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CEEQUAL – What’s new?

Posted on September 17th 2019

CEEQUAL version 6 was released in July 2019 with the intention of bringing together the methodologies of CEEQUAL and BREEAM Infrastructure. The new iteration combines the strong technical elements of BREEAM and builds upon the well proven processes of the CEEQUAL approach to assessment. CEEQUAL version 6 maintains the existing, successful elements of the long-standing CEEQUAL methodology, which has a …

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Hot or Noisy – Which would you choose?

Posted on September 11th 2019

The go to approach for a noise assessment is to keep windows closed to ensure internal noise levels meet British Standards. However, openable windows are encouraged by the GLA to reduce and mitigate overheating risks to CIBSE levels set out in TM59. Without careful consideration this presents an inherent conflict with residents left to choose between uncomfortable noise levels and …

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Metering: if you can’t measure it you can’t improve it

Posted on September 11th 2019

Heat Networks are another area where the adage “if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it” holds true. Good metering facilitates accurate billing, protects revenue, assists in troubleshooting, allows monitoring and quantifies efficiency levels. The benefits are amplified in phased developments, where operational data from initial phases can and should inform the design and sizing of future ones This …

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