Ecobuild 2014: Cost-effective solutions for delivering compliant commercial buildings
Cost-effective solutions for delivering compliant commercial buildings discussed by Roy James, Associate Director, Arup at Ecobuild 2014.
The Government has announced that a 6% reduction in carbon emissions for new build homes, compared to Part L 2010, will be implemented through Building Regulations in April 2014. The changes also reflect a 9% reduction in carbon emissions for non-domestic buildings. What impact do these new energy efficiency targets have on green building design, and what ventilation issues might ensue as buildings are made increasingly air tight?