What is a U value?

What is a U value? A U value is the measurement of heat loss (or heat flow) per m2 of surface area per 1 degrees C (Kelvin) temperature difference. The calculation measures the heat flow through a series of elements and includes internal and external resistance. An example is displayed below: In order to calculate…

Thermal Bridge Details

Thermal Bridge Details When carrying out a house design then to make it much easier for a SAP Calculation, it is really important to consider the Thermal Bridge Details. The default accredited details are now already incorporated into Part L 2013 so you really need to consider enhancements. The U value for a wall, roof…

Upper Caldecotte, Biggleswade

Housing Development, Upper Caldecotte, Biggleswade – Code Level 5 Project Details 10 houses achieved a final rating of Code for Sustainable Homes level 5. Client – Grand Union Housing Architect – David Coles Architects Contractor – VE Parrott (Oakley) Ltd Key features The development at Upper Caldecotte, Biggleswade is on target to achieve Code level 5 with a number of features…

Breedon

Housing Development, Breedon, Leicestershire Project Details 10 houses achieved a final rating of Code for Sustainable Homes level 3. Client – emh homes Project Manager – Ridge & Partners LLP (Leicester) Architect – Letts Wheeler Contractor – Lindum Construction Key features The development at Breedon, Leicestershire achieved Code level 3 with a number of features including…