Keeping cool, while staying warm

summer heat in the city, shown on mercury thermometer in front of the window, with a 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) and the Sun in the back. photo is taken with DSLR camera.

Careful attention to building design is essential to meet the challenges of warmer summers, while also reducing the amount of energy that we use during the colder times of the year…

Homes are constructed to higher standards, with improved levels … Read the rest

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Thermal Mass for Part L1A 2013

In this post we look at the role thermal mass plays in how buildings pass Part L1A of the Building Regulations.

Timber frame constructions are typically associated with lower levels of thermal Mass (a TMP of 100 is commonly used … Read the rest

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