An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment (Paperback)

An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association Cover Image
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An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references and links to valuable sources. In the second section, a series of case studies provide examples real-world low carbon refurbishment projects and products.

This updated edition brings An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment up-to-date with Approved Document L, changes to permitted development rights, and other issues around planning and funding. It encompasses the latest research and expands its discussion of air-tightness and ventilation, water labelling, and lighting - plus brand new references and case studies.

About the Author

Peter Rickaby is Director of Rickaby Thompson Associates, a specialist energy and sustainability consultancy founded in 1982. He is a non-executive Director of CoRE, an experienced SAP and NHER Assessor and trainer, an accredited Low Carbon Energy Assessor through CIBSE, and a BREEAM Accredited Professional.  Peter is also a member of the RIBA's Sustainable Futures Group, of the Zero Carbon Hub's Energy Work Group of BSI's PAS 2030 Steering Group and of the Whole House Retrofit Group of the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Buildings (EEPB). Construction Products Association represents the UK's manufacturers and suppliers of construction products components and fittings. It acts as the voice of the construction products sector representing the industry-wide view of its members.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781859465394
ISBN-10: 1859465390
Publisher: Riba Publishing
Publication Date: June 16th, 2014
Pages: 96
Language: English