Atamate Building Intelligence - Blog | Building performance
Measuring domestic net zero
Cutting domestic carbon emissions is essential to achieving net-zero by 2050. Current policy is to renovate existing buildings to energy performance certificate (EPC) band C. However, that does not measure carbon emissions so every building could achieve band C and still leave the sector far short of net-zero. Here’s...Read More
Psi-values: What are they and why do they matter?
In this article we look at the impact of psi-values and why they matter. Psi-values are a measure of the heat loss of a junction between two fabric elements, eg floor and external wall. These junctions are called non-repeating thermal bridges.
Previous iterations of the UK Building Regulations have raised awareness of...Read More
NABERS UK Launch: Rating Performance.
This morning (26 November 2020) I, virtually, attended the official launch of the NABERS UK Rating scheme, presented by the Design for Performance Initiative and chaired by the Better Building Partnership.Read More