An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

1st Edition

Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

RIBA Publishing
Published June 16, 2014
Reference - 96 Pages
ISBN 9781859465394 - CAT# Y169253

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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.


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