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Journal TitlePassive House Plus
Article TitleWill building boom see low energy failures?
AuthorHearne, John
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Note(s)Energy efficiency standards for new homes have risen 60% since 2005. The author asks if building developers are ready to meet the challenges the new standards require to deal with insulation, airtightness, thermal bridging and so prevent condensation, mould and other problems.
Subject(s)house construction ; energy-efficient buildings ; building regulations ; legislation ; airtightness
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