residential buildings / dwellings

Last week, the French Ministry of ecology, energy, sustainable development and the sea published  a study on energy budget in dwellings. Download
Post date: 11 Jun 2010
Type: Note

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Post date: 3 Jun 2010
Type: Event

It includes the rural parts of Stirling now being done in addition to the original plan for the whole city, the whole of the Orkney Isles and the remaining parts of the Western Isles. The measures will cut average energy bills by £61 a year and by £2,445 over the 40 year lifetime of the insulation. Top-ups will be offered free to everyone who already has loft insulation that is not up to the recognised standard. A third of all the heat lost in an uninsulated home is through the walls. Typically, a quarter of the heat in an uninsulated home is lost through the roof.
Post date: 26 Apr 2010
Type: News

Post date: 13 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 13 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

The Building Standards Technical Handbook, published on April 6, 2010 and which comes into force in October 1, 2010, confirms:Enhanced energy standards for new buildings - both homes and non-domestic - which will reduce emissions by 30 per cent on 2007 standards and by 70 per cent compared to 1990 Improved sound insulation to party walls and floors and the introduction of sound insulation testing to homes Better security features for homes including higher design specification for doors, windows and locks to deter opportunity crime
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: News

Post date: 22 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 22 Mar 2010
Type: Publication