4.6 The Five Factors of Thermal Performance – New Build

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By the end of this lesson you will have learned about: …the main factors influencing thermal performance in new build: Shape (which determines the surface area for heat loss) Glazing (which lets in useful heating energy from the sun but may also let in too much energy causing overheating, and of course lets heat back […]

Suggested reading

  1. CarbonLite Guidance, particularly the construction guidance in Volumes 4 and 5: http://www.aecb.net/publications/publication-categories/carbonlite/
Lesson tags: airtightness, CarbonLite Retrofit, form factor, glazing, insulation, thermal bridging, ventilation, ventilation with heat recovery
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