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Energy efficiency in domestic dwellings

A. G. Williamson

Energy efficiency in domestic dwellings

a literature review and commentary : a report for the Ministry of Commerce

by A. G. Williamson

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Published by The Ministry in [Wellington, N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- New Zealand.,
    • Dwellings -- Insulation -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by A.G. Williamson.
      ContributionsNew Zealand. Ministry of Commerce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ163.5.D86 W55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL90898M
      ISBN 100478000448
      LC Control Number99200574
      OCLC/WorldCa42038350

      PAS covers how to assess dwellings for retrofit, identify improvement options, design and specify Energy Efficiency Measures (EEM) and monitor retrofit projects. Meanwhile PAS , which was redeveloped in conjunction with PAS , covers the installation, commissioning and handover of retrofit projects.   Energy ratings exist throughout Europe and consist of a certificate that gives your house a grade, on an A to G scale, much like your washing machine or fridge (A being the best). In ROI they’re called Building Energy Ratings (BER) and in NI, Energy Performance Certificates (EPC). The same methodology (in NI Standard Assessment Procedure, in ROI Dwelling .

        Approved Document L2B: conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings, edition (incorporating , , and amendments) Ref: ISBN PDF. The paper also discusses the methods for improving energy efficiency in new extensions to existing dwellings, using a typical solid-wall terraced house with a new single storey extension, as a.

        Table Of Content Energy Use and Conservation in Domestic Dwelling. 4 Introduction. 4 Energy consumption from domestic dwellings. 4 Industrial Boiler Energy Conservation. 5 Radiation and Convection Losses. 6 Performance of Heat Transfer Areas. 6 Optimum Hot Well temperature. 6 Heat Loss Due to Inadequate Insulation. 6 Steam Trap . Get this from a library! Energy use and energy efficiency in the UK domestic sector up to the year [R D Evans; H P J Herring].


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The reports in this series are: 1. Energy Summary Report 2. Space and Water Heating 3. Thermal Insulation 4.This fully immersive Domestic Energy Assessor Course is both theory-based and hands-on and by completing this City & Guilds Level 3 qualification in Domestic Energy Assessment you will have all skills and accreditation required to survey buildings and produce accurate EPCs on all existing domestic dwellings.