BSRIA to develop a ‘framework’ for future energy efficient residential development

Construction and building services consultancy the BSRIA has recently announced a new project for developing a ‘framework’ for future energy efficient residential development.

The Innovate UK project aims to minimize new buildings’ ‘performance gap’, which is the gap between the intended and actual performance of buildings in terms of energy use and comfort. As part of its efforts, the BSRIA has launched a one year Innovate UK funded feasibility study, which started at the end of 2015.

The aim of this study is to inform the development of a ‘framework’ that can be applied to the delivery of energy efficient homes with greater attention on operational performance. To help track the process, the study is considering the use of metrics/Key Performance Indicators to help project teams evaluate and track the feasibility, buildability, delivery, commissioning, handover and management of energy efficient homes once they are occupied.

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