Describes examples of insulation of facade walls, roofs and screeds in new construction that affect the energy demand of buildings. Analyze its impact on energy certification. Includes examples of energy loss in distribution subsystems: pipes and ducts
The guidebook focuses on the development of proposals for the energy rehabilitation of buildings, within the scope of passive measures, affecting the building elements that make up the thermal envelope of the building.
This Technical Memorandum (TM) aims to help building services engineers and other professionals working on the planning, design and construction of homes: to understand and demonstrate good practice; to understand the relevant guidance, tools and other resources available; and to contribute to delivering good practice as part of a wider design team.
The Guidebook gives practical guidance for selection, installation and operation of solar shading as well as future trends in integration of HVAC-systems and solar control.