Tackling Overheating in Buildings – Applicable Solutions from Research

Tackling Overheating in Buildings – Applicable Solutions from Research

Designing a new house or retrofit project focuses on the need to retain the heat within the house, but they normally overlook the need to tackle the overheating problem which coincides with this.Overheating is generally understood to be the accumulation of warmth within a building to an extent where it causes discomfort to the occupants.Overheating is not just limited to summer days. It can also occur whenever the temperature inside...

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Mould in Buildings: What is it and how can it be Prevented?

Mould in Buildings: What is it and how can it be Prevented?

Concern about mould in construction has been increasing as people become aware that exposure to mould can cause a variety of health effects and symptoms, and impact decay of the building’s structure. As people spend a substantial part of their day indoors, be that in their homes, offices, schools, etc., ensuring and maintaining a good level of air quality is an important factor to consider when it comes to their...

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Energiesprong – A Viable Solution to Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Energiesprong – A Viable Solution to Net-Zero Energy Buildings

To meet the climate change targets set out by the government by 2050, we encourage to utilize solutions such as Energiesprong, to retrofit homes with these energy-efficient measures and tackle home energy consumption, and reduce carbon emissions.

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A Need For Sustainable Fire-Resistant Membranes In The Structural Safety Of Buildings

A Need For Sustainable Fire-Resistant Membranes In The Structural Safety Of Buildings

Fire safety should be a top priority when planning any type of construction. Greater emphasis on the structure and fire-resistant certified materials is important for both the roof and the walls to achieve the maximum level of protection against fires, especially in new buildings.

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