Energy conservation in buildings : a guide to Part L of the Building regulations (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Energy conservation in buildings : a guide to Part L of the Building regulations

Author: J R Waters
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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major new regulations on energy conservation introduced to the Building Regulations for England and Wales in April 2002 this new guide explains the regulations and how they apply to particular  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waters, J.R.
Energy conservation in buildings.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003
(DLC) 2002038347
(OCoLC)51281012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J R Waters
ISBN: 9780470773802 0470773804 1405112530 9781405112536
OCLC Number: 214281569
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 202 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction; Use of guidance; General definitions applicable to L1 and L2; Testing; The conservation of fuel and power in dwellings; The legal requirement for the conservation of fuel and power in dwellings; General guidance; Design and construction; Work on existing dwellings; The conservation of fuel and power in buildings other than dwellings; The legal requirement; General guidance; Design; Construction; Providing information; Work on existing buildings; Tables of U-values; Windows, doors and rooflights; Roofs, walls and floors; Thermal conductivity and density of building materials; The calculation of U-values for walls; Background theory; Example calculations; The calculation of U-values for ground floors; Introduction; Solid ground floors; Suspended floors; Compensation calculations for glazing; Introduction; Example calculations; Target U-value examples; SAP ratings and the carbon index; SAP; Carbon factor and carbonindex; Relationship between SAP and CI; Calculation of trade-off examples; Methods of meeting the lighting standard; Lamp and luminaire efficiency; Lighting controls; Example calculations; CPR calculations - methods for office buildings; Origins of the CPR method for office buildings; The carbon performance rating for mechanical ventilation; The carbon performance rating for air conditioning and mechanical ventilation; The carbon performance rating and the whole building method; Example calculations; Solar overheating calculations; Definitions; Sources of data for the parameters; Example calculation; Air tightness and air leakage testing; The importance of air tightness; The mechanisms of air infiltration; The measurement of air leakage; The air leakage criterion; Air leakage paths; Alternative test methods; References
Responsibility: J.R. Waters.

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