Our homes and other buildings leak in a wide variety of places. Some are obvious (like windows that don’t close … Read More
Around the ends of floor joists built into the external wall,and to a lesser extent around joist hangers.
Here we outline a 12-step program for contractors and design teams to assist them in delivering airtight buildings. The UK … Read More
Find out what is required to deliver Passivhaus at a practical level and how to comply with QA issues and … Read More
This review and report undertaken on behalf of SERS Energy Solutions Ltd to understand the current standard of workmanship and … Read More
Conventional laboratory tests for the determination of liquid transport are not fully appropriate for interior insulation purposes, as they tend … Read More
The assumed U-values of solid walls represent a significant source of uncertainty when estimating the energy performance of dwellings. The … Read More
Residential housing design continues to move towards the development of high performance sustainable building systems. To be sustainable, a building … Read More