Thermal Modelling and Detailing: What’s wrong and what does the future look like?

Detail eye

Out of the Zero Carbon Hub’s end of term report, Construction Detailing was identified as a particular area requiring improvement. This post looks at what is happening now, and what an Accredited Thermal modelling scheme may look like.

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SAP 2012 – What’s changed? (Thermal Bridging)

Up to 19 new linear thermal bridging junctions in the recently published SAP2012

SAP dictates how a dwelling will perform against the TER set by the standards, so picking out the changes from SAP2009 gives us a few pointers as … Read the rest

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Thermal Bridging at Junctions

Spaghetti Junction, Birmingham There’s a potential design versus as-built issue in how heat loss at junctions is considered for existing buildings energy assessments.

SAP and RDSAP assume a global thermal bridging factor, a y-value (as defined in SAP Appendix K), based on the … Read the rest

Date: May 21, 2013
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