SAP stands for Standard Assessment Procedure and is a method of calculating the energy efficiency of a dwelling.
SBEM stands for Simplified Building Energy Modelling and is a method of calculating the energy efficiency of a non-residential building.
Thermal modelling not only helps a building perform at its most efficient, it is also a great cost – saving exercise.
Some ventilation and heating systems for buildings may be relatively simple, the building physics occurring can be very complicated.
Daylight studies are a requirement for BREEAM, Code for Sustainable Homes, the Home Quality Mark and for various building types such as schools (BB90).
With multiple members of staff certified PassivHaus designers, we are able to offer a wealth of experience and knowledge to your PassivHaus Project.
Achieving a good airtightness on your project is an effective way to decrease the total energy use, and as such this is an area which MACH.
Your Local Planning Authority will determine acceptable carbon emissions and targets for renewable energy for your project.