Free CPD – Understanding the Performance Gap
Understanding the Performance Gap – In-situ Thermal Performance Testing
Carbon budgets are driving the need for higher insulation standards but buildings are failing to meet their thermal specifications by a considerable margin. Research has shown that homes often underperform compared to their designs and this is largely due to inconsistencies in the building fabric. If we fail to quantify and minimise this “Performance Gap”, national policy targets for carbon reduction cannot be met. With the decarbonisation of heating and electricity, it is becoming vital to assess the thermal performance of every building.
This short CPD session, hosted by Veritherm, provides a review of recent studies on housing performance and explores the cost, benefits, and accessibility of low-cost building fabric performance testing.