions

Extending your home to comply with the standards So, you’re building an extension on your house. What do you have to do to make sure it complies with the standards? This blog explores the options…

When determining compliance for an extension, there are three routes to showing that … Read the rest

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Tinkering with L1A 2013 compliance

Tinkering under the bonnet of SAP Jon Ducker’s been getting under the bonnet of SAP to get a building to comply with the new Building Regulations for L1A 2013. Here he shares his experiences…

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Setting the targets for SAP

Dartboard I’ve skimmed through the newly available Tables in Appendix R of SAP 2012 and put together some thoughts on the significant targets used.

The Approved Documents for Part L aren’t quite with us, but SAP 2012 Appendix R, which provides … Read the rest

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