Building Fabric (Energy Efficiency) Guide

The building fabric guide details how low-cost improvements can dramatically reduce heat loss through building fabric, to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. In particular it looks at opportunities for energy saving in roofs and lofts, walls, windows, doors and floors. This includes:
• Cavity wall and roof insulation.
• Windows and glazing, including the benefits of double glazing, low-emissivity glass and integrated blinds.
• Air infiltration and the importance of replacing broken seals and improving draught proofing.
• Action checklist for building fabric energy efficiency improvements.

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Monday, 29th April 2013

Mary Rawlinson, DPP

This is a straightforward and efficiently detailed booklet which provides explanatory text, images and a checklist for users to work towards improving their building. A useful resource for estate, energy and facilities managers alike.

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