Build Test Solutions and our trusted partner, Elmhurst Energy Consultancy, have been delivering a number of these projects and are delighted to have supported smart air brick technology provider, AirEx, and its DA project sponsor, EDF Energy, in achieving the status of the UK’s 1st fully completed Demonstration Action.
As a part of the energy performance of private rented sector consultation, Build Test Solutions believes that the Heat Transfer Coefficient (HTC) of the dwelling should be considered as a performance standard.
Build Test Solutions has secured backing from the Innovate UK Sustainable Innovation Fund for a project which seeks to optimise, validate and implement our highly scalable mould risk indicator for homes.
Build Test Solutions provides an overview of Heat Loss Parameter, and introduces a simple guide for which performance can be measured against.
The University of Nottingham have recently published a journal paper entitled ‘A practical review of alternatives to the steady pressurisation method for determining building airtightness’.
The recent Building Performance Network report, ‘State of the Nation Review: Performance Evaluation of New Housing’ was published this week. The report provides more evidence that we simply don’t know the real performance of our buildings, underwhelming policies based on predicted performance all of which leaving buildings at risk of unintended consequences.
Following the recent success of Pulse, Build Test Solutions have developed Pulse 2.0, a more robust, lightweight version of the previous system, which will be unveiled to the public at this year’s Futurebuild event in early March.
Build Test Solutions (working with Carnego Systems and SOAP retrofit) has been announced as winners of the Billing, metering and monitoring solutions category of Energiesprong’s Design Competition, held in London last year.
BTS have published the results from using Pulse to test the air leakage of very air tight dwellings, such as Passivhaus new builds and Enerphit retrofits.
Following the release of the Future Homes Standard by the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Welsh Government has now released its own review of Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of Building Regulations.