A turning tide for the measurement of buildings?

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.

BTS Reacts to PAS 2035 release

On the 30th June 2019, the British Standards Institute (BSI) released the long awaited PAS 2035; the new framework for retrofitting dwellings for improved energy efficiency. This new standard is supported by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and was developed by a Steering Group which included many stakeholders from the Built Environment and Retrofit industry.