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Improving Build Quality through Post Occupancy Evaluation

Posted on January 13th 2017

We currently monitor buildings for a number of our clients to provide valuable feedback on post-occupancy performance, to ensure that lessons are learnt going forwards and that the most efficient arrangements are used for future projects. This improves the overall performance of buildings, minimises the performance gap, and ensures that buildings operate effectively for their occupants. Post occupancy evaluation (POE) …

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Environmental Performance Considerations when Selecting Glazing

Posted on January 13th 2017

Glazing is usually one of the most expensive packages within the construction process. It is therefore essential that all glazing requirements are considered and appropriate glazing specified to secure best value. The main issues to consider with glazing are: Acoustic levels Daylighting Levels Solar Heating Thermal Efficiency Acoustic GlazingĀ  To meet acoustic requirements set out in BS8233:2014 acoustic glazing is …

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