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Energy Efficient Street Lighting as an Allowable Solution?

Posted on January 6th 2014

The emerging requirements for allowable Solutions will be an extra cost to housing developers. In addition to potentially being a cheaper alternative to Allowable Solution payments, by providing on-site Allowable Solutions, developers can realise a benefit from this cost. Allowable Solutions are expected to be necessary to achieve the ‘zero carbon home’ standard that is proposed to be required by …

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Lighting design for Part L Compliance

Posted on June 26th 2012

Addressing the energy demand and associated CO2 emissions from lighting is a key element in complying with Part L of the Building Regulations (2010). Good lighting design is fundamental to cost-effectively meeting the standards. Furthermore, there are added benefits of a good lighting design in terms of occupant comfort and potentially lower running costs. Good lighting design will meet CIBSE’s …

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