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Materials, durability and whole-life costing

Materials, durability and whole-life costing

Guidance and industry reports, Databases

This resource by GreenSpec links to a number of articles, by Peter Mayer of BLP building defects insurance, which are based on the premise that for any component, the market supplies a range of options with different whole life performance and cost consequences. Read more…

Housing refurbishment & retrofit

Housing refurbishment & retrofit

Guidance and industry reports, Case studies

These pages from GreenSpec take the reader through the key issues of refurbishment and retrofit. Covering the initial strategy, and understanding of the existing fabric all the way to detailed advice on air tightness, renewable energy types and insulations. Read more…

Wood Fibre Insulation

Wood Fibre Insulation

Guidance and industry reports

Wood fibre is becoming increasingly popular in the UK due to a combination of insulation, breathability and decrement delay qualities combined with a lighter environmental footprint compared with more traditional forms of insulation. Read more…

Designing for air-tightness

Designing for air-tightness

Guidance and industry reports

This resource from GreenSpec provides an introduction to designing for airtightness. Explains the necessity, and how it should be considered from design stages through to construction. Read more…

Decrement Delay

Decrement Delay

Guidance and industry reports

Different materials, then, allow the passage of heat at different rates. The time it takes the peak temperature on the outside of a material,... Read more…

Design for dismantling and re-use

Design for dismantling and re-use

Guidance and industry reports

Buildings that have been designed with one eye to future can make a significant impact on reducing resource dependency. These pages from GreenSpec... Read more…

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