Review of evidence supporting the existence of a gap in energy performance and CO2 emissions between what is predicted during design and achieved by homes when complete; exploring the potential causes from the earliest stages of design to post-construction checking.
Written by Cutland Consulting Limited. Published by IHS BRE Press on behalf of NHBC Foundation.
The NHBC Foundation - National House Building Council's independent research institution - was established in January 2006 in partnership with the BRE Trust.
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