Our Part in the Fight Against Climate Change
It’s hard to stand against profit and convenience, but we must – for everyone’s sake.
Why is air leakage important?
Minimising air leakage is good for the environment and for the client: if there are holes and gaps in the building fabric, heated air can escape. Reduced air leakage makes for an energy-efficient building, with lower CO2 emissions and – happily for the customer – lower energy bills.
Ahh, BIM. That infamous acronym has echoed around offices across the UK for the last decade. It stands for Building Information Modelling, or Building Information Management (the powers-that-be have yet to decide, really). But there’s more evidence of Father Christmas walking among us than BIM being used effectively in today’s construction industry.
Building regulations have come under the spotlight over the last few months and it is generally accepted that some regulations are in need of an urgent review. On a positive note, it is therefore welcoming to read the recently published recommendations on the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) (the UK methodology for assessing the energy and environmental performance of homes) and that Government has accepted that how we assess the energy performance of homes needs to change if we are to keep pace with research, innovation and technology developments.
We know our comprehensive service is reliable, fast and cost-effective. But the best testimonials come from those we’ve worked with. Here are just a few quotes from our customers: whether architects, property developers or private property owners, they recommend our services without hesitation.