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Links for September 8th through September 13th

by Mel Starrs on September 15, 2010

in News

These are my links for September 8th through September 13th: Sustainability Matrix – Green Offices | Max Fordham – Very impressed that Fordham's are being this transparent: "As a practice we think it important to drive the sustainability agenda and stimulate discussion, so versions of our current matrices were published in AJ and we welcome […]

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These are my links for April 18th through April 19th: Construction Blog Practice – New blog from someone at Constructing Excellence Asus Eee 900 to hit shelves on 1 May – ZDNet.co.uk – Going to hold out for the new and improved version (plus the 7" is nigh impossible to source instore in the US) […]

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These are my links for April 1st through April 5th: How To Find Lost Objects – via LifeHacker – a 122 page pdf on a similar vein to www.flylady.net IES <VE SBEM> EPC SOFTWARE MEETS 6TH APRIL DEADLINE – IES on the ball again when it comes to SBEM (even though their DSM software IMO […]

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Additional guidance has been published on the NCM FAQ’s page regarding how to deal with shared spaces within blocks of flats using iSBEM: Each flat is a separate dwelling and must be assessed using SAP (the relevant guidance is in ADL1A). However, the common areas in the flats are not classified as dwellings. As stated in ADL1A paragraph […]

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From the website 4 October: An updated release of the Part L calculation software SBEM has today been made available for designers wishing to demonstrate compliance for buildings other than dwellings. The development team at BRE has been responding to feedback from the market on the previous release in May and has incorporated a number of […]

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Part L1A & L1B – changes to application

by Mel Starrs on October 3, 2006

in Part L

Announced today on the BRE website: Large dwellings over 450 m2 The limitation of SAP to dwellings of floor area not exceeding 450 m2 has been removed and SAP, rather than SBEM, should be used for Part L compliance for such dwellings. Is this the beginning of the end for SBEM? Or might this be […]

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If, like me, you have been tearing your hair out, trying to get your head around Part L since long before April this year, this book may help alleviate some of those stresses. Available from RIBA and NBS, the Guide costs £25. The RIBA blurb is below: Guide to Part L is a thoroughly researched, […]

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